Principal Transport Planner

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Location
Wokingham, United Kingdom Countrywide
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
EU/0000VC
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

Within our UK Transport Planning Business we have an opportunity for an experienced Transport Planner to complement our current team in Reading (Winnersh). You will be involved in the technical delivery of a range of transport planning projects including strategy, appraisal, modelling and business case projects, with opportunities to work for various high profile clients across the UK. In order for you to fulfil this role you must have a strong track record of working with Local Authorities on the development of transport evidence base to support and inform scheme appraisal, transport assessment, transport strategy and business cases. The role will provide every opportunity for you to make your mark and influence the continuing sustainable growth of Jacobs in the UK.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Working with a team of transport planners, modellers and engineers focused on a variety of scheme development and appraisal projects.
  • Leading the delivery of commissions as Project Manager and building excellent working relationships with a range of clients.
  • Supervising and guiding junior members of the team to ensure flawless project execution and commercial performance.
Essential:
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline, you will have experience as a Transport Planner / Engineer for multi-modal transport and scheme development studies with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of high profile transport projects.
  • Project Management experience demonstrating responsibility for task, financial and risk controls.
  • Working knowledge of WebTAG scheme appraisal processes and the application of these in Business Case development and area / corridor studies.
  • Experience of working with Local Planning Authorities to produce transport evidence base in support of policy development processes.
  • Proficient with the use of Industry standard software such as AutoTRACK, ARCADY, PICADY, Transyt and LinSIG.
  • Experience of the development and use of strategic and micro-simulation modelling software.
  • Experience of working effectively with key stakeholders and local communities on the development of transport plans and schemes.
  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis and reports using data from transport models and scheme appraisal techniques.
  • Chartered Engineer or other relevant professional membership / accreditation e.g. CIHT, TPP, CEng.
  • Experience of successfully line managing, mentoring and developing junior colleagues.
  • Strong focus on delivering high quality work to fully meet client requirements.



Desirable:
  • Chartered Engineer or other relevant professional membership / accreditation e.g. CIHT, TPP, CEng.
  • Experience of the development and use of strategic and micro-simulation modelling software.
  • Post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • A recognised project management qualification e.g. Prince 2
  • Working knowledge of national practice guidelines including DMRB, Traffic Signs Manual and the Manual for Streets
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of clients including short-term working at other Jacobs offices or client offices as may be required.


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