Transport Planner

Posted 10 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameTony Hutt

Job description

Main Purpose of the Job
Our clients' Edinburgh team is seeking enthusiastic Transport Planners to join their growing team who are engaged in all aspects of transport planning, including Transport Assessments for new developments, masterplanning and urban regeneration projects and Travel Plans.
They are looking for keen, versatile individuals with a genuine interest in the Transport Planning profession. The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own, managing workload and deliverables to meet a diverse project portfolio and the deadlines associated with these. As the role is home based a great deal of responsibility will be placed on the applicant to manage their own time and workload.
Main Duties and Responsibilities;
·Assist in the preparation of Transport Assessments, Transport Feasibility Studies and Travel Plans. Prepare Autocad plans for indicative works and support other team members with CAD work;
·Ability to use GIS software would be a benefit;
·Focus on the preparation of figures for reports, swept path assessment, analysis of data, and drawings of transport improvements including junction designs.
·Expected to work with and prepare spreadsheets and write reports.
·An interest in developing client contacts and learning business development skills.
·Work as part of a growing team and required to carry out a variety of tasks so that report delivery deadlines are met.
·Will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting development projects and will be a critical part of a very busy commercially-focused team with an expanding workload.
·Required to liaise with other professionals including architects and town planners, and hence must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
·Willing to adopt a flexible approach to their role to provide support to colleagues as workload dictates, and willing to go the extra mile to ensure work is delivered correctly and accurately and on time which, on occasion, includes working outside of normal office hours.
·Will benefit from one-to-one training on a wide range of tasks that encompass transport planning.