Graduate Transport Planner

Calibre Search
Leeds, UK
13 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a specialist Transport Consultancy based in the centre of Leeds. They are a growing business and have a significant forward workload which includes a range of projects across the UK from commercial, retail and residential through to Local Development Framework representations and providing expert witness evidence. Due to an internal promotion they are seeking a Graduate Engineer/Technician to join their development planning team and shadow one of the Seniors within the business.

Your role will be the day-to-day technical input into a variety of projects. This will involve the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans including trip generation, distribution and assignment, junction capacity assessments, highway design including use of CAD, accident data analysis, public transport and site accessibility assessments and mapping.

The wide range of projects provides an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills and progress your career. Optima also advocates personal development and responsibility and you will be encouraged to take ownership of small scale projects at an early stage. As such you will be expected to work effectively both as part of a team and individually. Excellent written and spoken communication skills are essential

Requested competencies include:

* Use of AutoCAD software;

* Knowledge of highway junction design;

* Use of Microsoft Office software, especially Excel.

* Knowledge of junction analysis and use of ARCADY & PICADY software;

* Knowledge of Transport Assessment and Travel Plan preparation;

* Understanding of the planning process; and

* Understanding and knowledge of GIS and accessibility mapping.

* Preferred competencies include:

* Knowledge of junction analysis and use of LINSIG and TRANSYT software; and

* Use of AutoTRACK software.

Calibre Search promote equality in the workplace and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified candidates regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We act as both an employment agency and employment business

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