principal transport planner (approx £41,000-£49,000)

Job Category: transport planner
Job Location: Birmingham

We are looking for exceptional people at Principal Transport Planner grade (someone with around 6 – 9 years experience) who want to get involved in delivering projects and be a key member of our growing team. Our overall approach in the business is for everyone in the business to work closely together to share their ideas, knowledge and views in order to ensure we achieve a successful outcome for our clients. This means you will have a varied work stream working alongside our wide range of clients, primarily in the Private Sector, includes high profile and prominent developers, land owners, house builders, retailers, universities, NHS health providers as well as contractors.

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;
  • 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;
  • 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.

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