Senior or Principal Transport Planner

Job Title: Senior or Principal Transport Planner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH25569
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Senior/Principal Transport Planner


Oxfordshire Office

Our client are seeking a new permanent person for within their Transport & Highways team
This team undertakes the following tasks
* Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice
* Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans to accompany planning applications
* Traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
* Highway design
* Road Safety and Non-Motorised User Audits

The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for our clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for a Senior Transport Planner. A suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by the clients

Relevant skills & experience

* Qualified to a minimum of degree level in an appropriate subject
* A minimum of 5 years' post-graduate experience
* An ability to lead/manage projects including their finances
* An ability to deal with clients and other professionals
* An ability to professionally represent the company
* Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
* Self-motivated and enthusiastic
* An ability to work within a team
* An ability to use TRICS, ARCADY, PICADY, TRANSYT and LinSig
* Experience in preparing complex Transport Assessments
* Experience with undertaking and/or interpreting micro-simulation traffic modelling using Paramics or VISSIM or network modelling using SATURN
* Experience of appearing at and preparing report to support Planning Appeals, Public Enquiries and Examinations in Public
* Experience with Stopping Up and Traffic Regulation Orders
* Experience with highway design and Road Safety Audits
* Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local
Plan Process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base
* An ability to prepare firm and robust rebuttals to statutory consultees through the
planning process including negotiating positive results for our clients
* An ability to win new work and potentially expand the business to new areas

A Senior Transport Planner will ordinarily undertake the following tasks

* Carry out site appraisals, feasibility studies and provide pre-application advice
* Prepare Transport Assessments and Transport Statements
* Undertake traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
* Liaise with clients, project team members and local authorities
* Attend meetings with local authorities and / or other members of the project team
* Oversee and co-ordinate whole projects and packages of work including
managing their finances
* Prepare fee proposals and invoices
* Enhance and promote the image of the company by your actions

Remuneration and training

The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal
pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid
for one organisation. The company contributes to regular social events, such as gokarting,
theatre trips, golf, bowling etc.

The company has a friendly and supportive working environment, which has resulted in good
morale and a low staff turnover. The company has a strong commitment to training
ranging from 'on the job training' in new software and design techniques to training
programs for Chartered status and external short courses.

The company's breadth of skills and experienced staff creates an excellent environment for
new staff to undertake varied and rewarding tasks and expand their knowledge and


Get in touch to discuss.

Mark - 01202 889986 ext 284