Traffic Planner - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary


Opening date: 11/09/19

Closing date: 8/10/19

Our Transportation division has a vacancy for a Traffic Planner in our Leeds office with demonstrable experience of successful scheme design, strategic modelling, intelligent transport systems, scheme assessment and project delivery.

Our team is growing and you will have a significant opportunity to develop your career in a fast-moving environment. We are looking for creative and flexible individuals looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. You will be involved in developing strong working relationships with local clients and help us grow our business throughout the region.

You will join a pro-active team that provides a full range of traffic engineering technical services and undertakes a wide range of projects for local government clients both in the region and for key clients nationally.

AECOM is passionate about bringing global knowledge and experience to bear at a local level. As a result a requirement of the role is to be flexible to support project delivery across the business and in different geographies as the need dictates.

Key responsibilities

Project delivery

  • Demonstrate a proven background in ITS projects including data analysis and system specification.

  • Demonstrate an understanding and practical working knowledge of strategic transport modelling using SATURN.

  • Demonstrate experience in the preparation of feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs for traffic engineering schemes.

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief, checking the work of junior staff as appropriate.

  • Oversee the preparation of technical deliverables, providing specialist contributions as required.

  • Work within time and financial constraints.

Contribution to work winning

  • Develop strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM’s Transportation division.

  • Assist in the preparation of detailed proposals, client briefs and fee proposals for approval by senior colleagues and contribute to major bids as required.

Staff development / mentoring

  • Assist in the development and career progression of junior members of staff.

  • Promote a health and safety focused culture by undertaking mandatory duties, ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members, and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Minimum Requirements

Mandatory Requirements

  • Experience in the Transportation discipline, post-graduation.

  • A relevant Engineering degree and be a Chartered Engineer or working towards an appropriate Chartered status with membership of a professional institution.

  • Excellent technical and communication skills.

  • An ability to demonstrate experience and expertise in several of the following areas:

  • Strategic modelling using SATURN,

  • Traffic engineering, feasibility and preliminary design scheme design

  • Traffic modelling software, including VISSIM and LinSig.

  • Good working knowledge of relevant modelling and design standards

  • Experience of client and stakeholder liaison; preparation of technical reports; and checking work / specifications of junior staff

  • Technical development and motivation of junior staff.

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Experience working on Urban Design / Streetscape Design projects.

  • CSCS Card holder.

Preferred Qualifications

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.

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. 224667BR

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.