Searching for Transport and Highways Jobs? then let Simply Engineering Jobs be the website to guide you through some of the requirements for the role and what to expect when applying for your next Transport and Highways Job.
It's your job to fix the broken roads, air and rail transport from across the UK. Much of your work involves looking at the impact of transport issues on the public. This includes large scale projects; village bypass or developing road safety measures at a school.
Common tasks will include:
- Using computer models to simulate transport problems & create solutions.
- Interpret and analyse data gathered from transport studies.
- Forecast the impact of new developments.
- Looking at schemes to manage traffic.
- Studying accident black spots for safer road improvements.
- Writing reports for funding bids and planning authorities.
Working a 40 hour week Monday - Friday, you'll be working extra time for public meetings. Largely working in the office, you will spend some time visiting sites and attending planning meetings. There are a lot of roles available in; central and local government, strategic bodies, transport and logistic companies, airports and specialist consultancies.
With greater experience you can move onto being a senior transport planner, traffic engineer or town planning.
As a newly qualified transport planner you can look to earn around £20,000 per year, and postgraduates should be expecting £23,000. Experienced planners can look to earn as high as £50,000, with top consultants earning even more.
If this sounds like the job for you then you're in the right place! Simply Engineering Jobs advertise the latest Transport and Highways jobs from across the UK. Why don't you Upload your CV today!