AECOM Associate Transport Modeller in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Midlothian, Edinburgh
As an Associate Director you will be expected a manage small team, impart your wisdom and support and mentor this team effectively;
You must be able to handle the project management of medium size projects and produce competitive proposals to help keep the team busy and happy;
Go out and meet clients, how we can support them, solve their problems and deliver their projects successfully, within budget;
Manage said budget;
You will have an analytical mind and background – you want to know the why’s and wherefores of things – especially if they transport related;
You will have knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals;
You have used and have great knowledge of simulation software packages e.g. CUBE/VOYAGER, SATURN, PARAMICS, EMME, VISSIM, TUBA and spreadsheet modelling;
You are good at managing your time to ensure you meet those pesky deadlines;
You need to have strong technical and report writing skills;
And you should be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates and anyone else who may ask.
Over the next two years AECOM are undertaking for the Scottish Government the Strategic Transport Projects Review 2, which will shape the future of Scotland’s transport infrastructure investment over the next 20 years. At the same time, as the number one ranked consultant on Transport Scotland’s transport modelling framework we are updating Scotland’s national transport model, and pushing further on our research into the use of mobile phone data. AECOM is therefore uniquely positioned in Scotland to offer a transport modeller the opportunity to undertake exciting projects that will have a real impact on people’s lives.
A strong team of experts to work with and learn from
A variety of different teams and opportunities within AECOM for whatever career pathway you want to take
Exciting projects (some not so exciting, let’s be honest) to work on ranging from local, national and international problems to solve to keep you busy, including the maintenance and update of the Transport Model for Scotland
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
Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE
A Master’s degree or PhD in Transport Planning or related subject/social based discipline.
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.
Job Category Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 216747BR
Additional Locations UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street
Clearance Required No
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.