AECOM Senior Transport Planner - Microsimulation in St. Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Alternate Locations UK - St. Albans

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a Senior Transport Planner into the Urban Space team of our Transport Planning Business in either the St Albans (Hertfordshire) or London Aldgate offices. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of transport modelling including urban micro-simulation projects for a wide variety of clients. This Senior Transport Planner will report to an Associate Director within a team collaborative and open office environment. A key part of this role is winning and delivering work as well as providing leadership, mentoring and technical advice for aspiring team members. As such, this Senior Urban Space Transport Planning Consultant will need to have experience of traffic and transport modelling and transport planning.

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. London Aldgate is one of our major hubs for our global consultancy services, and working closely with our colleagues in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, as well as other offices; and is on the Metropolitan Line near the Aldgate East Station.

At AECOM there is real opportunity for personal growth and to progress your career as you develop professionally. You will work within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted. 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.

Our Transport Planning teams plan and evaluate future transport schemes, forecast demand and revenue, develop business cases, undertake economic appraisal and market analysis, as well as look at the relationships between spatial planning and transport. We undertake transport modelling at a national and regional level right down to detailed micro-simulation where individual roads, public transport systems and crowd movements are analysed.

AECOM has a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and a global reach and diversified market penetration, through which it is associated with some very prestigious projects of global acclaim, such as-London 2012, Glasgow 2014, Rio 2016, Qatar 2022, HS2 etc. Our clients include national and local transport authorities such as the UK Department of Transport and Transport for London, major sporting organisations such as the London Olympic Delivery Authority, private developers of land and transport facilities as well as overseas institutions such as the European Commission. We develop and use some of the most sophisticated transport modelling techniques, applying a range of specialist software.

Minimum Requirements

  • Good knowledge of micro-simulation modelling software such as VISSIM, Legion, Viswalk etc.

  • Familiarity with TfL’s, NR and LUL’s model development and audit processes, and will have past experience of model development using these standards

  • Some understanding of other transport modelling software including one or more SATURN, CUBE, EMME, VISUM, TUBA, will be desirable for cross working with other teams.

  • Deputy Project management

  • Supervision of workload and support to junior staff

  • Helping in proposal preparation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree/Masters qualification in Civil Engineering or Transport Planning or other analytical subjects (e.g. mathematics, economics, engineering).

  • Membership of a relevant professional chartered institute or near to achieving accreditation

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. 202248BR

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.