WYG

Contact: Liz Bedford
Region: England - North East
Location: Newcastle
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Friday 1st June 2018
Salary: Unspecified

Graduate Transport Planner

Job Description

WYG Transport is a leading provider of expert transport services to the development sector across the north of England and we are expanding to meet our growing workload of major development projects and exciting public sector projects in Yorkshire and the North East. As a result we need aspiring graduates, or Transport Planners, who are highly motivated and commercially focused to help us develop our transport planning capabilities.

You will be based in our Newcastle office. You will have an interest in transport, good written and verbal communication skills, good analytical skills and a degree in a numerate discipline. If applying for the Transport Planer role you will also have an understanding of transport policy, guidance and advice, as well as hands-on experience of transport modelling, highway design and  the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans. If applying for the Graduate role specific experience is not necessary because training will be provided.

You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting development projects and public sector transportation projects across the north of England. In return you will have an attractive salary and benefits package, and will be encouraged to develop your technical and project related skills so that you can grow your career as we expand.

WYG Transport is a leading provider of expert transport services to the development sector across the north of England and we are expanding to meet our growing workload of major development and public sector projects. As a result we need aspiring graduates who are highly motivated and commercially focussed to help us develop our transport planning capabilities the north of England.

You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting development and public sector projects across the north of England. In return you will have an attractive salary and benefits package, and will be encouraged to develop your technical and project related skills so that you can grow your career as we expand.

Your Role:

You will assist in the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans and in particular will focus on the analysis of transport data, junction capacity analysis with PICADY, ARCADY, LINSIG TRANSYT and PARAMICS, preparation of AutoCAD drawings and report writing. You will work as part of a growing team based in our Newcastle or Leeds offices.

You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting development projects and will be a critical part of a very busy commercially focussed team which has an expanding workload.   As part of your role you will be required to liaise with other professionals including Architects and Town Planners and hence must have good interpersonal skills, as well as good written and verbal communication skills.

We’re committed to developing our graduates as the future of our business and you will benefit from training on a wide range of skills, such as AutoCAD, traffic signal design, etc., with support for professional qualifications such as Masters Degrees, Chartered Engineer and Transport Planning Professional.

The position is available immediately.  A full clean UK driving licence is essential.

About You:

You will be a keen, progressive, versatile individual who can adopt a flexible approach to their role to provide support to all teams across the offices as workload dictates. You will:

  • Be educated to degree level in an appropriate numerate discipline.
  • Be able to analyse data, construct logical arguments and communicate these effectively and professionally with the team, clients and other professionals in both written and oral formats.
  • Be a team player able to work flexibly, including, on occasions, outside of normal office hours, to meet tight deadlines
  • Have the ability to manage your time in dealing with several transport projects to time and budgetary constraints.

For the Transport Planner role you will:

  • Have a good knowledge of transport policy, guidance and advice together with hands-on experience of junction capacity analysis – Arcady/Picady/Linsig, and TRICS
  • Have hands-on experience of preparing Transport Assessments and Travel Plans in support of planning applications.
  • Experience of AutoCAD and highway design would be an advantage.

About WYG

We’re an international, award-winning, multidisciplinary consultancy, delivering creative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging projects. We’re confident in our abilities, authentic in the advice we give, imaginative in our thinking and resourceful in how we turn our ideas into reality. But most of all, we’re a people business. Our success is down to people like you.

Rewards

In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare and retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday. You’ll also benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

How to Apply

Please apply via our careers website by following the link below.

https://apply.wygcareers.com/vacancies/graduate-transport-planner-347454.html

 

 
 
 
 

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