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£22,000 -£28,000


North West




Civil Engineering Consultancy


Graduate Transport Planner



Job Description

Graduate Transport Planner

Vertical recruitment Is working closely with one of our long-standing, leading multi-disciplinary consultancy, they are offering an excellent opportunity for a Graduate Transport Planner to join their established team in Manchester. Our client is currently busy with a number of transport planning commissions, including macro and micro simulation modelling, scheme business case appraisal, active travel, and transport planning work for a variety of their clients, including local authorities, private developers, and other public-sector clients. You will play a key role in continuing the growth and development of an already successful team.

As a graduate Transport Planner, you will assist in traffic and transportation studies and the development of local, regional, and national transport policies and strategies. You will support the delivery of transportation projects across a variety of disciplines and for a range of both public and private sector clients.

What you’ll be doing:

” Assisting the Principal and senior Transport Modellers to deliver Paramics, Saturn and Vissim models.
” Assisting the Principal and Senior Modellers / Planners in delivering major transport scheme business cases.
” Preparation of Transport Assessments and Statements
” Preliminary Design and Route Appraisal of Cycle schemes
” Assisting in the delivery of a variety of other transport studies
” Contribution to technical papers and client reports
” Contributing to our process of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing relating to transport planning across our national transport planning business

What we’re looking for:

” Degree in relevant area to discipline (Transport Planning/Engineering)
” Proficient in a wide range of IT skills including AutoCAD and Windows
” Knowledge of highways/traffic & transportation procedures
” Commitment to achieve Chartered/IEng status with the CHIT within agreed timescales
” Knowledge and understanding of Highways/Structures Engineering
” Knowledge of Transport Modelling software such as Vissim, Paramics and Saturn

What’s in it for you?

” A competitive basic salary
” 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
” The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
” Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
” Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socializing, to health & wellbeing, travel, and technology.
” Access to their Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.
” Option to work from home in an agile working environment, with most operations completed through Microsoft teams.

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere within their company. You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and they will provide the support you need to do just that.

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