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Transport Planner / Engineer


WYG
Location: Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Transport and Highways Jobs
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Transport Planner / Engineer

Due to our on-going success and a significant, existing workload the WYG Scottish Planning and Transport team is seeking a career minded and driven transport planner / engineer, with design experience, to join our growing team.

This unique role offers exciting career prospects and the opportunity to work with our established team of Civil Engineers in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

The location of the role is offered on a flexible basis and can be undertaken from either (or both) our Edinburgh or Glasgow offices.

About the role:

* Provide technical input to projects and support the team to deliver a range of projects

*

Work on projects in the public and private sector and liaise with other professionals including Architects, Town Planners and Local Authority Officers

*

Be proactive in keeping up to date with current practices, guidelines etc. in our field

*

Assist with site visits and conduct transport surveys where required

*

Establish working relationships with clients

*

Delivery of transport engineering projects through both preliminary and / or detailed design stages

*

Provide technical expertise in Transport Engineering design, particularly active travel design

About You

*

Technically proficient in most aspects of transport engineering design with an understanding of current legislation and relevant guidance

*

Qualified in Civil Engineering or similar and working towards / hold a relevant professional qualification

*

An understanding of the Scottish market, including private sector and Local Authority service requirements, would be a distinct advantage

*

Knowledge of the UK planning system and Scottish transport planning policy and design guidelines

*

Understanding of DMRB and Manual for Streets and Designing Streets design standards and Local Authority procedures in relation to the design and construction of transport engineering schemes

*

Experience within a transport engineering team in an environment, involving the development of schemes for private developers and Scottish Local Authorities

* Proficient in the use of software including Junctions 9, TRANSYT, TRICS, AutoCAD

* Knowledge and experience of using 3D highway modelling software, ideally 3D Civils

* Proficient in the use of industry standard computer software and road design standards, production of S278 / RCC or equivalent detailed design drawings

*

Preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, transport scheme design and appraisal with knowledge of relevant policy, guidance and advice

*

Able to analyse data and collate and interpret it

*

A full UK driving licence is required

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

We serve our clients through six business streams:

* International Development

* Infrastructure & Built Environment

* Programme & Project Management

* Surveying & Asset Management

* Environmental

* Planning and Transport

WYG plc’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Transport Planner / Engineer

Due to our on-going success and a significant, existing workload the WYG Scottish Planning and Transport team is seeking a career minded and driven transport planner / engineer, with design experience, to join our growing team.

This unique role offers exciting career prospects and the opportunity to work with our established team of Civil Engineers in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

The location of the role is offered on a flexible basis and can be undertaken from either (or both) our Edinburgh or Glasgow offices.

About the role:

* Provide technical input to projects and support the team to deliver a range of projects

*

Work on projects in the public and private sector and liaise with other professionals including Architects, Town Planners and Local Authority Officers

*

Be proactive in keeping up to date with current practices, guidelines etc. in our field

*

Assist with site visits and conduct transport surveys where required

*

Establish working relationships with clients

*

Delivery of transport engineering projects through both preliminary and / or detailed design stages

*

Provide technical expertise in Transport Engineering design, particularly active travel design

About You

*

Technically proficient in most aspects of transport engineering design with an understanding of current legislation and relevant guidance

*

Qualified in Civil Engineering or similar and working towards / hold a relevant professional qualification

*

An understanding of the Scottish market, including private sector and Local Authority service requirements, would be a distinct advantage

*

Knowledge of the UK planning system and Scottish transport planning policy and design guidelines

*

Understanding of DMRB and Manual for Streets and Designing Streets design standards and Local Authority procedures in relation to the design and construction of transport engineering schemes

*

Experience within a transport engineering team in an environment, involving the development of schemes for private developers and Scottish Local Authorities

* Proficient in the use of software including Junctions 9, TRANSYT, TRICS, AutoCAD

* Knowledge and experience of using 3D highway modelling software, ideally 3D Civils

* Proficient in the use of industry standard computer software and road design standards, production of S278 / RCC or equivalent detailed design drawings

*

Preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, transport scheme design and appraisal with knowledge of relevant policy, guidance and advice

*

Able to analyse data and collate and interpret it

*

A full UK driving licence is required

About WYG

WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments.

We serve our clients through six business streams:

* International Development

* Infrastructure & Built Environment

* Programme & Project Management

* Surveying & Asset Management

* Environmental

* Planning and Transport

WYG plc’s shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange.

WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
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