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Assistant Transport Planner / Transport Planner

R-054143
  1. Bristol
  1. Transportation

Assistant Transport Planner / Transport Planner

Now part of the SNC-Lavalin group, Atkins’ UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented transport planners and engineering professionals. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

The transportation infrastructure sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of investment and Atkins is playing lead roles in projects to upgrade existing transport networks to deliver future demand including major new road schemes, high-speed rail as well as extensive public transport enhancements. We are also working closely with our clients to adapt to the evolving Covid-19 environment. Our teams are currently delivering exciting and important policy, strategy, modelling and research projects throughout the transportation sector. We are at the forefront of national and international policy making, supporting key decision makers at all levels; and are also supporting the development of cutting-edge technology in the transport sector.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

The role:

To be based in the South West and Wales regional team served by the Bristol and Cardiff offices, we are recruiting several positions for candidates with between 1 and 5 years of experience to join our Transport Planning consultancy practice.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to contribute to a high performing, dynamic team, working on projects for our unparalleled client base in the region and nationally.

As part of the wider Atkins multidisciplinary design and management team, our transport planners provide a key role in the conception, development and delivery of transport solutions that enable real change at a local level for transport users and society.

Atkins are the Framework Consultants for West of England Combined Authority (Bristol City Council, South Gloucestershire Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council), Wiltshire Council and Gloucestershire County Council, meaning that you will have the opportunity to support the development of your local multi-modal transport systems. Within the wider business we also contribute to projects at a national scale for Network Rail, the Department for Transport and Highways England.

Responsibilities:

  • Public transport corridor and interchange improvements including Future Transport Zones.
  • Active travel, public realm and street design including LCWIPs.
  • Business Case and Funding production for opportunities such as Levelling Up Fund, Future High Streets Fund and major scheme public transport, active travel, and major road schemes.
  • Strategy and policy development for local authorities and Sub-National Transport Bodies.
  • Transport modelling and economic, environmental, and social impact appraisal.
  • Supporting master planning for new strategic developments.

Requirements:

Ability to demonstrate the following commensurate with their level of experience:

  • The principles of the Transport Appraisal Process.
  • How local, national, and regional policy influences, and is influenced by the transport system.
  • Best practice and guidance for the design of transport systems.
  • The collection, analysis, and manipulation of a wide range of data.
  • The preparation of reports and materials for clients and stakeholders.

Successful applicants will have:

  • A range of relevant technical skills and behavioural competencies.
  • A relevant planning, economics, geography, engineering degree or similar.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of current UK transport policy.
  • A passion for transportation.

Why work for Atkins?

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people, and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career, and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us:

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed.

Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once, they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Training:

Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Flexible Working:

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment.

We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Diversity & Inclusion:

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.

Security Clearance:

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 refer to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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