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5 months ago
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Avon, Bristol

Job Summary

We are seeking a Senior Traffic Planner/Modeller with significant experience in local traffic modelling and analysis to join our thriving Bristol or Cardiff office offering multi-disciplinary design and planning capability. We collaborate across our Wales and south of England teams to deliver exciting projects for clients including Highways England, Transport for London, Cardiff City Council and Cornwall Council.

The role is within the Roads business line and is an opportunity to join an established team delivering microsimulation modelling alongside design, project delivery and construction management services on a wide range of projects and supports other AECOM business lines where projects have a specialised operational traffic modelling requirement.

The role will suit individuals wanting to take the next step in their career who share our enthusiasm to support our expanding workload and clients.

Job description:


Take a lead role in traffic studies, taking responsibility for the contributions of junior staff


Following comprehensive training and successful accreditation on the AECOM project management system act as a Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager including monitoring financial performance


Preparation of fee proposals for manager approval and contribute to major bids


Working directly with clients and assisting with client meetings and presentations


Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.


Share knowledge and support team managers in mentoring junior staff


Manage career progression of line reports


Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation


Familiar with relevant Health and Safety regulations and to promote a culture of awareness within the team

Minimum Requirements

Specific Skills Required :


Proficient in VISSIM, ideally with LinSIG and/or Transyt


Awareness of strategic modelling software and transport model hierarchy


Ability to interrogate modelling outputs and assess scheme impacts


Knowledge of model audit processes


Good numerical and analytical skills


Good report writing skills


Knowledge of traffic data collection requirements and techniques


Evidence of project/task management and client-facing work


Experience of model calibration and validation techniques and criteria

Preferred Qualifications

* Degree or Master qualification in an analytical subject such as: Engineering, Mathematics or Geography or similar.

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. 229197BR

Additional Locations UK - Cardiff

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.

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