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AECOM Senior Consultant - Rail Planning in Bristol, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Bristol, Bristol

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit a Senior Consultant with 5-10 years of experience to join our Rail Planning team, part of our wider South West and Wales Transport Planning team. This is a new role, established to support our growing workload in the region.

Knowledge, experience and an interest in rail aspects of transport planning is essential. Typically, this role will involve working with clients both within and outside the rail industry, ranging from involvement in franchise bidding through to supporting third party rail scheme promoters. Our varied portfolio of work includes passenger demand forecasting, rail strategy development, scheme appraisal, market analysis, performance modelling and operational assessment.

Minimum Requirements

As a Senior Consultant in the Rail Planning Team, based in either Bristol or Cardiff, you will:

  • be expected to mentor graduates, impart your wisdom and check tasks undertaken by your more junior colleagues;

  • have the ability to handle the project management of smaller projects, including cost control and client liaison;

  • have an analytical mind and background;

  • have knowledge and experience in modelling, appraisal and evaluation of public transport schemes, including application of TAG/WelTAG guidance.

  • have good working knowledge of standard rail industry modelling tools and techniques (such as Moira and/or Railsys), together with a strong understanding of the relative merits of approaches such as Passenger Demand Forecasting Handbook principles versus more bespoke modelling;

  • have excellent spreadsheet skills;

  • have strong technical and report writing skills;

  • be able to explain technical concepts to others, including colleagues and clients; and

have strong background knowledge of the structure of the GB rail industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in numerate discipline, ideally Masters.

  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252413BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.