Transport Planner

Robert West
London (Greater) (GB)
21 Dec 2018
31 Jan 2019
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you keen to drive your career in transport planning up a gear?  Looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly, supportive team, receive structured career development and work on a variety of projects?

Robert West can offer you this opportunity.

Robert West are consulting civil and structural engineers, and transport planners, delivering building, infrastructure, transport, civil engineering and rail projects.  We provide transport and highways advice to developers, retailers, operators, land owners and public sector bodies in order to inform pre-acquisition due diligence, feasibility, design development and support Planning Applications. We work hard to deliver results for our clients, have a ‘can do’ attitude and are proud of the levels of repeat business and recommendation that we receive.  Our involvement in projects ranges from feasibility, planning and post planning stages in a variety of sectors such as education, residential, commercial and leisure.

Your experience in your career so far

Are you keen to make an impact and difference to the success of projects and the future success of the organisation you work for?  You can make a direct difference at Robert West.  We would like to hear from applicants with the skills, knowledge and proven experience of the following:

  • Planning process and regulatory framework
  • Planning and transport policy
  • Transport statements, transport assessments and travel plans
  • Traffic data analysis techniques
  • Traffic modelling techniques
  • Junction/highway design standards

All this will be based on a degree such as Civil Engineering or Geography or equivalent high quality technical training along with relevant work experience.  Good technical report writing skills, strong written and spoken English and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Practical experience in traffic modelling using PICADY, ARCADY, and LINSIG and junction/highway design using AutoCAD and AutoTrack would be an advantage but is not essential.

What we offer

The Robert West London Transport Planning team offers you the opportunity for you to join a collaborative team where you will have the space to use your initiative, research and analytical skills and to grow both personally and as a team.  If you have a hard working, thorough and collaborative approach this is the team for you.  Your contribution would include:

  • Preparation of Transport Statements, Transport Assessments and Travel Plans
  • Liaison with clients, third parties and Local Authority Planning and Highway Officers
  • Design of traffic, parking and travel surveys, and analysis of survey data
  • Use of trip generation databases, production of multi-modal trip generation and assignment exercises
  • Use of or understanding of traffic modelling techniques, and interpretation of traffic model output for use in the preparation of Transport Assessments
  • Appraisal of development scheme design in relation to Local Authority and Highway Design standards
  • Identification of measures for inclusion with development mitigation strategy.

We offer a competitive salary with great benefits including, pension, private medical insurance, and membership of an accredited professional organisation.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this position.  No agencies please.

Robert West is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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