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about 1 year ago
Pell Frischmann
Location: Birmingham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Planning Jobs
Senior Transport Planner

Main Purpose of the Job

We are looking for a Senior Transport Modeller to join a growing team to develop and deliver projects for local and regional public and private sector clients including Highways England, Network Rail, Local Authority Clients, Transport for West Midlands, Homes and Communities Agency and the Department for Transport. You will be responsible for development and delivery of transport and economic modelling aspects for a range of medium to multi-disciplinary projects.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

· To provide support projects across a wide range of transport modelling areas including strategic modelling, micro-simulation modelling and junction operational modelling with the aim to inform transport policy and strategy, scheme appraisal and business cases and evaluation;

· Providemodelling support in VISSIM;

· Prepare technical reports, strategy’s and transport solutions;

· Liaise with clients and local / national authorities;

· Resolve problems or issues to support the delivery of projects or design objectives;

· Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation in working practices;

Essential Experience

· A minimum of 4+ years of Transport Modelling/Planning experience (the level of experience will determine what level you come in as);

· Good understanding of the Department for Transport WebTag process and appraisal methodologies;

· Proficiency in transport modelling with experience in microsimulation using VISSIM (including VISVAP) / PARAMICS including model development, calibration, validation and forecasting;

· Experience/knowledge of Strategic Modelling (VISUM/SATURN);

· Experience in economic modelling using WebTAG guidance and TUBA;

· Experience in contributing to WebTAG Compliant Business Cases;

· Demonstrable track record in winning and delivering projects;

· A proven ability to build client relationships;

· Develop, manage, train and mentor a team of skilled individuals; and

· Efficient communication skills, excellent level of written and spoken English;

Preferred Experience

· Proficiency in Strategic Modelling (VISUM/SATURN);

· Proficiency in other transport modelling including LINSIG, ARCADY and PICADY;

· Experience in appraisal of Wider Economic Benefits using WebTag Guidance;

· Experience of undertaking appraisal of road safety benefits using WebTag Guidance and using COBA/COBALT;

· Knowledge/experience of Pedestrian Modelling (VISWALK/Legion or other software);

· Experience of working with public and private sector clients;

Essential Qualification

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

· Chartered with a relevant professional institution, is desirable;

Preferred Qualification

· MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering;

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