Senior Transport Planner - Birmingham

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   



Essential Experience


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

Report Writing



Team Leadership

Project Management

Customer Relations Management



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