AECOM Senior Transport Planner, Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates - Dubai, Dubai

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Transport Planner, Dubai.

The overall team has a wide-ranging capability from site feasibility and master planning, through to planning and then detailed design of transport infrastructure. They are involved in local, national and international development projects with a variety of clients. The multi-disciplinary nature of the business also means that we are able to deliver project teams from disciplines wider than transportation to offer clients a true ‘one stop shop’.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of fee proposals for submission to clients, including resources and programme.

  • Act as Project Manager as necessary, with a responsibility for delivering projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.

  • Develop junior staff and assist in training and mentoring.

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

  • Attend internal project briefing, to gain overview of project and jobholder’s responsibility within the project.

  • Carry out briefing and management of the junior team members in analysing data, development of plans, computer modelling and report writing.

  • Prepare fee proposal for Line Manager approval.

  • Carry out briefing and management of the junior team members in analysing data, development of plans, computer modelling and report writing.

  • Attend Project Progress meetings.

  • Prepare client reports.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

  • Provide specialist advice to other areas of the business.

  • Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Development and application of the Dubai RTA VISUM Transport Model for the purpose of TIS / TMP studies

  • Development and application of a major microscopic transport model (e.g. Legion, VISSIM, Dynasim.)

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning and modelling of which at least 5 years must be focused on transport modelling.

  • Experience of delivering technical challenging development projects.

  • Experience in the use of the following computer programmes: TRICS, Oscady, Arcady, Picady, Transyt and/or Linsig. (Autocad and Autotrack would be advantageous)

  • Experience in the preparation and delivery of Access Feasibility, Transport Scoping, Transport Statements, Transport Assessments and Travel Plans for a wide range of development proposals.

  • Working knowledge of Design Manual for Roads & Bridges and Local Authority Guidelines

  • Experience of engaging with local authority officers and understanding of the planning process

  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to degree/masters level.

  • Professional Accreditation such as MICE, MILT or CIHT.

  • Working towards Chartered or Transport Planning Professional status.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197583BR

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.