Job Title: Senior Transport Planner
Reports to: Divisional Director
Direct Reports: None
Main Purpose of the Job
We are looking for a Senior Transport Planner to join a growing division to help deliver projects for local and regional clients such as Highways England, Network Rail, Luton County Council, Centro and SPAT. You will support the preparation, development and analysis of transport models and the production of appraisals and data reports for a range of major and minor projects.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Assist the Senior staff and take on technical responsibility of transport project delivery, including trip generation and highway capacity modelling, travel planning and transport strategies
Input to transport planning, strategy, business case, and research projects, and multi-disciplinary projects for a variety of project types, sizes and client types
Prepare technical reports and other project outputs
Implement Traffic and Transport methodologies in consultation with senior colleagues
Prepare high quality reports and technical notes
Liaise with clients/contractors and local / national authorities as required
Resolve problems or issues to support the delivery of projects or design objectives
When required, act as a mentor to junior staff
Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation in working practices
What Qualifications, Experience & Skills are; Essential or Preferred to be successful in the role?
Degree in Transport, Mathematics, Geography, Civil Engineering, Planning or a related subject (essential).
MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering
Chartered or working towards membership
A minimum of 5 years of Transport Planning experience (the level of experience will determine what level you come in as).
Experience in completing Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans for residential and mixed-use developments
Experience in highway / junction design at least at the concept design level
An able user of Arcady, Picady, LinSig, TranSyt, TRICS, TRAVL, Tempro, AutoCAD, Autotrack
Experience of working with public and private sector clients
Experience in working within a team environment in undertaking large strategic modelling projects
Efficient communication skills, excellent level of written and spoken English
Experience in scoping/appraisal of traffic/pedestrian surveys
Experience in dealing with S38 and S278 Agreements
Project Management in a range of projects at both low and higher values
Able user of SATURN, Legion modelling, Vissim and Civil3D is an advantage
Familiar with current design codes and standards
Customer Relations Management