Transport Planner

Posted 07 September 2023
Salary £32k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

Carrington West are pleased to offer this exclusive vacancy with one of the most innovative and progressive consultancies in the transport planning market.
The role of Transport Consultant (Transport Planner) offers the successful candidate a chance to work with a team of experts in transport planning on some of the most interesting development projects in the UK. You will have an opportunity to lead and mentor junior staff while engaging with clients and build industry partnerships.
What you'll need to succeed
Our client would love you to have a HNC or degree in Transport Planning, Geography, or Mathematics but it's not essential, as long as you have industry experience. In fact, they will even provide all the support you'll need to gain a formal qualification if you don't already have one.
You should be experienced in supporting a wider team in the analysis of transport impacts, including the identification of suitable trip generation rates using TRICS and have a strong understanding of different distribution and assignment techniques.  We would also like you to have detailed experience using ARCADY and PICADY, and perhaps LINSIG. You are also likely to have experience in junction design (or understanding of the elements of the design process) and have provided/produced input to written reports.
You will have the drive and self-motivation to continuously develop your skills. Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and to be able to build and develop relationships, both internally and externally. Be able to demonstrate developing and maintaining an effective network of contacts. Ability to apply technical knowledge in analysing problems and creating solutions and the ability to lead and motivate staff by example.
Above all else, personality is king in this business. They want you to be a confident and self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
What you'll get in return
5 days pay for 4 days work - the company is currently working on 4 days a week schedule for full pay.
A culture that helps you to achieve your full potential with clear, structured mentoring, investment and feedback - it's an approach founded on the principles of 'partnership'.
A competitive salary - not just to attract you to the business but also to recognise your on-going contribution and capabilities.
A market leading pension scheme, a discretionary twice yearly bonus scheme, and various perks and wellbeing initiatives to ensure you are properly looked after during your employment.
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 Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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