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Senior Transport Planner (Active Travel)

R-051316
  1. London
  1. Transportation

Senior Transport Planner (Active Travel)

Atkins’ UK Transportation (part of the SNC-Lavalin group) business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,750 talented transport and engineering professionals. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. Atkins create a culture and environment to inspire their people, ensure collaboration with their clients and continue to shape the future of mobility.

Atkins continues to play a lead role in delivering high profile projects to meet future demand including major new road schemes, high-speed rail as well as extensive public transport enhancements. Atkins are working closely to build strategies and solutions for a Net Zero Carbon future and develop Digital Transformation for maximising future opportunities. We are also working closely with our clients to adapt to the evolving Covid-19 environment. Consultants from Atkins and their partners in the supply chain, are working with government, local authorities, private developers, and agencies worldwide to develop our future cities and infrastructure.

We are currently recruiting talented individuals to help deliver transport planning projects for our expanding client base.  With over 300 specialists in our transport planning business we are able to provide our clients with an extensive range of services including transport policy and strategy planning, traffic modelling, scheme appraisal, travel demand management, scheme design and development planning.

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior Transport Planner with particular interest in the planning of active travel schemes and measures to work within our Transport Planning team in the London office.

The successful candidate will contribute to shaping and growing a high performing, dynamic team, working seamlessly across our national business. Alongside the personal growth there will be increased opportunity to get closer to and understand key clients in this field.

We support agile working and offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the leading edge of our industry. You will be imbedded into our team of talented individuals with experience in a wide range of areas surrounding traffic assessments, town centre masterplan, motorway junctions modelling, modelling of bus priority schemes, pedestrians, and cyclists etc.

The Candidate:

Successful applicants will be flexible, self-motivated and will be expected to demonstrate a capability in the following:

  • Have a creative mind, able to think outside the box and bring innovative ideas to design.
  • Strong analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills.
  • Confident team worker with ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Experience of working to time and budget constraints.
  • Ability to contribute effectively to proposals and bids.
  • Ability to manage medium size projects or workstreams within larger projects.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate technical skills and competencies such as -

  • Experience in the planning and design of walking and cycle routes as well as public realm projects, infra structure and highway design.
  • Experience in GIS tools.
  • Experience in AutoCAD desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in route audits
  • Experience in planning and forecasting tools such as PTC and CyIPT.
  • Up to date knowledge on the latest standards, codes and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

Successful candidates will have:

  • A relevant degree.
  • A passion for transport planning and emerging areas.
  • Membership of a relevant professional institute is desirable but not essential.

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 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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