Job Description


Job Summary As a Senior Transport Planner / Transport Planner you will assist in the growth and development of the AECOM Transportation Team involving a combination of project work and business development.
Job Duties:
  • Delivering high quality technical tasks independently and under supervision from more senior staff;
  • Working with and supervising more junior staff;
  • Developing Technical and Financial Proposals on new projects;
  • Assisting with business development activities;
  • Undertake project management, including cost control and client liaison;
  • Interact and co-ordinate with other business lines; and
  • Contributing to technical client reports and presentations.

  • Specific Skills Required : 
    • Experience of using one of the following pieces of transport modelling software; SATURN, CUBE or VISUM;
    • Knowledge of one of the following pieces of traffic modelling software; Vissim, AIMSUN or Paramics
    • Knowledge of the Transport Scheme Appraisal process;
    • Experience of undertaking scheme assessments;
    • Experience of the preparation of transport scheme business case documents;
    • Knowledge (and preferably experience) of GIS systems as a tool to manage, analyse and present geo-spatial data;
  • Experience of using one of the following pieces of transport modelling software; SATURN, CUBE or VISUM;
  • Knowledge of one of the following pieces of traffic modelling software; Vissim, AIMSUN or Paramics
  • Knowledge of the Transport Scheme Appraisal process;
  • Experience of undertaking scheme assessments;
  • Experience of the preparation of transport scheme business case documents;
  • Knowledge (and preferably experience) of GIS systems as a tool to manage, analyse and present geo-spatial data;
  • Minimum Requirements
  • Good technical writing capability;
  • Experience of working with and presenting to clients;
  • Capability to set out specific tasks and self-motivation and capability to undertake specific tasks with minimum supervision;
  • The ability to manage larger tasks or small/medium sized projects;
  • Capability to set out and produce quality client reports;
  • Proven experience in a number of areas within transport planning; and
  • Knowledge of project budgetary issues and the capability to deliver work to time and budget.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in relevant subject;
  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution.
  • A master’s degree or PhD in Transport Planning or related subject/social based discipline is desirable but not essential
  • Your benefits will include: 
    Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
    You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments. What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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