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Transport planner

Job Profile

Due to increasing workload, the integrated transport division are seeking an experienced and motivated transport planning professional to join their growing team in Cardiff to assist in the delivery of projects to clients across the UK and around the world. This is an opportunity which will give excellent opportunity for personal and professional development.

In this role you will be involved in some of the largest, high profile and most challenging projects in the UK as well as smaller scale infrastructure and development planning projects. Current projects in Wales include: South Wales Metro business cases and transport assessments, A40 Llanddewi Velfry to Penblewin Employers Agent, A494 Bridge Improvements and South-East Wales Transport Model applications. We are also working on several commissions across the UK including: Heathrow Airport expansion, A417 Missing Link, and A66 Northern Trans-Pennine Route. You should have the ability to be responsive and flexible to the changing dynamic and variety of client requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

The role is for a Transport Planner / Senior Transport Planner. The primary focus of the role is to deliver on-the-ground transport planning interventions across a range of clients in Wales and the South West.
However, there is a growing portfolio of international work across the Integrated Transport Division and there may be the opportunity to work overseas at times.

The ability to build strong client relationship is crucial to the success of our work. The successful candidate will work with both public and private sector organisations, giving an exciting range of opportunities.
Candidates are expected to show leadership in their approach to work, and will be expected to manage projects in due course.

Candidate Specification

We are keen to speak to candidates with a proven track record in delivery of transport planning measures to a diverse and varied audience, and confidence in delivering complex solutions in an engaging way. A good undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (such as transport planning, geography or similar) are required, and a post-graduate qualification is strongly desired. Membership of appropriate professional institutions, whilst not essential, would be beneficial.

Essential competencies / skills:
Experience in the delivery of transport planning and sustainable travel initiatives to a wide variety of agencies
Development planning and transport assessment work
Transport scheme appraisal and strategy development
Excellent communication and analytical skills
Ability to prepare high quality written technical notes, reports, and presentations
Flexibility in working environment, a can-do attitude and the ability to work independently
Experience of survey techniques

Desirable competencies / skills:
- Understanding of the transport scheme appraisal process in the UK, including WebTAG
- Knowledge of TEMPRo, TRICS, and junction modelling software
- Experience in GIS is desirable
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