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AECOM Transport Planner - Cube Voyager / Abu Dhabi STEAM experience in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description


  • Bachelors Degree in a related field (mandatory).

  • Masters Degree in Transportation Engineering and Planning (advantageous).

Professional Membership

  • Eligibility for chartership/certification/license from a recognized professional body (e.g. P.E., P.Eng., CEng or equivalent) is preferred.

Specific Skills Required

The candidate should have:

  • Good understanding of the underlying principles of transport planning and modelling, sufficient to carry out and support transport modelling, master planning and impact studies.

  • Experience of using industry standard software such as Cube Voyager; PTV Visum; PTV Vissim, SIDRA, Synchro.

  • Working knowledge and experience of Abu Dhabi Strategic Transportation Evaluation and Assessment Model (STEAM).

  • Ability to create, handle and manipulate large data sets with MS Excel.

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD.

  • Very good technical writing skills.

  • Competent use of the English language (reading, writing, and spoken) at a professional and technical level.

  • Good awareness or understanding of Project Management techniques.

  • Good awareness or understanding of project delivery and execution within field of experience particularly regarding the requirements for the technical delivery of services and the Quality assurance/Control process and procedures.

Advantageous skills:

  • Experience in using statistical tools and database software packages.

  • Working knowledge of GIS packages such as ArcGIS.

  • Road safety auditing as an observer or team member.

  • Arabic language skills (reading, writing, and spoken).

Behavioural Attributes

  • This position is oriented predominantly towards technical delivery. The candidate is expected to work closely with his/her line manager, project managers, and other team members in a cooperative and productive manner. As such he/she should demonstrate:

  • The ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing), prepare presentations and reports.

  • Constructive participation in project teams.

  • Commitment to quality outcomes and pride in work.

  • Good personal organization.

  • Proactiveness and the commitment to continual professional development.


  • The candidate should be able to travel locally within the UAE, and regionally to neighbouring countries.

  • Experience profile: between 3-5 years of experience in transportation engineering and planning.

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10100420

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: On-Site