Senior Transport Planner

Ref No. EMP443489
Location Cardiff, Wales
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

My client are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Senior Transport Planner to provide general Transport Planning and WelTAG Appraisal experience to their Cardiff office.

Important

WelTAG experience

The Job

You should have a good understanding of transport policies in Wales and have the ability to produce strategies and feasibility studies, undertake option assessments and appraise the economic, financial and environmental impact of proposed schemes.

Essential Qualifications/Experience/Skills
Understanding of the transport scheme appraisal process in the UK, including both WelTAG; WebTAG.
Knowledge economic analysis software e.g. TUBA.
Ability to undertake Value of Money BCR assessments for proposes schemes.
Knowledge/experience over a range of civil engineering and transport disciplines such as: cycle and pedestrian network delivery, public transport networks and interchanges including Park and Ride, highways and junctions.
Working towards Chartered Transport Planner / TPP status.


Desirable Qualifications/Experience/Skills
Experience in GIS is desirable
Experience of liaising and working with partners and agencies
Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences both verbally and in writingAble to prioritise and organise own work with minimum supervision, working to deadlines and with competing priorities
Able to work accurately and with attention to detail
Able to work to deadlines and with competing priorities
 

The Role:
The successful candidate will work as part of the Transportation team, with the objective of successfully delivering a range of transportation planning projects for a range of public and private sector clients. The candidate would specifically need proven skills across a broad range of areas including transport planning, development planning, travel planning and travel behaviour, and transportation studies.

Responsibilities
To produce and review transport plans and strategies, feasibility studies, Option Assessment Reports and Business Cases
To have a working knowledge of transport guidance and current best practice (such as WelTAG and/or WebTAG);
To undertake Project Management responsibilities to ensure that work is delivered on time and within budget; 
To have a good understanding of transport project development processes;
To have a working knowledge of current transport policy at sub-regional, regional and national level in Wales;
To be able to think at both strategic and detailed levels;
To produce high-quality project reports, including technical documents;
To have the ability to communicate technical arguments to technical and non-technical clients; and present outputs from studies to a range of audiences;
To develop relationships with Local Authorities and Welsh Government in order to secure new commissions.

The office, with over 150 staff, specialises in civil engineering and transportation. THe company are the leading local employer of transport planners and, due to their increasing workload, are expanding our 20-strong transportation team. Their main work is for public and private sector clients across South Wales but increasingly our workload is spread across the UK

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

 

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