Tetra Tech

Contact: sophie.cochlin@tetratech.com
Region: England - East Midlands
Location: Leicester
Category: Transport planning
Closes: Friday 16th April 2021
Salary: Unspecified

Transport Planner

Job Description


We are looking for a Transport Planner to help with the expanding workload of our Midlands transport consultancy team.

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


This is a varied and challenging role, you will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team with full support provided by an experienced team of 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.

The role is available as a full-time or part-time role.

Professional Development

Professional growth and personal development is strongly encouraged. You will be encouraged to enrol on the Transport Planning Society’s Professional Development Scheme and would be assigned a personal mentor at Tetra Tech who would guide you through the process with a view to gaining a professional qualification.

We are looking for a keen, progressive and versatile individual with a genuine interest in transport consultancy. Ideally, you will have experience working in the industry, including:

  • Knowledge of Transport Assessment methodologies
  • Experience of producing Transport Assessments and Travel Plans
  • Knowledge of core highway design principles relevant to development layout and site access design
  • An 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 clients and team members
  • 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

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting www.tetratecheurope.com/careers

For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratecheurope.com.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter on the Careers section of our website www.tetratecheurope.com/careers.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tetra Tech 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.

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.


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