Transport Planning Technician

Job Title: Transport Planning Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £27000 - £29000.00 per annum + 23 days leave, pension, location
REF: BBBH25117
Contact Name: Mark Maultby
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Our client's office is growing fast and they are seeking a Technician/Senior Technician/Transport Planner to join our team engaged in all aspects of transport planning including transport assessments for new developments, masterplanning, urban regeneration projects and travel plans. The successful candidate will assist in the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans and in particular will focus on the preparation of junction capacity analysis, figures for reports, analysis of data and drawings of transport improvements including junction designs. He or she will work as part of a small team and will be required to undertake a variety of tasks that are required in order that report delivery deadlines are met.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting development projects and will be a critical part of a very busy commercially focussed team which has an expanding workload. As part of your role you will be required to liaise with other professionals including Architects and Town Planners and hence must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

You should have some experience of operating Transportation software packages such as ARDADY/PICADY and LINSIG, good AUTOCAD skills are required.
The role is full time for 37.5 hours per week

The role will be working within the Transport Team on a variety of projects. Main responsibilities will include:
? Preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans
? Designing junction and sustainable transport improvements
? Highway capacity modelling
? Liaison with other professionals in the development sector
? Delivering project work of a high quality within budget and to specific deadlines

? Up to date knowledge of the Planning Regulatory framework, and knowledge of planning and transport policy as applied to development.
? Up to date knowledge of relevant software e.g. TRANSYT, LINSIG, ARCADY, PICADY, AUTOCAD; etc.
? Knowledge of emerging software that could be useful within the field of transport planning
? A working knowledge of the relevant highway standards, including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and the Manual for Streets;
? Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to prepare reports;
? A strong desire to progress within the field of transport planning
? Strong commercial acumen

You will have a demonstrable proven track record of working within a team, be expected to hit the ground running and enjoy working in a busy (but friendly) time pressured environment to meet multiple fixed deadlines. You will be able to work on your own initiative and help develop and mentor those around you. The position will require an individual who is organised, numerically literate and analytical, has an attention for detail and takes a professional pride in the quality and delivery of their of their work.

As well as a competitive salary the Company also offers the successful candidate:
? Company pension scheme with a generous Employer contribution.
? Death in service and long term disability benefits.
? 23 days annual leave on top of statutory bank holidays.
? A high quality office working environment within the heart of Bristol.
? Regular office social events.