Transport Planner

Posted 30 August 2023
Salary £34k - 47k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Are you an experienced Transport Planner looking for a new opportunity?
Our client is looking for a Transport Planner or Senior Transport Planner to join their supportive team, working flexibly from Bedford. This post would suit someone keen to join a company that puts people and culture at the heart of its business. The company is growing and ambitious, developing in a way its people shape to provide the best experience possible for its employees and clients.
Within your role, duties of the following types will be expected:
·Prepare technical reports such as Access Appraisals, Transport Statements, Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and WCHARs with support from senior colleagues and Directors.
·Carry out junction capacity modelling and CAD design work.
·Carry out day-to-day project management of projects, with support from senior colleagues and Directors.
·Assist with the financial management of projects, from drafting fee proposals to invoicing, with support from senior colleagues and Directors.
·Mentor junior colleagues.
·Liaise with stakeholders, external project team members and clients.
·Represent the company at meetings, public consultations and exhibitions.
·Undertake site visits.
·Actively carry out business development for the company.
·Management of own workload with support from senior colleagues.
This position would suit someone who has the following:
·Three to five years of experience in development management roles across the public or private sectors.
·Experience in working on developments within a range of sectors including residential, commercial and education.
·Has a working knowledge of traffic (junction & strategic) modelling software.
·Understanding and experience in working on strategic development sites.
·Has knowledge and experience in liaising with stakeholders.
·Has sound undertaking of the plan-making process and impact on transport-related assessment work.
In return, you will receive:
·A competitive salary, dependant on experience.
·Hybrid working opportunities.
·Industry-leading annual leave: 25 days, plus your birthday, plus the period between Christmas and New Year, and an additional day for every three years of service up to an additional five days.
·4% contribution towards your company pension.
·A company mobile phone
·Life assurance.
·Referral bonuses.
·Access to the company's well-being package, including a Cycle2work scheme, paid charity days and social events at the end of the financial year, Summer and Christmas.
The company was the first engineering company in the country to gain Investors in People's 'We Invest in Well-being' accreditation, providing a range of tools for you to improve your social, physical and financial well-being. For example, they operate a cycle2work scheme, run weekly yoga classes and have a programme of inclusive social events to get to know colleagues even better. This, combined with our team's rock-solid technical proficiency, means job satisfaction comes with the territory.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
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