Mott MacDonald

Contact: Lance Gold -
Region: UK Various
Location: Various
Category: Transport modelling
Closes: Thursday 30th June 2022
Salary: Unspecified

Senior Transport Modeller

Job Description

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Working on strategic multi-modal modelling, public transport and highway modelling projects
  • Project and task involvement or management on modelling projects to include model development, calibration, validation, demand forecasting and economic appraisal
  • Checking outputs for compliance with quality requirements and industry best practice and motivate others to do so as well
  • Organise, train and mentor other modelling resources in order to ensure project delivery and staff / team development
  • Provide key inputs to the development of business cases and scheme assessments
  • Liaise with clients and other project stakeholders
  • Undertake business development activities including proposal writing and preparation.
Candidate Specification : The successful senior transport modeller will be committed to providing high quality, affordable and innovative solutions and advice to clients and have good report writing, project management, supervisory, communication and technical ability. In order to carry out the responsibilities you will require a numerical degree at bachelors or master’s level or an equivalent qualification. The candidate will have in-depth experience of developing highway and public transport models from first principles and be skilled in the development of robust models to support decision-makingYou will have extensive experience of modelling software such as SATURN, VISUM, EMME or CUBE and Diadem. Survey data analysis skills alongside an understanding of variable demand modelling and forecasting (following TAG guidance) are also key skillsets necessary for the role.The following would also be desirable:
  • Experience of one or more of TfL’s Strategic Models (HAMs, Railplan, LTS, One Model, MoTiON)
  • Expertise in Geographic Information System (GIS), MAPINFO or ARC
  • Knowledge of microsimulation software such as VISSIM, PARAMICS, AIMSUN
  • Knowledge of Python, C# and SQL
  • A good understanding of the wider transport planning/engineering environment.
Job Profile : We are currently looking to expand the London Transport Modelling team in our Integrated Transport Division. As a senior transport modeller, you will be involved with a range of transport modelling projects working in teams based across the UK and Europe. You will be working on projects for high profile clients such as TfL, TfWM, HS2 Ltd and Highway England and will have responsibility for delivering modelling work following our best practice guidelines.Benefits We can offer: 
  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance
  • Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.
Other Information : Equality, diversity and inclusionWe put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist. Agile workingAt Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust. 

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