Contact: Sophie Cochlin
Region: England - East Midlands
Location: Nottingham
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Thursday 31st December 2020
Salary: Unspecified

Transport Planner

Job Description

We are looking for a Transport Planner to help with the expanding workload of our Nottingham transport consultancy team at Sherwood Business Park near Mansfield.

We offer a challenging and rewarding career working for a leading transport consultancy with a strong presence in the Midlands and South East. You will join a growing team delivering a wide variety of interesting projects for clients in the private and public sectors.

Your Role

This is a varied and challenging role, you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team with full support provided by experience transport consultants. Our clients typically include; housing and commercial developers, local authorities, highway authorities, architects, town planners and other professionals. Your work will initially include data analysis, junction modelling, road safety analysis, site visits and sustainable transport reviews, as well as preparing plans, drawings and report writing.

Professional Development

Professional growth and personal development is strongly encouraged. You will be encouraged to enroll on the Transport Planning Society's Professional Development Scheme and assigned a personal mentor at WYG to help guide you through the process with a view to gaining a professional qualification.

About You

We are looking for a keen, progressive and versatile individual with a genuine interest in transport consultancy. You will have some experience working in the industry and your experience would ideally include:

- Knowledge of Transport Assessment methodologies

- Experience of producing Transport Assessments and Travel Plan reports

- Knowledge of highway design principles relevant to development layout and site access design

- Ability to use AutoCAD and GIS software

- Experience of specialist transport planning software packages such as TRICS, Junctions 9 and LinSIG.

The ideal candidate is likely to have a degree in an analytical subject such as transport planning, engineering, mathematics, science, economics or geography.

Above all, we will be looking for someone with the following qualities:

- Drive to succeed and a willingness to get involved

- Excellent communication skills, confidence to liaise with team members and clients

- Methodical approach to problem solving and an excellent attention to detail

- Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, reports and drawings

- Ability to work collaboratively as part of a skilled multi-disciplinary team

- Full, clean UK driving licence and ideally access to a vehicle

About WYG:

At WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges. Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.

  • We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.
  • We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communities
  • From single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client’s objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environments

WYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team – 20,000 people in over 450 global locations – we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.

WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer several benefits for employees, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including additional holiday and travel insurance. You will also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.   

We are very happy to discuss flexible working for this role, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours.  We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.

How to Apply

To apply please follow the link below to our careers portal.



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