Senior or Principal Transport Planner

10 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is seeking to expand and develop its existing successful Transport Planning team based on a significant increase in demand for its highway engineering services. We are looking for a Senior or Principal Consultant to fit within its existing management structure to support the development of the Transport and Highway Engineering business and help manage a developing and enthusiastic team. Key private and public sector clients include organisations such as The Crown Estate, Defence Infrastructure Organisation, Homes and Communities Agency, National Grid, and a wide range of Local Authorities and private developers. The workload is extremely varied covering all aspects of the transport agenda. This position can be based in either our Leamington Spa, Shrewsbury or London offices.

Key Responsibilities:

As a member of the team you will be involved in the management of internal and external client relationships and the preparation of proposals and bids appropriate to your grade. You will also guide and review the work of less experienced staff

The workload is diverse, including:

  • Preparation of Transport Assessments and use of ARCADY, PICADY, TRANSYT and LINSIG;
  • Highway design;
  • Network modelling: multi-modal, traffic and micro-simulation models;
  • Sustainable transport projects;
  • Development control and regeneration projects;
  • Preparation of Environmental Statements
Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements

  • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Transport Planning, Engineering, Town Planning, Geography, or a related discipline.
  • You will have around 5 years’ experience in transport planning or a related discipline to have the skills and knowledge required to undertake this role successfully.
  • You will have either have been awarded or nearing Chartered or Incorporated status
  • You must have a full driving licence.

The work undertaken by the team is extremely varied and therefore candidates with either a range of skills and experience or particular specialisms will be considered Experience in most/all of the following is essential:

  • Management of small to medium sized projects;
  • Technical knowledge of the development of highway schemes from inception to delivery including both preliminary and detail designs;
  • Preparation of Transport Assessments, including junction modelling;
  • Preparation of fee proposals;
  • Experience in S106, S38 and S278 agreements; and
  • Knowledge of appropriate standards (DMRB etc.), NRSWA and other traffic management issues; and
  • Knowledge of preparation of specifications and contract documents.
Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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