Principal Engineer Transport Planner

  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you a looking for a new opportunity within the Highways sector?

Then you need to keep reading as this might be the right fit for you!!

We are recruiting for a leading construction consultancy looking to add a Principal Engineer Transport Planner to their team!

Purpose of the Role-

An excellent opportunity for a Principal Engineer Transport Planner (Modelling) to join our highly skilled transport planning team based in North Tyneside. You will be part of the team working with a number of transport planning commissions, including macro and micro simulation modelling, scheme business case appraisal, active travel and transport planning work for a variety of clients, including local authorities, private developers and other public-sector clients. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who will play a key role in continuing the growth and development of an already successful team.

A Few Key Responsibilities of the Role-

    • Leading on the delivery of projects involving Paramics, Saturn and Vissim models.
    • Delivery of major transport scheme business cases, including the delivery of economic appraisals.
    • Assisting in the delivery of a variety of other transport studies
    • Preparation leadership and contribution to technical papers and client reports
    • Contributing to our process of continuous improvement and knowledge sharing relating to transport planning across our national transport planning business

Essential Experience of the Role-

    • Have a Masters' Degree (or equivalent) in a numerate or transport discipline
    • Be a chartered profession or be working toward Chartership being already a minimum of IEng or equivalent in transport profession.
    • Have experience in one or more of the following traffic modelling packages - Saturn, Paramics & Vissim
    • Have experience working with scheme assessment programs such as Tuba and Cobalt
    • Have working knowledge or experience of working with Draft Appraisal Guidance

What's in it for you?

    • A competitive basic salary
    • 25 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
    • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
    • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
    • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
    • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

Job Title - Principal Engineer Transport Planner

Area/Location - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary -£40,000-£45,000

If you like what you have read so far

  • you feel this Company matches what you are looking for in a new career venture
  • would like a more detailed Job Description or would like to discuss the opportunity on the role further

please click Apply on this advert and ring Zoey on

0192

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