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Principal Transport Planner

Hays Building
Birmingham, West Midlands
£41000.0 - £49000.0 per annum + Up to £49,000 depending on experience
Closing date
10 Oct 2023

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Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
CAD / 3D Visualiser, Engineer, Project Manager

Job Details

Your new company
Our client is a transport planning and highway engineering consultancy that is focused on working within the property development industry; such as private developers, retailers, house builders, estate managers and land owners.
As a company they work with some of the UK's most successful development companies; they are a practice of exceptional individuals that unite behind their brand to deliver clear and commercially viable transport planning and highway engineering advice that is focused on their clients' needs.
They are looking for exceptional people at Principal Transport Planner grade who want to get involved in delivering projects and be a key member of their growing team. Their overall approach in the business is for everyone in the business to work closely together to share their ideas, knowledge and views in order to ensure they achieve a successful outcome for their clients. This means you will have a varied work stream working alongside their wide range of clients, primarily in the Private Sector, includes high profile and prominent developers, land owners, house builders, retailers, universities, NHS health providers as well as contractors.

Your new role
Preparation of Transport Notes, Statements and Assessments, Travel Plans, Site Access Appraisals using Microsoft Office programmes (Word and Excel);
Travel Plan Coordinator experience;
An understanding of relevant local and national policy and guidance;
Junction capacity modelling using the Junctions software (ARCADY and PICADY);
Traffic signal design using LinSig;
Preliminary design of access, junction improvements and highway schemes using AutoCAD;
Swept Path Analysis using AutoTrack;
Preparation of high quality graphics using GIS packages and/ or Corel Draw;
Exposure to Project Management and client communication;
Prepare client briefs and fee proposals for submission, as well as contributing to company wide bids and frameworks; and
Contribute to working towards our business targets.

What you'll need to succeed
Formal education in either Civil Engineering, Geography or Transport Planning;
Experience in the field of development focused transport planning;
A member (or seeking to be) of a professional membership, such as CIHT or ICE;
Excellent communication skills with a high standard of work ethic; and
Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactively and use initiative.

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary (graded by experience);
25 days annual leave (increased by seniority);
Apple MacBook for work;
Flexible working arrangements;
Private medical insurance
Health cash plan;
Two tiered pension;
Life insurance cover;
Death in service cover;
Discretionary Cycle Hire scheme;
Discretionary Travel Loans
End of year Bonus scheme.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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