Senior Transport Planner – Strategic Modelling - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

St Albans
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

Our Transport Planning Model Development and Research team based in our St Albans office is looking to recruit an experienced and driven Senior Transport Planner to help the team grow further. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a strong and accomplished Transport Planning team and to work on leading modelling projects which are at the forefront of the Transport Planning industry. AECOM believe in organic growth as such there is significant career progression potential, based on merit.

We believe in a healthy work / life balance, as such we have a flexible working policy and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

This experienced Transport Modeller will join a 25+ persons strong Transport Planning Team in St Albans which is embedded into the 100+ professional Transportation team in the town centre office. St Albans is one of our central hubs for the Transport Planning and Development Planning team, located 30 minutes north from London St Pancras / Kings Cross, and on the Thameslink railway line with direct routes to Croydon, Wimbledon, Luton, Brighton, and more.

Examples of these transport planning projects include the development of innovative and evidence-based techniques to process mobile network data to understand multimodal travel demand, using big data and data fusion techniques to fill in gaps in the data and improve accuracy of modelling results, and developing bespoke tools used for visualisation of data or forecasting. We are planning to expand our knowledge and skills in similar emerging areas over the next 18 months.

The Model Development and Research team primarily works in the following areas, providing both breadth and depth expertise within the Transport Planning discipline:

  • multi-modal demand matrix development, increasingly using mobile phone data and other electronic data sources;

  • strategic highway and public transport network models and calibration;

  • multi-modal demand models (including tours, land-use transport interaction (LUTI) and parking models);

  • statistical analysis, discrete choice modelling, and parameter estimation;

  • forecasting, transport scheme appraisal and business case development; and

  • research (travel behaviour, data analysis and application, new methods, contributing to guidance).

Minimum Requirements

  • As a Senior Consultant you will be expected to mentor and supervise graduates and develop, apply and share your knowledge

  • You should have the ability to handle the project management of smaller projects, including proposals, cost control and client liaison

  • You will have an analytical mind and background

  • You will have knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting

  • You have used and have good knowledge of one or more of the following: SATURN, Emme, Cube, Visum (SATURN experience would be a particular advantage)

  • You need to have strong technical and report writing skills

  • You should be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates

Preferred Qualifications

  • Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE

  • A BSc in a numerate subject or an MSc in Transport Planning or related subject

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 213067BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.