Contact: Tim Penlington
Region: Scotland
Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow
Category: Transport modelling
Closes: Sunday 3rd May 2020
Salary: Unspecified

Principal Transport Modeller

Job Description

  • Manage the technical input of a small team, pass on your knowledge, and support and mentor the team effectively;

  • Have an analytical mind and background

  • Have knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals;

  • Have used and have great knowledge of transport software packages e.g. CUBE/VOYAGER, SATURN, PARAMICS, EMME, VISSIM, TUBA and spreadsheet modelling to name a few;

  • It would be an advantage if you have experience in using Python or R to analyse/present data;

  • Be good at managing your time to ensure you meet deadlines;

  • Have strong technical and report writing skills;

  • Be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates and anyone else who may ask.

The focus of this position is on technical task management. However, if you are interested this could be opened up to project management and client interaction. As in all things, we are flexible.

Over the next two years AECOM are undertaking for the Scottish Government the Strategic Transport Projects Review 2, which will shape the future of Scotland’s transport infrastructure investment over the next 20 years. At the same time, as the number one ranked consultant on Transport Scotland’s transport modelling framework are updating Scotland’s national transport model, and pushing further on our research into the use of mobile phone data. AECOM is therefore uniquely positioned in Scotland to offer a transport modeller the opportunity to undertake exciting projects that will have a real impact on people’s lives.

We have:

  • A strong team of experts to work with and learn from

  • A variety of different teams and opportunities within AECOM for whatever career pathway you want to take

  • Exciting projects to work on ranging from local, national and international problems to solve to keep you busy, including the development, maintenance and update of a large number of local and regional the Transport Models

  • A flexible working policy – work/life balance is the key! We are keen to have on board full and part-time colleagues, continuing career development of returning to a professional career after a break, and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

  • Dedicated mentors to help support you in your future development

  • A Sports & Social Club, offering a wide variety of activities for individual and families

  • A comprehensive internal training programme to teach you what you may want to learn but haven’t had the chance to yet

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