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Senior Transport Planner

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

  • Contact email:

    Natasha.jones@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

  • Job ref:

    JO0000028493

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-06

  • Startdate:

    01/09/2021

Senior Transport Planner - London
Do you want to join a company who are the world's first engineering consultant to be certified carbon neutral, my clients mission is to provide a pathway to net-zero-carbon for all the projects they design? If you have a passion for sustainability to design efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions, this might be a great opportunity for you.
 
My client's Transportation team are currently looking for a Senior Transport Planner in the London office (central based). The team pride themselves on their exemplary track record of providing first-class transportation planning design, advice and input on a wide variety of projects throughout the UK and their international offices. Their clients include local authorities and government organisations, private developers, house builders, housing associations and education providers.
 
Winners of the 2021 CIBSE Innovation Award, Cundall are at the forefront of the industry, priding ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative and sustainable solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources. 
 
The Role  
You will be an integral part of our team of transportation professionals, delivering a broad range of services to public and private sector clients, within areas such as Masterplanning, Transport Planning, Development Planning, Traffic Modelling and Microsimulation Modelling (vehicles and pedestrians).
 
The role will involve a wider range of activities beyond just the technical, including day-to-day management of project tasks, supporting senior colleagues in marketing of the Practice's services, supporting junior colleagues in technical tasks, which will provide a sound basis for further career progression in the future and support the team's growth. 
 
The Skills
Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline (civil engineering/transport planning highly desirable) and having gained substantial experience within a transportation/transport planning role based in a relevant consultancy/local authority environment, you will have experience of the development planning/modelling process in the UK.
 
Key skills will include:
·Working knowledge of National Transport Policy, and UK local authorities with particular reference to TfL's policies;
·Preparation of Transport Statements/Assessments, Travel Plans, Delivery and Servicing Plans, Car Park Management Plans, Outline Construction Logistic Plans, Environmental Impact Assessments;
·Working knowledge of TRICS and TEMPRO;
·Working knowledge of survey methods and analysis;
·Working knowledge of traffic modelling software such as Junction 9, LinSig;
·Working knowledge of Vissim microscopic modelling software. Experience in Viswalk is desirable;
·Working knowledge of TfL's MAP standards (LMAP and VMAP);
·Knowledge of conceptual and preliminary design, road safety audit, awareness of relative standards (i.e. DMRB, MfS and local design guides) and use of AutoCAD and AutoTrack;
·Ability to work both as part of a team as well as possessing the ability to work independently to solve problems;
·Ability to guide junior members of team to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis and reports;
·Numerate with excellent data analysis skills. Competency in data analysis packages, such as Excel;
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
What you will get in return
We have a range of benefit arrangements across the business, which vary on a country-by-country basis, to reflect local regulations, custom and practice. What they all have in common is a simple objective - to provide industry competitive salaries and a great place to work. 
 
As well as competitive rewards and benefits packages, we also place a lot of importance on the health and wellbeing of staff. We know that thoughtfully built physical office spaces can positively impact our productivity and we strive to create environments which promote physical and mental wellbeing for our staff.
 
Aside from the core benefits that we offer, we also like to think that we are able to provide good social benefits too. The term 'all work and no play' isn't what we are about; opportunities to socialise with colleagues at team and office level are readily available, and the Practice supports social activities through the provision of a 'social fund'. For instance, you could find yourself attending one of our popular office yoga-classes, going paintballing, go-karting, learning a new language or just enjoying some good food at a BBQ. Our social committee always aims to arrange events that appeal to a broad spectrum of individuals, so there will always be something to suit you!