Associate/Principal Transport Planner


Associate/Principal Transport Planner
Contract type: Full time
Type: Transportation
Location: Birmingham
We are looking for an Associate/Principal Transport Planner to join our Transport Planning team in the Midlands.
You will be involved with the assessment of the transportation needs relating to clients’ development proposals. You will work towards solutions which are acceptable to all stakeholders. You will be working with a strong, growing and varied portfolio of clients and the ability to articulate and communicate planning ideas, concepts and proposals is essential.
Working as part of a highly motivated team, you will assume a diverse range of challenging assignments, which will enhance and develop your skills in:
Providing planning-stage support for a variety of development schemes
Preparation of technical assessment documents and reports for planning submissions
Technical assessments of junction performance using a range of industry-standard traffic modelling software
The drafting of Travel Plans and sustainability assessments
General arrangement design work for new junctions and accesses onto the road network
Attending project meetings and conducting on-site visits
Planning Appeals/Public Inquiries etc.
Client liaison/business development
Mentoring of junior staff 
Attending public consultation events.
This is a permanent position, offering an excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package.
This is an outstanding opportunity to progress your career with a successful and dynamic employer. You will play a key role in driving Hydrock’s transportation business in the Midlands, including developing and implementing focussed business development activities in order to continue to grow our market share regionally.
The person
You will have strong written, numeracy and verbal communication skills and a client-focussed approach to your work. We also expect you to be enthusiastic and industrious with a willingness to learn new skills.
We will expect competence in the use of TRICS, TEMPRO, Junctions9 (ARCADY / PICADY) and preferably LinSig3. Significant experience of writing Transport Assessments/Statements and Travel Plans is essential with knowledge of both local authority and highway authority processes and procedures, and a track record of engaging with clients.
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