AECOM Transport Planner in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Transport Planner

United Kingdom - London


Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for a Transport Planner to join our growing Development Planning team located across our London Campus.

AECOM’s Development Planning and Engineering Team aspire to be the consultant of choice for authorities and developers wishing to realise their vision for the built environment.

The Development Planning and Engineering Team provide transport services throughout the development lifecycle from site feasibility and due diligence through to planning applications, implementation and monitoring.

The Development Planning Team specialise in spatial planning, masterplanning and planning applications. From initial site identification and due diligence we prepare feasibility studies and support the development of masterplans. We then go on to prepare supporting transport documents for planning applications and post planning negotiate with local authority bodies and work to discharge conditions and prepare highway designs for implementation. Our Team serves both a buoyant internal to AECOM and external market and we are involved in a number of high profile projects with a variety of clients both in the UK and overseas.

As a Transport Planner your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivery of Access Strategies, Transport Scoping Studies, Statements & Assessments, Travel Plans and preliminary infrastructure designs.

  • Work with private and public sector clients, architects, planners and other property professionals throughout the development life cycle; providing services from site feasibility through to project completion.

  • Delivering high quality technical tasks under supervision from more senior staff

  • Working with and supervising more junior staff.

  • Contributing to technical client reports and presentations.Data handling and manipulation using MS Office products.

  • Preparing supporting drawings and diagrams using AutoCAD and Illustrator.

  • Producing feasibility and preliminary designs for traffic and infrastructure works related to new developments.

Minimum Requirements

  • The ability and willingness to contribute to the company objective of expanding the transport planning business across the south-east.

  • A good understanding and working experience of the principles of transport planning

  • Experience in using one or more relevant transport modelling packages e.g. ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, etc.

  • Experience in the preparation of development related Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and Access Studies, with some wider experience in policy implementation, modelling and technical design.

  • Experience developing fee proposals for small commissions or as part of a bid team for larger commissions.

  • Experience using AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator preferred.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to communicate well.

  • Good numerical, analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Good level of competence in the use of MS Office products (including Excel and Word).

  • Ability to work unsupervised, leading a piece of work or working within a project team.

  • The ability to communicate technical concepts and mentor and support more junior staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree in an analytical subject such as engineering, geography, mathematics, economics or similar.

  • Membership of a relevant professional institution (CIHT, CILT, TPS, ICE).

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 Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181325BR

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.