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8 months ago
Pell Frischmann
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Planning Jobs
Job Title: Principal Transport Planner

Reports to: Divisional Director

Direct Reports: None

Main Purpose of the Job

We are looking for a Principal Transport Planner to join a growing division to help assist with the technical delivery of a variety of transport related projects. Projects will be for local and regional clients such as Highways England, Network Rail, Luton County Council, Centro and SPAT.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


Provide support on a range of transport planning projects, including the preparation of transport assessments and travel plans to support planning applications


Undertaking traffic and junction modelling


Conducting research to support planning and transport projects, including desktop research, policy review work and meetings with stakeholders/partners as appropriate


Undertaking site visits and surveys and managing sub-consultants as appropriate


Prepare site access drawings and access feasibility studies


Deliver project work within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations


Monitoring financial status and progress of projects to ensure delivery on time, to budget and to Client’s satisfaction

What Qualifications, Experience & Skills are; Essential or Preferred to be successful in the role? Examples to consider / add to below;




Degree in Transport, Mathematics, Geography, Civil Engineering, Planning or a related subject (essential).

MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering

Chartered or working towards membership


Significant experience of transport planning in directly related fields

Ability to deliver transport planning solutions, look after a team of professional staff as well as successfully run projects

Experience of writing transport statements, assessments & travel plans

Excellent presentation & report writing skills

Efficient communication skills, excellent level of written and spoken English

Good all round technical knowledge of all aspects of transportation planning for developments from strategic appraisal through to transport assessments and traffic engineering

Arcady, Picady, LinSig, AutoCAD or GIS would be beneficial

Experience of working within a consultancy

Experience in highway / junction design at least at the concept design level

The ability to secure work and develop business with clients

Experience in public realm or civil engineering detailing


Familiar with current design codes and standards

Report Writing


Team Leadership

Project Management

Customer Relations Management

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