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Transport Planning Graduate Scheme 2021

GR-126
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Croydon, Epsom, Leeds, London, Manchester
  1. Transportation

Shaping tomorrow's journeys

On our Graduate Development Programmejoin a well-respected team that has a strong reputation in the engineering industry. You'll be part of something big, enjoying all-level support from line managers to senior leaders. We also want you to maintain a healthy work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Find out how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about Diversity & Inclusion, including our recent pledges for Women's Equality, how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.

With Atkins, you'll be in great company.

Your role

Join us as a Graduate Transport Planner and be part of something big. Our clients include Local Authorities, the Department for Transport, Highways England and the private sector. So, you'll work on projects that are shaping a healthier, safer and smarter future. Tasks will include forecasting, appraising, gathering & analysing data for modelling studies. You'll also get to know the ins-and-outs of transportation policy, requirements and best practice. As one of the team, we'll trust you to help our clients make the right decisions to best realise their development goals.

Where you could work

Degree requirements: Minimum 2.1 bachelors or 2.2 Master’s degree in Engineering, Transport Planning, English, Politics, Social Sciences, Physics, Computer Science, Geography, Maths, I.T, Environmental Science, Economics and GIS 

Locations for this business will include London and South East, Midlands, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Wales;
Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Croydon, Epsom, Leeds, London, Manchester

Our Graduate Transport Planners work across a variety of teams with expertise in the following areas:

Economics and Business Case

Working with local authorities, the Department for Transport, Highways England and more, we analyse all kinds of schemes from new highways and railways to bus rapid transit and Crossrail 2. We advise on everything from project costs and benefits to the best options and new ways to unlock investment.

Strategic Transport & Strategy

Look at everything from policies, infrastructure, public transport services and sustainable travel programmes to funding, governance and research. Our clients will trust you to provide them with the best strategic advice.

Transport Modelling

We're the team that brings data and new ideas together. Your role will include modelling traffic and people to understand movement and provide our customers with the very best solutions. You'll help us transform the future of transport, using the latest intelligent mobility and mobile phone data to create innovative new models.

Cities and Development Planning

Work as part of a multidisciplinary team on flagship regeneration, site expansion and transport planning development projects. Making the most of your transport planning and development skills, you'll create streetscapes, secure planning approval for developers and deliver sustainable and accessible developments.

Rail Planning

Our rail operations team provides a wide range of rail planning and operations services. These include capacity and journey time modelling, network capability assessments, performance advice as well as timetabling and basic vehicle diagramming.

Lawrence Holloway and Sarah Ginn are Transport Planners within the Transportation division. Here they are talking about their experience at Atkins, in their own words, with their own camera!

What you can bring

  • A passion for, and understanding of, a consultancy environment
  • Enthusiasm to drive your own career development and a motivation to learn
  • Be curious in your thinking and apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • Drive and determination to achieve professional accreditation
  • An ability to adapt to the changing world of work, embracing new technology and agile ways of working
  • Ability to demonstrate relationship building skills which you’ll use with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Confidence to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team

Meeting your needs

We've created a rewards package to fit around your study, career and personal needs. Enjoy benefits such as flexible holidays, a pension plan, tailored career development and a strong support network. All of our graduates receive a £2,500 settling in payment on joining and a further £2,500 upon achieving professional accreditation. Read about our Total Rewards.

How do I apply?

Please click "Apply Now" below to register your details and start your application journey. To find out more and for advice on how to play to your strengths, visit us on Connectr.

We want you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on 0121 483 5089 or graduates@atkinsglobal.com

Our deadline for applications is Friday 11th December 2020. Remember, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early. So, avoid disappointment by getting your application in as soon as possible.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years' design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things differently and want to build a better world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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