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Transport Planner or Senior Transport Planner,

About the Role :

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

We are seeking someone at senior level (although could be at planner level if they have right experience and attitude).

A typical week would include :

  • Calibrating and Validating a Vissim model of a Motorway junction
  • Options Testing in local junction modelling for a local authority junction improvement scheme
  • Critically reviewing and providing a technical note response to a planning application
  • Aspects of project management, including liaising with Clients both in written and verbal communication
  • Sharing knowledge with team members and guiding / mentoring more junior members of the team
  • We'd love to hear from you if you have :

  • Ability to work independently and enthusiasm to train and develop others
  • Microsim modelling (esp VISSIM)
  • Junction modelling (Junctions 9, Linsig and Transyt)
  • Principles of junction design including traffic signals, optioneering
  • Strong analytical skills in development planning type work (application of TRICS, TEMPro, strong in excel)
  • Experience in the following additional areas would be a bonus but are not essential :

  • Background experience in private sector development planning
  • Experience in critically reviewing the work of others
  • Broader experience in the interpretation of strategic models
  • Project management experience
  • Highways England experience
  • What if we can?

    What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP we can!

    WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important be that our families, our friends or ourselves.

    So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

    As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) WSP can help!

    Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP.

    We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and PLEDGE (Promoting Leadership, Encouraging Diversity & Gender Equality) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

    Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity / paternity.

    We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

    In addition we support our people to achieve their personal health and well-being goals through our Thrive programme.

    About us :

    Together, our people make up one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We’re dedicated to the communities where we live and work in the UK and propelled by international brainpower.

    Staying curious is what drives us. Looking at challenges from fresh angles helps us deliver future-ready solutions that break paradigms.

    With around 7,900 talented people in 70+ offices across the UK, and 43,000 around the world, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

    OpenOctober 25, 2019

    CloseFebruary 02, 2020

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