AECOM Principal Transport Consultant - Urban Space in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a Principal Transport Planner into the Urban Space team of our Transport Planning Business in either the St Albans (Hertfordshire) or London Aldgate offices. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of transport modelling including urban micro-simulation projects for a wide variety of clients. This Principal Transport Planner will report to an Associate Director within a team collaborative and open office environment. A key part of this role is winning and delivering work as well as providing leadership, mentoring and technical advice for aspiring team members. As such, this Principal Urban Space Transport Planning Consultant will need to have experience of traffic and transport modelling and transport planning.

St Albans is one of our central hubs for the Transport Planning and Development Planning team, located 30 minutes north from London St Pancras / Kings Cross, and on the Thameslink railway line with direct routes to Croydon, Wimbledon, Luton, Brighton, and more. London Aldgate is one of our major hubs for our global consultancy services, and working closely with our colleagues in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, as well as other offices; and is on the Metropolitan Line near the Aldgate East Station.

At AECOM there is real opportunity for personal growth and to progress your career as you develop professionally. You will work within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted. We believe in a healthy work / life balance, as such we have a flexible working policy and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

AECOM has a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and a global reach and diversified market penetration, through which it is associated with some very prestigious projects of global acclaim, such as London 2012, Glasgow 2014, Rio 2016, Qatar 2022, HS2, Dubai Expo 2020, Champions League Final 2017, etc.

Our clients include national and local transport authorities such as the UK Department of Transport and Transport for London, major sporting projects such as the London Olympic Delivery Authority, private developers of land and transport facilities as well as overseas institutions such as the Dubai’ Roads and Traffic Authority. We develop and use some of the most sophisticated transport modelling techniques, applying a range of specialist software, and offer a comprehensive internal training programme to further assist professional and technical development. The successful Principal Transport Planner will be joining a growing Transport Planning team that is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including:

  • Transport for London (TfL);

  • Highways England;

  • London Boroughs such us Ealing, Sutton, and Wandsworth

  • Leicestershire County Council

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of pedestrian modelling software such as Legion, Massmotion, Viswalk etc.

  • Familiarity with NR and LUL’s model development and audit processes, and will have in-depth experience of significant model development

  • Experience using Legion

  • Experience and understanding of other transport modelling software including one or more SATURN, CUBE, EMME, VISSIM, VISUM, TUBA.

  • Experience of presenting to large audiences

  • Project management (delivering large/medium projects in pedestrian modelling to quality standards, on time, and within budget)

  • Experience of line management and small to medium team management

  • Supervision of workload and support to junior staff

  • Business Development and proposal preparation

  • Capability to manage client contact and liaison without supervision

  • Leadership in producing quality client reports to a high technical standard

  • Involvement with broader business development activity and raising of the team’s and company’s profile

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant BSc/MSc/BEng Civil Engineering / Transport planning degree

  • Post-graduate qualifications an advantage

  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE

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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 190760BR

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.