Transport Planner

  • Job Reference: 00023483-1
  • Date Posted: 16 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £30,000 to £36,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you looking for a new opportunity to work within a large multidisciplinary consultancy who are involved in exciting local and international projects?
With several offices in the UK the company offers a professional and technical service. Working with in both the public and private sector, the organisation design, build and enhance their infrastructure and property assets. The company combine expertise to achieve more from the entire built environment.

The team in Cardiff are currently looking for a Transport Planner to undertake option identification and initial assessment of potential schemes across the UK. You will be working with the companies joint venture which draws together and co-ordinates the companies focus in Wales. The Company work across a portfolio of Infrastructure platforms together with the Welsh Government and Unitary Authorities.
The team would like to hear from you if you have the following skills and abilities:

·Understanding of the transport scheme appraisal process in the UK, including Highways England Scheme Stages 1 / 2 or WelTAG / WebTAG
·Knowledge of economic analysis software e.g. TUBA
·Ability to undertake Value of Money BCR assessments for proposed schemes 
·Experience of liaising and working with partners and agencies
·Knowledge/experience over a range of civil engineering and transport disciplines such as: cycle and pedestrian network delivery, public transport networks and interchanges, highways and junctions
·IT Literate, capable of using MS Word, Excel and other office packages
·Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences both verbally and in writing
·Able to work accurately and with attention to detail
·Able to work to deadlines and with competing priorities
·Able to prioritise and organise own work with minimum supervision, working to deadlines and with competing priorities
·Chartered or working towards chartered status

Main responsibilities of the role:

·To produce and review Option Assessment Reports and Business Cases;
·To have a working knowledge of transport guidance and current best practice (Highways England / WelTAG / WebTAG);
·To have a good understanding of transport project development processes;
·To be able to think at both strategic and detailed levels;
·To produce high quality project reports, including technical documents;
·To have the ability to communicate technical arguments to technical and non-technical clients;
·To present outputs from studies to a range of audiences; and
·To develop relationships with Highway England / Local Authorities.

What you will get in return:

·Competitive salary
·Career development and support
·Company pension scheme
·One relevant subscription paid for
·Cycle to work scheme
·Discounted retail vouchers
·Various private insurance scheme
·Childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle

If you have the skills and feel this job suits your career ambitions, please get in touch. We are expecting a high volume of applications for this role so would advise to apply ASAP.

"The company offers a operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership" 

Statement regarding Covid-19 from the company.
All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working in offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all office locations that are open to protect the colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of people is of paramount importance to us, and we are doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time