Transport Planner

14 Aug 2019
15 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The company is a Director owned business which was started in 2012, with offices in Manchester, Birmingham, Reading and London. The company was created with a clear focus on staff and clients; to be a place where our staff enjoy and feel proud to work and our clients' come back to us based on the quality of advice they receive. The company currently employees 25 staff with a turnover of around GBP2.5 million, with aspirations to grow to 40 staff with a turnover of GBP4m over the next 2-3 years.

Company Ethos

The company are looking for people with experience working on development related transport planning projects across all sectors of the construction and property industry. Importantly, they employ people who have a desire to find solutions to our client's transport and highways challenges. They are seeking highly enthusiastic staff members who want to get involved in delivering projects and be a key member of their team. Their approach is for everyone to work closely together to share their ideas, knowledge and views in order to ensure we achieve a successful outcome for their clients. The projects are varied both in terms of their type and size; you could be working on an access for a small number of residential properties one day and a major employment scheme off the strategic road network the next. This means you will have a varied work stream and will also provide you with the experience required for you to progress with your career.

About You

The company will consider people based on their experience, as a guide the successful candidate will have some or all of the following:

• Good knowledge of transport planning and highways to support developments projects; • Good written and verbal communication skills; • Preparation of Transport Notes, Statements and Assessments, Travel Plans, Site Access Appraisals (Microsoft Office); • Travel Plan Coordinator experience; • An understanding of relevant local and national policy and guidance;• Project management and direct client communication; • Fee Proposal preparation. • Junction capacity modelling (ARCADY & PICADY); • Traffic signal modelling (LinSig); • Preliminary design of access, junction improvements and highway schemes (AutoCAD); • Swept Path Analysis (AutoTrack); • Preparation of graphics (GIS/Corel Draw); and • Delivering quality work to meet strict deadlines.

What you will receive

A competitive remuneration and benefits package are on offer from the company, who pride themselves on providing a comfortable and relaxed working environment with an iMac or MacBook as standard to work from. The current benefits include: • 2-tiered pension; • 25 days annual leave; • Personal Heath Cash Plan; • Critical Illness Cover; • Death in Service cover; and • Cycle loan scheme.The standard working hours are are 37.5 per week; however, the company operates a flexibility in start/ finish times with core hours from 10:00-12:00 & 14:00-16:00; their focus is on delivering the work, rather than strict office hours.The company is a sociable one and they ensure that staff across all four of their offices know each other; this includes an active summer social and a companywide Christmas party in various locations across the UK.


Please send your details to Kal Kaur alternatively call on (phone number removed) if you have any questions or queries about the above role

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