AECOM Senior Transport Planner - Developments in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

AECOM are currently recruiting for a Senior Transport Planner to join our Development Planning team in St Albans. We are now looking to enhance and grow this Development Transport Planning team with individuals with a sound technical background that share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload.

We believe in a healthy work / life balance, as such we have a flexible working policy, as well as happy to look at a range of different working patterns. 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.

Our Development transport planning teams work with private and public sector clients, architects, planners and other property professionals throughout the development life cycle; providing services from site feasibility through to completion. We undertake Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, Preliminary and Detailed Designs and Safety Audits.

As a Senior Development Transport Planner (or Senior Development Transport Planning Consultant) we would ideally expect you to have a rounded skill set in development related transport assessment, with some wider experience in policy implementation, modelling and technical design. We would also expect good written and oral communication skills which we would continue to develop. Some knowledge and ability or qualification in civil engineering would be advantageous.

Job responsibilities as a Senior Transport Planner - Developments:

  • Delivery of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and preliminary highway designs.

  • Work with private and public sector clients, architects, planners and other property professionals throughout the development life cycle; providing services from site feasibility through to project completion.

  • Supervising work, ensuring that it is carried out to the appropriate technical standard and that is managed to programme and budget.

  • Support team leader in managing and mentoring junior staff.

  • Contributing to technical client reports and presentations. Data handling and manipulation using MS Office products.

  • Overseeing production of supporting drawings and diagrams using AutoCAD and Illustrator.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in an analytical subject such as engineering, geography, mathematics, economics or similar.

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution (CIHT, CILT, TPS, ICE).

  • A good understanding and working experience of the principles of transport planning

  • Experience in using one or more relevant transport modelling packages e.g. ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, etc.

  • Experience in the preparation of development related Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Access Studies, with some wider experience in policy implementation, modelling and technical design.

  • Experience developing fee proposals.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to communicate well.

  • Good numerical, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Good level of competence in the use of MS Office products (including Excel and Word).

  • Ability to work unsupervised, leading a piece of work or working within a project team.

  • The ability to communicate technical concepts and mentor and support more junior staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator preferred.

  • A masters degree in a relevant subject would also be desirable but is not essential

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. 191491BR

Clearance Required No

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.