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AECOM Senior Transport Planner – Strategic Modelling in London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Our Transport Planning Model Development and Research team based in our St Albans office is looking to recruit an experienced and driven Senior Transport Planner to help the team grow further. 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. AECOM believe in organic growth as such there is significant career progression potential, based on merit.

We believe in a healthy work / life balance, as such we have a flexible working policy and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

This experienced Transport Modeller will join a 25+ persons strong Transport Planning Team in St Albans which is embedded into the 100+ professional Transportation team in the town centre office. St Albans is one of our central hubs for the Transport Planning and Development Planning team, located 30 minutes north from London St Pancras / Kings Cross, and on the Thameslink railway line with direct routes to Croydon, Wimbledon, Luton, Brighton, and more.

Examples of these transport planning projects include the development of innovative and evidence-based techniques to process mobile network data to understand multimodal travel demand, using big data and data fusion techniques to fill in gaps in the data and improve accuracy of modelling results, and developing bespoke tools used for visualisation of data or forecasting. We are planning to expand our knowledge and skills in similar emerging areas over the next 18 months.

The Model Development and Research team primarily works in the following areas, providing both breadth and depth expertise within the Transport Planning discipline:

  • multi-modal demand matrix development, increasingly using mobile phone data and other electronic data sources;

  • strategic highway and public transport network models and calibration;

  • multi-modal demand models (including tours, land-use transport interaction (LUTI) and parking models);

  • statistical analysis, discrete choice modelling, and parameter estimation;

  • forecasting, transport scheme appraisal and business case development; and

  • research (travel behaviour, data analysis and application, new methods, contributing to guidance).

Minimum Requirements

  • As a Senior Consultant you will be expected to mentor and supervise graduates and develop, apply and share your knowledge

  • You should have the ability to handle the project management of smaller projects, including proposals, cost control and client liaison

  • You will have an analytical mind and background

  • You will have knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting

  • You have used and have good knowledge of one or more of the following: SATURN, Emme, Cube, Visum (SATURN experience would be a particular advantage)

  • You need to have strong technical and report writing skills

  • You should be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates

Preferred Qualifications

  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE

  • A BSc in a numerate subject or an MSc in Transport Planning or related subject

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 Engineering - Transportation - Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268020BR

Additional Locations UK - London - Aldgate Tower

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.