Principal Transport Planner

Principal Transport Planner

Newcastle

£40-45k DOE

Working with a leading consultancy, we have an excellent opportunity for a Principal Transport Planner to join our highly skilled transport planning team based in North Tyneside. You will be part of the team working with a number of transport planning commissions, including macro and micro simulation modelling, scheme business case appraisal, active travel and transport planning work for a variety of clients, including local authorities, private developers and other public-sector clients. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will play a key role in continuing the growth and development of an already successful team.

The Role

  • Leading on the delivery of projects involving Paramics, Saturn and Vissim models.
  • Delivery of major transport scheme business cases, including the delivery of economic appraisals.
  • Assisting in the delivery of a variety of other transport studies
  • Preparation leadership and contribution to technical papers and client reports
  • Contributing to our process of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing relating to transport planning across our national transport planning business

What do you bring?

  • Have a Masters’ Degree (or equivalent) in a numerate or transport discipline
  • Be a chartered professional or be working toward Chartership being already a minimum of IEng or equivalent in the transport profession.
  • Have experience in one or more of the following traffic modelling packages – Saturn, Paramics & Vissim
  • Have experience working with scheme assessment programs such as Tuba and Cobalt
  • Have working knowledge or experience of working with Draft Appraisal Guidance

What do you get?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension
  • Life assurance and more ….

If interested, apply now!