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Senior/Principal Transport Planner

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Senior/Principal Transport Planner – Bristol

Opportunity for a Senior/Principal Transport Planner. Working as part of our national division, you will be exposed to a wide variety of project work and practice.
Microsimulation transport modelling
Microsimulation pedestrian modelling
Your role will include:
As a Senior/Principal Transport Planner, you will be providing transport inputs relating to clients’ development proposals and will work towards solutions which are acceptable to all stakeholders. You will have a 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 encounter a diverse range of projects, which will enhance and develop your skills in:
Planning-stage support for a variety of development schemes
Writing technical assessment documents for planning submissions
Technical assessment of junction performance using a range of traffic modelling software
Travel Plans and sustainability assessments
Project meetings and site visits
Assistance to senior staff in preparing evidence for planning appeals/public inquiries
General arrangement design of new junctions and accesses onto the road network
Attending public consultation events
Meetings with clients and approving authorities
The attributes we expect you to bring to the role and company:
Excellent written, numerical and verbal communication skills and a client-focussed approach to work
Experience of writing Transport Assessments/Statements and Travel Plans is essential
Strong working knowledge of TRICS, TEMPRO, Junctions9 (ARCADY/PICADY) and preferably LinSig3
Traffic modelling experience (trip generation and distribution methodologies) and of developing spreadsheet models with a keen eye for detail
Experience of data analysis, interpretation and presentation, in particular using Excel
Someone who enjoys and thrives in finding solutions to complex problems
Excellent people skills and the ability to work as part of a team, but can also immerse themselves into complex individual tasks
Degree qualified and preferably a Chartered Member of a relevant institution
Some CAD design skills (particularly in relation to general arrangement junction or car park design) would be advantageous, but are not essential
What can you expect?
Inspired and motivated colleagues. A good team, office and employer. A genuine opportunity to create and to be recognised and rewarded.
The remuneration package will include a competitive salary and employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave.
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