An excellent opportunity for a Principal (or experienced Senior) Transport Planner to join my clients exceptional national Transportation division, operating from one of their southern offices in Cardiff or Bristol.
You will be engaged in all aspects of traffic and transportation planning including transport assessments for new developments, master planning, urban regeneration and sustainable transport projects. This includes instruction for a broad range of clients including Public Sector organisations and private sector clients. Check out some of our incredible recent projects: 2022 Net Zero Award for Bay Technology Centre, Cultural & Leisure Project of the Year for The Wave, Bristol, 1,000 home build programme for Cornwall Council's affordable housing scheme, and Bristol's iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living.
The national Transportation team have a wealth of experience and will offer support, development opportunities and expert advice. Working as part of the national division, you will be exposed to a wide variety of project work and practice.
The team are engaged in all aspects of traffic and transportation planning including transport assessments for new developments, master planning, urban regeneration and sustainable transport projects. This includes projects for a broad range of clients including Public Sector organisations and private sector clients.
What you will be responsible for:
·Project delivery utilising more junior members of staff.
·Management of technically excellent, commercially successful project delivery.
·Time management; financial, budget and workflow information for reporting.
·Manage, develop and maintain excellent relationships with statutory authorities, clients, architects and the wider design team.
Your skills and experience:
·Self-motivated team player.
·Technical excellence in all aspects of development planning work including Transport Assessments, junction modelling and design, Masterplanning, Travel Plans, and ES transport chapters. Experience of supporting Public Inquiry work beneficial.
·Post-graduate qualification in transport planning / engineering OR a first degree in a related discipline. Chartered (or working towards) through a relevant institution - e.g. CIHT, CILT beneficial.
·Expert knowledge of relevant transportation modelling programs JUNCTIONS (ARCADY, PICADY), LinSig and TRICS.
·Understanding of the principles and outputs of strategic models (SATURN and VISSIM / PARAMICS) would be beneficial.
My client are a British-owned integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client's needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of.
The welcoming and friendly culture is something we are proud of and has gained us recognition with 9 years in the Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
What we can offer you:
·Inspiring and supportive colleagues
·Reward for progression and hard work
·An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
·Competitive starting salary
·Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday, accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
·Flexible office start times and an earlier finish on Friday (1hr earlier)
·An opportunity to give back: "Day off for good cause" (on a workday)
·A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme
·Our biggest event of the year: Annual Challenge Day!
A place to feel included
We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.