Transport Planner

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Supporting transport planning for award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy in Cambridge.  They are trusted advisors on a multitude of projects at various stages in their project lifecycle, from appraisal through to construction, and in several different sectors, including residential, commercial, and retirement & care.  They will make an excellent employer for a progressive planner with consultancy experience.

You will like

The Transport Planner job itself, where you will lead and manage small – medium sized projects, including budget and time management, delegating where appropriate with input from senior colleagues. More specifically:

  • Write and occasionally check Transport Assessments/Statements, Technical Notes, Travel Plans, Access Appraisals etc.
  • Good understanding of modelling packages, and methodologies to calculate trip generation and distributions
  • Ability to complete / review of planning drawing requirements, such as visibility splays, vehicle tracking diagrams, access designs etc.
  • Undertake site visits independently and provide professional opinions accordingly, particularly to inform scheme development at early stages of projects
  • Attendance at project team, client and Local Highway Authority meetings
  • Help preparing material for and attendance at Public Consultations
  • Complete fee proposals for small to medium projects and input into larger sites where required
  • Development of good personal and company working relationships with architects/planners/local highways officers 

You will have

To be successful as a Transport Planner, you will have a healthy mix of the following

  • Degree-level qualification or equivalent
  • At least 2 years transport planning experience, ideally exploring membership at a professional organisation
  • Working knowledge of relevant design guidance & awareness of relevant local planning policies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to respond efficiently to demands at a high standard
  • Ability to prioritise workload, work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Experience of working with computer based systems including Microsoft programmes
  • Experience using AutoCAD, TRICs and modelling software

You will get

To be successful as Transport Planner, you will enjoy a competitive salary, £35K-£40K DOE + Fantastic Package

  • Vitality healthcare
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for annual leave
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays increasing with service
  • Bonus of ~10% if targets are achieved
  • Overage bonus
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Working from home 2 days a week if desired
  • Flexible working hours around core hours of 10 - 4
  • Free parking on site

You can apply

To the Transport Planner by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or send CV to 

NB we are also recruiting for a Senior Transport Planner at £40K-£45K, feel free to also apply that one here.


7 May 2024
England, Cambridge
£35K-£40K + Package

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