CAD design technician/highway design (approx £22,000-£34,000)

We are currently seeking a Design Technician with at least 2 years design experience, preferably in Highway Design or within a transport planning practice. As a member of the technical team your main responsibilities would be the production of preliminary highway and junction design layouts using AutoCAD and the production of other design drawings such as car parks, bus stations, footways and cycle routes. The role also requires a good working knowledge to AutoTrack software. In addition to these main responsibilities the production of report figures using various software packages including CORELDRAW and/or GIS would be advantageous.


If you want to go home at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved and delivered something, then we are company to work for.

We will consider people based on their experience, but as a guide the successful candidate will have some or all of the following:

the position

  • Preparation of technical drawings utilising AutoCAD;
  • Preliminary design of access and basic junction design (priority, roundabouts, signalisation);
  • Swept Path Analysis using AutoTrack;
  • Preparation of high quality graphics using GIS packages and/ or Corel Draw;
  • Excellent communication skills; and
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy.

the package

  • Competitive salary (graded by experience);
  • 25 days annual leave (increased by seniority);
  • Apple MacBook for work;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan;
  • Two tiered pension;
  • Life insurance cover;
  • Death in service cover;
  • Discretionary Cycle Hire scheme;
  • Discretionary Travel Loans; and
  • End of year Bonus scheme.

the candidate

  • Formal education in either Civil Engineering, Geography or Transport Planning (HNC/HND/Degree);
  • Preferable experience in the field of development focused transport planning;
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of work ethic; and
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactively and use initiative.

transport planner/consultant (approx £29,000-£34,000)

We are currently looking for a Senior Transport Planner (minimum 3 years of experience) with a passion for development related transport planning. The successful candidate will join a busy team working on a wide range of projects in the North West and across the UK.  Our strong and diverse client base means that no one day is the same and staff advise on an extensive portfolio of projects which includes mixed-use regeneration, residential, employment, logistics, retail, leisure and education. As a Senior Transport Planner you will manage projects and communicate directly with clients to provide advice on transport and highway matters.  You will also be involved in liaising and negotiating with local highway authority officers and other government bodies to achieve successful outcomes for our clients.


If you want to go home at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved and delivered something, then we are company to work for.

We will consider people based on their experience, but as a guide the successful candidate will have some or all of the following:

the position

  • Preparation of Transport Notes, Statements and Assessments, Travel Plans, Site Access Appraisals using Microsoft Office programmes (Word and Excel);
  • Travel Plan Coordinator experience;
  • An understanding of relevant local and national policy and guidance;
  • Junction capacity modelling using the Junctions software (ARCADY and PICADY);
  • Traffic signal design using LinSig;
  • Preliminary design of access, junction improvements and highway schemes using AutoCAD;
  • Swept Path Analysis using AutoTrack;
  • Preparation of high quality graphics using GIS packages and/ or Corel Draw;
  • Exposure to Project Management and client communication;
  • Prepare client briefs and fee proposals for submission, as well as contributing to company wide bids and frameworks; and
  • Contribute to working towards our business targets.

the package

  • Competitive salary (graded by experience);
  • 25 days annual leave (increased by seniority);
  • Apple MacBook for work;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Health cash plan;
  • Two tiered pension;
  • Life insurance cover;
  • Death in service cover;
  • Cycle Hire scheme;
  • Discretionary Travel Loans; and
  • End of year Bonus scheme.

the candidate

  • Formal education in either Transport Engineering, Geography or Transport Planning;
  • Experience in the field of development focused transport planning;
  • A member (or seeking to be) of a professional membership, such as CIHT or ICE;
  • Excellent communication skills with a high standard of work ethic; and
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactively and use initiative.