Contact: Madelon Armstrong
Region: England - South East
Location: Godalming
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Monday 31st December 2018
Salary: Unspecified

Senior Transportation Planner, Guildford

Job Description

About the Role

Our Transport Team undertakes largely development planning work specialising in providing advice to private sector and some local authority clients on access, transportation and infrastructure issues and supporting development proposals through the planning process.

The Guildford transport team is 20 strong and sits within the wider south central cost centre working closely with colleagues in Basingstoke and Southampton making the wider transport team over 50 specialist consultants and engineers.

This person will have a key role in providing support to the project management and task delivery on small and medium sized commissions for our clients, using your technical competence so that you can design and scope the work required in discussions with clients or a bid team and then plan and manage the resource required to deliver the commission.

A typical week could include:

  • Planning policy, transport assessments or development control.
  • Application of operational transport models for junctions (PICADY, ARCADY, LINSIG or TRANSYT and/or microsimulation).
  • Application of wider area modelling in scheme impact assessments.
  • Scheme appraisal using WebTAG and cost-benefit analysis.
  • Delivering bespoke analysis regarding initial scheme viability.
  • Transport governance.
  • Parking, local traffic, lorry management and other local transport plan issues including cycle and walking strategy development.
  • Traffic engineering and minor scheme design for urban areas.


About You

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • Transport planning experience ideally gained in a consultancy background.
  • Are in the process of achieving professional accreditation either through ICE, CIHT, TPP or equivalent.
  • The role will be market facing and the candidate may be deployed within clients’ offices.
  • Proven communication skills to facilitate excellent working relationships with clients.
  • An ability and desire to make presentations for industry events / seminars / external professional groups would be attractive,
  • Experience coding using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Python or other languages would be ideal.


About Us

A little about us:

At WSP we know that professional accreditation is an important milestone to reach, and after years of study in your field and hard work on the job you’ll want the recognition that you are at the top of your game.

We’ll provide a technical mentor to help you on your journey, and reward you for your efforts as well. You will get a bonus when you reach certain professional milestones as a thank you and well done for your hard work!

Continuous improvement is important to us, and innovation is one of our guiding principals, so supporting you to be the best you can be makes perfect sense to us.

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