Graduate Transport Planner

Chelmsford, United Kingdom Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
07 Jun 2017
UK 0000SF
Contract Type
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.

Our Transport Planning Business

Jacobs is heavily involved in helping to transform the world's transport system to deliver a less congested, high quality and reliable services for travellers, and businesses. During the past 20 years the company's transport planning team has developed an impressive array of skills and a considerable track record of achievement. Our extensive portfolio of projects involves working with various major clients in the transport industry, including local authorities, private sector and government, throughout the UK and Ireland. We also have an extensive track record overseas proving services in Mainland Europe, India, the Middle East, South America the United States of America and Asia.

We currently have an opportunity within our Transport Planning team in Chelmsford for you to make your mark and influence the continuing growth of Jacobs.

At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and were looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation of leaders. Join our Transport Planning Team.

Primary Job Responsibilities

You will support a team of consultants and technicians working on a variety of transport planning projects. As a Graduate Transport Planner you will be involved in contributing to the delivery of a wide range of strategic transport projects for various high profile clients across the UK, but with particular focus on delivering projects for Essex County Council.

As well as our accredited training programmes which will help you to achieve professional status, you will be supported by an appointed mentor to help complete our 3 year graduate portfolio.

Supported through a range of internal and external training courses your programme will consist of 12 key skills including project management, financial management, contractual awareness, health & safety and environmental awareness.

You and your new graduate colleagues from across the globe will also be considered to attend Jacobs' Graduate Weekend. In addition to professional training on team working you will be introduced to the organisation by our senior management team and of course given the chance to get to know your new colleagues.

  • Competitive salary
  • Salary increase for every key skill in the programme completed on time
  • Paid holidays of up to 32 days inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

For this role we require candidates to have a numerate degree in a relevant subject for example Mathematics, Geography or Economics.

We will also expect:
  • Strong Mathematical skills
  • Strong Computer software skills
  • Strong team working capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focus on results and project delivery

  • MSc in Transport Planning
  • Previous work experience in transport industry
  • An interest in developing Project Management skills

JACOBs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.