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Transportation Planner

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: UK - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/08/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a global leader in the design and delivery of infrastructure, power and major engineering projects around the world. Their clients come to them for a wide range of advice, resources and skills - in engineering, maintaining infrastructure, managing construction, planning and strategic thinking.

The Role:
Job Title: Transportation Planner
Location - Various, UK

Purpose and Objectives:

A Transportation Planner is required to join our transport team. The successful candidate will work as part of the transportation team, with the objective of successfully delivering a range of transportation planning projects for a range of clients.
The role has a key function in providing project management support and task delivery leads on small and medium sized commissions for our clients. The applicant will be technically competent such that they can design and scope the work required in discussions with clients or a bid team and then plan and manage the resource required to deliver the commission. In due course it may also involve line management of a small team of staff.
Main Duties:
Technical experience and skills will centre on a solid grounding in transportation problems for public and/or private sector clients and likely to consist of a mix of:
• Planning policy, transport assessments or development control.
• Application of operational transport models for junctions (PICADY, ARCADY, LINSIG or TRANSYT and/or microsimulation).
• Application of wider area modelling in scheme impact assessments.
• Scheme appraisal using WebTAG and cost-benefit analysis.
• An ability to undertake and appreciate methods to deliver bespoke analysis regarding initial scheme viability.
• Transport governance.
• Parking, local traffic, lorry management and other local transport plan issues including cycle and walking strategy development.
• An ability to conceptualise and articulate a path that will transform a local problem or issue into a set of options and evidence for consideration through to outline design.
• Traffic engineering experience and minor scheme design for urban areas.
• Production of concise and accurate technical reports in English, under minimal supervision

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have experience ideally gained in a consultancy background. They will be comfortable reviewing and determining project scope and fee proposals.
The candidate will be actively in the process of achieving professional accreditation either through ICE, CIHT, ILT, TPP or equivalent. Those with Chartered status may be considered for a position of Senior Transport Planner.
The role will be market facing and the candidate may be deployed within clients’ offices. They will be expected to be able to communicate well and establish excellent working relationships with clients.
Experience in motivating, developing and counselling senior and junior staff and supporting staff in the delivery of projects by guiding, mentoring, advising and encouraging is desirable.
An ability and desire to make presentations for industry events / seminars / external professional groups would be attractive.
Major Highways experience
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