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AECOM Senior / Principal Transport Planner in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Are you an ambitious and motivated Senior or Principal Transport Planner?

Do you have skills in case making and appraisal?

Do you want to work on high profile projects across the South West and Wales that cover all modes of transport?

Do you want to help tackle the climate emergency?

Are you eager to manage projects and develop your skills in this field?

Can you mentor and develop a growing team of transport planners?

We are looking to expand our team in the South West within our Bristol office to work on exciting projects that support sustainable economic growth and development whilst addressing the climate emergency.

Examples of current projects:

  • Sustainable Transport Strategies –

  • Peninsula Transport Sub-National Transport Body

  • South East Dorset Urban Mobility Strategy

  • Decarbonisation –

  • Cornwall Ultra Low Emission Buses

  • Cornwall E-bike Strategy

  • Diesel Trains replacement Strategy

  • Business case –

  • Cardiff City Centre East Transport Improvement Area

  • A39 OBC

  • Looe Valley Cycle Trails OBC

  • Welsh Rail corridor journey time improvements

  • Feasibility and appraisal

  • Neath Port Talbot Council Cycle Hire Feasibility Study

  • Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Rapid Transit

  • Monitoring and evaluation –

  • A303 Berwick Down

  • Freight-only rail to passenger use

AECOM has a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams, a global reach and diversified market penetration. Our clients include national, regional and local transport authorities, as well as private developers and international clients. We develop and use some of the most sophisticated transport techniques in a range of specialist software and offer comprehensive internal training programme to encourage professional and technical development.

Job Responsibilities:

As a senior member of the team, you will need to provide strong technical capabilities to deliver a wide range of projects that satisfies the needs of our clients, funding bodies and the Department for Transport.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the specification and management of transport planning projects, leading workstreams and projects and taking responsibility for technical quality.

  • Providing support to a number of senior staff, as well as provide advice and support to junior staff, being responsible for their technical development

  • Assist in the development of business opportunities, contributing to the production and delivery of larger bids and proposals, but from time to time, lead on smaller opportunities.

  • Work collaboratively across disciplines.

Minimum Requirements

  • An excellent understanding of transport guidance and best practice (TAG)

  • Experience of the production and review of business cases, transport strategies, feasibility studies and appraisal.

  • Data analysis and processing skills.

  • Ability to present technical findings to a wide range of audiences

  • Ability to communicate with clients, forming good relationships

  • Experience in management of projects

  • Supervising and supporting the workload of junior staff.

  • Ability to think holistically, but also at a more detailed level.

  • Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner

  • Work as part of a team and progress staff career development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant numerate/analytical subject area (e.g. mathematics, engineering, physics, geography)

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 Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248650BR

Additional Locations UK - Cardiff

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.