Senior Transport Planner

Carrington West
14 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Transport Planner


This is a permanent position within my clients Transport & Highways team

This team undertakes the following tasks
• Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice
• Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans to accompany planning applications
• Traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
• Highway design
• Road Safety and Non-Motorised User Audits

The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for a Senior Transport Planner. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by our clients

Relevant skills & experience

• Qualified to a minimum of degree level in an appropriate subject
• A good level of post-graduate experience
• An ability to lead/manage projects including their finances
• An ability to deal with clients and other professionals
• An ability to professionally represent the company
• Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic
• An ability to work within a team
• An ability to use TRICS, ARCADY, PICADY, TRANSYT and LinSig
• Experience in preparing complex Transport Assessments
• Experience with undertaking and/or interpreting micro-simulation traffic modelling using Paramics or VISSIM or network modelling using SATURN
• Experience of appearing at and preparing report to support Planning Appeals, Public Enquiries and Examinations in Public

• Experience with Stopping Up and Traffic Regulation Orders
• Experience with highway design and Road Safety Audits
• Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan Process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base
• An ability to prepare firm and robust rebuttals to statutory consultees through the planning process including negotiating positive results for our clients
• An ability to win new work and potentially expand the business to new areas

A Senior Transport Planner will ordinarily undertake the following tasks

• Carry out site appraisals, feasibility studies and provide pre-application advice
• Prepare Transport Assessments and Transport Statements
• Undertake traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
• Liaise with clients, project team members and local authorities
• Attend meetings with local authorities and / or other members of the project team
• Oversee and co-ordinate whole projects and packages of work including managing their finances
• Prepare fee proposals and invoices
• Enhance and promote the image of Glanville Consultants by their actions

Remuneration and training

The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as go-karting, theatre trips, golf, bowling etc.

They have a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good morale and a low staff turnover. The company has a strong commitment to training ranging from ‘on the job training’ in new software and design techniques to training programs for Chartered status and external short courses.


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