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Transport Modeller


Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1360880
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category

Job Summary
The Midlands is experiencing unprecedented levels of investment into the development and delivery of major transport infrastructure projects.  With the pending arrival of HS2 to the region, Coventry City of Culture and the Commonwealth Games, the pressure is on to help our clients make informed decisions relating to the delivery of major capital projects across our region’s transport networks.  AECOM has long standing relationships providing support to a range of national and regional clients such as HS2, Highways England, Transport for West Midlands, metropolitan districts and shire counties deliver their ambitious plans for economic and housing related growth. Our position on a number of significant regional and national Transportation Frameworks provides the team with excellent opportunities and ensures an exciting future and varied workload.

AECOM are seeking ambitious and motivated senior consultants to support the work of the Transport Planning Team. The role would suit a proactive, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. This position would ideally suit someone with a transport planning or traffic modelling background.

We have an established track record of successfully delivering major schemes to clients across the region, nationally and internationally. The team provides transport planning services, development control and spatial planning advice as well as traffic modelling services on a wide range of projects. The team also supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a transportation, planning and highway interface.

We are now looking to enhance and grow this team with individuals who have a sound technical background and share our enthusiasm and determination to support our expanding workload. 

Job Duties:
  • The appropriate level of expertise is required in order that the following responsibilities can be carried out to the necessary standards:
  • Provide transport planning, business case and transport strategy advice.
  • Receive project brief and undertake appropriate assessments.
  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members.
  • With the support of the Project Manager, undertake costing and programming of studies and monitoring of financial performance.
  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief and AECOM’s quality procedures.
  • Manage junior staff and sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.
  • Attend internal and external Project Progress meetings as required and support Client planning/project meetings.
  • Prepare detailed client briefs, fee proposals, technical responses and study reports for Manager’s approval and contribute to major bids as required.
  • Support the team manager in mentoring junior staff.
Specific Skills Required: 
  • Degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Geography, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Planning or a related discipline. 
  • Interest in transportation and experience of undertaking a range of traffic and transportation projects and studies.
  • Good technical and communication skills.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety.
  • Knowledge and application of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals.

Business Line

Position Title
Transport Modeller

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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.

Minimum Requirements
Demonstrable experience across two or more of the following: spatial planning, development control, transport strategy, cycling, walking, road safety, public transport and parking strategy and design.
Experience in delivering transport projects to clients 
Experience of working in a commercial environment
The following is also desirable:
  • Reasonable geographical flexibility (within the UK) to support project and business requirements. 
  • Experience in modelling and using LINSIG, TRANSYT, VISSIM/ PARAMICS

Preferred Qualifications
  • You will have a relevant degree and will be working towards or recently gained an appropriate professional status with membership of a relevant professional institution. 
  • First Degree in Transportation or associated discipline. 
  • Working towards membership of a relevant professional body.
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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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.

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United Kingdom

GBR - West Midlands

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