8 days ago
Graduates, Interns and Placements are key to the overall success of CH2M. Through offering opportunities via our initial career experience programmes, we also intend to showcase the nature of our industry to our future leaders and provide you with an opportunity to work on projects that improve the lives of people around the world and in the communities in which we live in.
We have an opening for two Transport Planning interns. This is a valuable work experience for 12 weeks for an ambitious student wishing to progress their career in the field of Transport Planning & Transport Modelling. This is an opportunity to work a broad range of projects covering all aspects of Transport Modelling and Transport Appraisals on major projects within the transportation business sector such as Road, Rail, Light Rail, Bus and Cycle schemes.
The role will include work shadowing team members involved in traffic modelling, transport appraisal, demand forecasting, cost benefit analysis, operating cost forecasting, business case and economic appraisal.
Reporting to the project manager, the successful candidate, will play a key part in supporting delivery teams, principally:
* Supporting with transport and economic appraisals
* Analytical assistance on transport projects such as feasibility studies, modelling, demand forecasts
* Technical notes / reports and business case development for projects
* Taking responsibility for task management
* Supporting graduate Transport Planner/s and other team members
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Working toward 2:1 or equivalent degree level qualification in a relevant discipline such as Transport Planning, Geography, Mathematics, Economics or business related subject teamed with a strong interest in pursuing a career in Transport Planning
Strong data analysis using Microsoft excel and numerical skills is essential; some exposure to modelling using software tools such as SATURN, EMME, CUBE, VISUM, VISSIM or Paramics would be advantageous
Competent technical report writing skills
Confident communication skills
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
Our Culture: Safety & health conscious, flexible working conditions, collaborative & friendly with regular social activities. We’re full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as individuals wanting to advance their career. We support and encourage our people to go through their professional qualifications. To get ahead we also have our JUMP network for aspiring junior to mid-level CH2Mers.
Our CH2M Foundation are renowned for supporting and helping to nurture sustainable communities. We partner ‘Engineers without Borders’, ‘Water for People’ and ‘Bridges to Prosperity’. We’re STEM ambassadors. We promote WISE (Women in Science & Engineering), we also have our own women’s engineering network to promote equality in our industry.
Take a look around our site to see some of the iconic projects we are involved in all around the world! Soon you could be part of award winning CH2M.
Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK. CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.
If you are interested in applying to for this position please submit your application with an up-to-date resume. Your CV/ Resume should be no more than one to two pages and should include (as a minimum) the following:
Your contact details (email ID, contact number, address)
Educational qualifications, including the grades you’ve received. If you are an international student, please tell us about your grades, regardless of the form they take (percentages are welcome, as well as other types of grades – feel free to describe them so that we understand what they mean for you and your school)
Professional certifications (if any)
Any interesting projects or internships you’ve undertaken, and any other information that you think will help our team get to know you professionally