JOB TITLE: Transport Planner/ transport Modeller - Engineering Consultancy


Industry : Intelligent Transport Systems Job Location : South East England
Job Reference : 6643GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £36000 - £48000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

To work on junction design/transport model development and application on a range of transport planning studies focused on junction design/modelling and appraisal of transport schemes and strategies, working with other members of the team and take responsibility for managing individual tasks within an overall project framework.


Job Description

The Client

Our client is a large International engineering consultancy with a proven track record of delivering major projects and schemes within a variety of engineering disciplines.

They have a specialist team within the one of their offices providing Development and Transportation services to the construction industry. They are seeking a Transport Planner/ Transport Modeller to join the Development Planning team working in the South coast/ South East region.

About the Role

To work on junction design/transport model development and application on a range of transport planning studies focused on junction design/modelling and appraisal of transport schemes and strategies, working with other members of the team and take responsibility for managing individual tasks within an overall project framework.

To work on giving policy support to local authorities and private clients on Local Transport Plans, public transport, market research, consultation and transport planning projects.
Contribute to our clients process of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing relating to junction design/transport modelling across the national transport planning business.

About You

The candidate must have knowledge and some experience of junction design using ARCADY and PICADY. Some knowledge of highway modelling in a UK environment using SATURN or similar software (e.g. CUBE, EMME/2 or EMME3, VISUM) would be advantageous. Some knowledge of GIS applications e.g. ArcGIS would be advantageous.

The candidate should have a keen interest in junction design/transport modelling, have knowledge of the latest UK junction design and modelling appraisal guidance and an appreciation of transport policy development and application.

This is an ideal opportunity for candidates wishing to develop their junction design/modelling expertise on a wide range of different and challenging transport assessments/studies

Your Skills

A skill set which includes the majority, if not all, of the following skills would be advantageous:

Qualifications:

* Degree in transport or numeric subject or equivalent.

Experience (essential):

* Knowledge and some experience of junction design using ARCADY and PICADY.
* Knowledge of highway models e.g. SATURN or similar packages e.g. CUBE, EMME/2, EMME3 or VISUM.
* Knowledge of GIS applications e.g. ArcGIS.
* Knowledge of technical transport planning environment, with focus on junction design/transport modelling, appraisal and Transport Assessments.
* Good communication skills including ability to provide technical inputs to reports.
* Able to work to tight deadlines and manage workload.

Experience (desirable):

* Experience in the development and application of traffic forecasting models (TEMPRO, TRICS) and economic assessment tools (TUBA, COBA, QUADRO).
* Experience in the development and application of public transport or multi-modal models,
* Experience in the production of Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans.
* Transport related MSc.
* Professional membership of a relevant institution.


Job Keywords

Transport Planner, Transport Modeller, Construction, Consultancy, South East



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