AECOM Senior Transport Planning Consultant – Strategic Model Development in St Albans, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans
Our Transport Planning Model Development and Research team based in our St Albans office is looking to recruit an experienced and driven Senior Transport Planner to help the team grow further. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a strong and accomplished Transport Planning team and to work on leading modelling projects which are at the forefront of the Transport Planning industry. AECOM believe in organic growth as such there is significant career progression potential, based on merit.
We believe in a healthy work / life balance, as such we have a flexible working policy and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.
This experienced Transport Modeller will join a 25+ persons strong Transport Planning Team in St Albans which is embedded into the 100+ professional Transportation team in the town centre office. St Albans is one of our central hubs for the Transport Planning and Development Planning team, located 30 minutes north from London St Pancras / Kings Cross, and on the Thameslink railway line with direct routes to Croydon, Wimbledon, Luton, Brighton, and more.
Examples of these transport planning projects include the development of innovative and evidence-based techniques to process mobile network data to understand multimodal travel demand, using big data and data fusion techniques to fill in gaps in the data and improve accuracy of modelling results, and developing bespoke tools used for visualisation of data or forecasting. We are planning to expand our knowledge and skills in similar emerging areas over the next 18 months.
The Model Development and Research team primarily works in the following areas, providing both breadth and depth expertise within the Transport Planning discipline:
multi-modal demand matrix development, increasingly using mobile phone data and other electronic data sources;
strategic highway and public transport network models and calibration;
multi-modal demand models (including tours, land-use transport interaction (LUTI) and parking models);
statistical analysis, discrete choice modelling, and parameter estimation;
forecasting, transport scheme appraisal and business case development; and
research (travel behaviour, data analysis and application, new methods, contributing to guidance).
As a Senior Consultant you will be expected to mentor and supervise graduates and develop, apply and share your knowledge
You should have the ability to handle the project management of smaller projects, including proposals, cost control and client liaison
You will have an analytical mind and background
You will have knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting
You have used and have good knowledge of one or more of the following: SATURN, Emme, Cube, Visum (SATURN experience would be a particular advantage)
You need to have strong technical and report writing skills
You should be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates
Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE
A BSc in a numerate subject or an MSc in Transport Planning or related subject
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
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.
Job Category Engineering - Transportation
Business Line Transportation
Business Group DCS
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 194364BR
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.