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Senior Transport Planner - Reading / Oxford

Internal Applicants Only
Job Location:
Reading
Type of contract:
Permanent - Full Time/Flexible
Vacancy Reference:
610
The Opportunity
Peter Brett Associates (PBA), now part of Stantec, are currently looking to recruit a Transport Planning professional from Assistant up to Senior level to be based in either our Reading or Oxford offices as part of our growth plans for   the region. As we have a large team, we are happy to consider candidates that are at the early stage of their career and want to develop, while we are also interested in senior level candidates that want to gain more exposure and take their career to the next level.
 
PBA's Transport team have been well established in Reading for a long time now and our pipelines for future opportunities are greater than ever. We are fortunate to work with excellent clients on some of the region’s most exciting development projects. Our client-focused and result-driven approach means that we benefit from significant repeat business and are looking to strengthen the team to deliver an increasing workload.

As part of our Transport team, you will have an understanding of all elements of the transport planning profession. The role will include working on a wide range of transportation projects from small local developments to large strategic ones and local authority support.

You will work on a wide range of transportation projects with an aspiration to developing skills and abilities in other areas of land development as part of the Readings office’s multi-disciplinary team. To fulfil the role, you will have a proven track record of delivery, successful outcomes, client management, stakeholder engagement etc. Whilst the Reading team is well established and will provide strong support and mentoring, the ideal candidate will be able to manage the day to day running and delivery of work with minimal supervision.

As part of our team, some of your key responsibilities would include:

  • Developing and influencing transport strategies
  • Feasibility and design of transport solutions
  • Preparation of transport assessments, modelling and travel plans
  • Supporting the preparation of business cases to bid for funding of transport infrastructure schemes
  • Day-to-day supervision, mentoring and training project team members
  • Attend meetings with; clients, design teams, local authorities and the general public, as required
 

About You:-

  • Degree qualification in civil engineering, transportation, geography, economics or similar
  • Experience and understanding of the planning system
  • Transport Assessment and Travel Planning experience Junction modelling / analysis and experience of relevant software packages
  • An excellent communicator [verbally and written] able to attend meetings and advise clients and technical team members, as appropriate
  • Good levels of numeracy
  • Budget and quality management at project level
  • An interest in keeping up to date with developments in transport and planning policy and latest thinking

If you would like more info on this role, please contact Eamon Cassidy: 07823538229 / eamon.cassidy@stantec.com.

About PBA

Peter Brett Associates (PBA) is now part of Stantec, a global design firm with over 22, 000 employees worldwide.  Together, we are aiming to have a major impact on the engineering market in the UK and the communities that we serve. Both PBA and Stantec bring teams that possess a depth of expertise, experience, and passion for community.  Our combined strengths will be essential to meet the growing opportunities in key UK markets.   Our people are our most important asset & creating a friendly and supportive environment for our employees where they can attain their personal career goals is a key objective for us.

To find out more about PBA and see the range of exciting projects we are involved in please visit http://www.peterbrett.com .

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.