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Transport Planning Consultant – Development Planning

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Transport Planning Consultant – Development Planning

JobID: 23339-1218822

Location: Belfast, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Transport Planning Consultant – Development Planning

United Kingdom - Belfast


**Job Summary**

AECOM continue to expand their successful and established Development team in Northern Ireland and have a need for a Consultant to join the Belfast city centre office. Our Belfast Development Transportation team currently has a vacancy for a Transport Planner with minimum 2 years experience of development planning.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in delivering innovative cost effective solutions to transport and highways issues relating to development projects. You will be proficient in using and analysing data from the various Transportation software packages, and to produce high quality reports including transport strategies, transport assessments and travel plans. You will be a good communicator and able to work closely with private and public sector clients as well as multi-disciplinary teams. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team.

Based in Belfast city centre the office has an established track record of successfully delivering transport and development related schemes and has multi-disciplinary capability offer enabling staff to get involved in a wide range of exciting projects.

The team provides transport planning, traffic engineering and infrastructure support to a range of clients from concept through to implementation.

Our wide range of clients includes developers, retailers, land owners, house builders, government and Universities.

Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local and national development transport and highways projects. This provides our staff with a variety of exciting projects to deliver.

A selection of our current and recent projects includes:

+ Numerous appraisals, transport assessments and travel plans for mixed-use, retail, commercial and residential developments.

+ Strategic land use appraisals and strategic master planning advice for clients on key strategic development schemes.

+ Town centre regeneration projects;

Job Responsibilities

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job / Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standard:

+ Work from a detailed project brief and deliver high quality work whilst monitoring progress.

+ Deliver transport planning support and advise on a wide range of projects;

+ Support the preliminary designs of development related infrastructure including new roads, cycle and foot ways schemes;

+ Identify data and information required for projects and select sub-consultants appropriately.

+ Assist the Project Manager in delivering project work within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.

+ Assist the Project Manager in monitoring financial status and progress of projects to ensure delivery on time, to budget and to Client’s satisfaction.

+ Determine computer modelling requirements and ensure effective output from junior staff.

+ Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM.

**Minimum Requirements**

Minimum Requirements

+ Ability to deliver transport planning solutions, manage junior staff and successfully manage projects.

+ A good all round knowledge of all aspects of transport planning for developments from strategic appraisal through to transport assessments and traffic engineering.

+ Sound technical experience, including familiarity with relevant software e.g. TRICS,LINSIG, ARCADY, PICADY and AutoCad, AutoTrack.

+ Experience of applying relevant design guidelines such as DCAN15, DMRB in developing new road, cycle tracks and footpath designs;

+ Experience of working in a multidisciplinary design team, and have excellent communication skills with architects, planning consultants; etc.

+ Understanding of and experience of working in the Planning Regulatory framework, and knowledge of planning and transport policy as applied to development.

+ A solid track record of having worked on a variety of transportation planning projects;

+ A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and ideally a member of a relevant professional body;

+ Clean driving license.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ A graduate in Transportation Planning or Civil Engineering, related subject or equivalent with experience of transport planning in directly related fields.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Transportation_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _174749BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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