AECOM Senior Transport Planner/Modeller - Transport Planning in Cardiff, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol
Are you an ambitious and motivated Senior Transport Planner looking to take the next step in your career?
Do you have skills in public transport, strategic modelling and appraisal?
Do you want to work on high profile projects across the South West, and nationally, covering all modes of transport?
Are you eager to manage tasks and projects and develop your skills?
Can you help mentor and develop a growing team of transport planners?
If the answers to these questions are yes, then we are looking to expand our teams in the South West to work on many exciting new projects to support sustainable economic growth and development across the region.
Examples of our current projects and clients include:
Being the Technical Partner to Highways England for the development of the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down (Stonehenge) RIS scheme;
Delivering schemes and business cases for the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) and its constituent local authorities, including Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES), city of Bristol, and South Gloucestershire;
Developing and applying, on behalf of Transport for Wales, the multi-modal South West and Mid-Wales Transport Model (SWMWTM) to be used as an evidence base for funding across the region;
Being the framework consultant for CORMAC, delivering schemes and business cases for investment across Cornwall;
Delivering business cases for various local and national organisations, including Network Rail; and
Developing the next generation of Regional Traffic Models for Highways England.
You will work within a collaborative team and office environment. A key part of this role is working closely with our other Senior, Principal and Associate staff within Transportation and across other disciplines. You will provide mentoring and technical advice for junior team members and the wider business. As such, you will need to have experience and knowledge of the full range of transport planning. Collectively, you will form a team that delivers quality products, that satisfies the needs of our clients, funding bodies, the Department for Transport and Welsh Government.
As a Senior Transport Planner/Modeller, you will be an important member of our Transport Planning and Modelling team in the South West. You will assist with the specification and management of transport planning projects and programmes, provide advice and support to junior staff and assist in the development of business opportunities.
You will have an interest and experience in Public Transport modelling and be able to lead workstreams within projects with limited supervision, taking responsibility for the technical quality of the work and ensuring that best practice techniques are applied consistently.
You will also contribute to the production and delivery of larger proposals and bids related to our market area from time to time and lead on smaller proposals and bids.
Understanding of traffic models and business case development
Extensive data analysis and processing skills
Excellent numeracy and communication skills
Passionate about delivering high-quality modelling projects for our clients.
Producing reports to a high technical standard
Experience of presenting to project teams
Client contact and liaison with limited supervision
Supervision of workload and support to junior staff
Experienced in managing, motivating and developing a project team.
Keen to work as part of a team and to develop and progress career development.
Take responsibility for the health, safety and wellbeing of all staff.
Educated to degree level in a relevant numerate/analytical subject area (e.g. mathematics, engineering, physics, geography).
Appropriate professional status with a relevant professional institute.
Either a Master’s degree, or PhD, in a relevant subject.
Professional accreditation/chartership – e.g. CTPP, CEng, or CMILT.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
- way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 247277BR
Additional Locations UK - Cardiff, UK - Exeter
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.