AECOM Transportation Planner in St Albans, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , St Albans
We are looking to recruit a Transport Planner into the Urban Space team of our Transport Planning Business in either the St Albans (Hertfordshire) or London Aldgate offices. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a range of transport modelling, including urban micro-simulation projects for a wide variety of clients. The Transport Planner will report to a Principal / Associate Director within a team in a collaborative and open office environment. A key part of this role is to provide high quality, affordable and innovative solutions.
In order to carry out the responsibilities as a Transport Planner, you will require a numerical degree at bachelors or master’s level or an equivalent qualification. You will have experience with microsimulation modelling software, including VISSIM. Data analysis skills alongside good knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Excel are also key skill sets necessary for the role.
St Albans is one of our central hubs for the Transport Planning and Development Planning team, located 30 minutes north from London St Pancras / Kings Cross, and on the Thameslink railway line with direct routes to Croydon, Wimbledon, Luton, Brighton, and more. London Aldgate is one of our major hubs for our global consultancy services, and working closely with our colleagues in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, as well as other offices; and is on the Hammersmith and City/ District Line at the Aldgate East Station.
At AECOM there is real opportunity for personal growth and to progress your career as you develop professionally. You will work within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted. We believe in a healthy work / life balance, as such we have a flexible working policy and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.
AECOM has a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and a global reach and diversified market penetration, through which it is associated with some very prestigious projects of global acclaim, such as London 2012, Glasgow 2014, Rio 2016, Qatar 2022, HS2, Dubai Expo 2020, Champions League Final 2017, etc.
Our clients include national and local transport authorities such as the UK Department for Transport and Transport for London, major sporting projects such as the London Olympic Delivery Authority, private developers of land and transport facilities, and overseas institutions such as the Dubai’ Roads and Traffic Authority. We develop and use some of the most sophisticated transport modelling techniques, applying a range of specialist software, and offer a comprehensive internal training programme to further assist professional and technical development. The successful Transport Planner will be joining a growing Transport Planning team that is actively involved in the delivery of projects and services to a range of both local and national clients including National Highways, Transport for London, multiple County Councils such as Leicestershire, Oxfordshire or Kent and London Boroughs as Ealing or Wandsworth.
Experience of using VisVAP for signal coding in VISSIM.
Experience of preparing VISSIM models to TfL’s VMAP and DfT TAG standards.
Experience or knowledge of strategic models such as SATURN, VISUM, CUBE and Diadem.
Experience in Geographic Information System (GIS), MAPINFO or ARC
Experience of data analysis/ processing with scripting experience an advantage
Understanding of traffic engineering/ junction design principals
Relevant BSc/MSc/BEng Civil Engineering / Transport planning degree
Post-graduate qualifications an advantage
Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW
way of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
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 - Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 255234BR
Additional Locations UK - London - Aldgate Tower
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.