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AECOM Senior Transport Modeller in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a strong and accomplished Transport Planning team and to work on leading modelling projects which are at the forefront of the Transport Planning industry. As an experienced Transport Modeller, you will join a 25+ persons strong Transport Planning Team in Birmingham.

The AECOM Birmingham transport planning and modelling team is committed to solving real-world transport problems. Whether that is finding solutions to complex traffic issues on some of the UK’s largest construction projects or in delivering solutions for our local clients in the Midlands to address the impact of developments on the transport network – as we are doing across the region.


We have an exciting and extensive portfolio of projects in the Midlands for major clients including National Highways, TfWM and HS2 as well as all major local government bodies such as Solihull, Leicestershire, Wolverhampton, Buckinghamshire, etc. We undertake a wide range of services for National Highways as part of SPaTS and HESPA frameworks. Manchester Airport Group and also public transport operators in the region and we want to boost our team in terms of Traffic modelling capabilities.


  • lead workstreams within projects with limited supervision, taking responsibility for the technical quality of the work and ensuring that best practice techniques are applied consistently.

  • Take responsibility for the technical development of junior staff.

  • Assist with the specification and management of transport planning projects and programmes, provide advice and support to junior staff and assist in the development of business opportunities.

  • Interpret traffic model outputs to inform development management would be desirable, with strong technical and report writing skills.

  • Contribute to and attend industry events and conferences.

  • Manages complex planning studies, development applications and reviews.

  • Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning, annexations, site plans and plats.


  • A strong team of experts to work with and learn from based in Birmingham and the wider region.

  • Exciting projects to work on ranging from local, national and international problems to solve to keep you busy.

  • A flexible working policy – work/life balance is the key! We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

  • Dedicated mentors to help support you in your future training.

  • A comprehensive internal training programme to teach you what you may want to learn but haven’t had the chance to yet.

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals.

  • Experience in various traffic modelling skills like Microsimulation, Data Analysis, Junction Modelling, Strategic modelling.

  • Working knowledge of software packages like SATURN, VISSIM, LinSig, Arcady, Picady, EMME, VISUM, TUBA and spreadsheet modelling.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An undergraduate/postgraduate degree in a relevant analytical subject.

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

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 262706BR

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.