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Senior Transport Planner

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Built Environment

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Adams

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 Jul 00:00

  • Startdate:


Senior Transport Planner



£35,000 - £45,000



This consultancy provides multi-disciplinary services in areas including Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Transport & Highways, Geomatics (Land Surveying) and Building Surveying.


This is a permanent position within their Transport & Highways team

This team undertakes the following activities


  • Provides public and private sector clients with first class transport planning and highway design consultancy services
  • Prepares site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice for a range of commercial and residential developments
  • Prepares Transport Assessments, Transport Statements and Travel Plans to accompany planning applications
  • Prepares traffic modelling and junction capacity assessments
  • Completes a variety of highway design schemes, including S278, S184 and S38 works
  • Prepares Road Safety and Non-Motorised User Audits

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 LinSigExperience in preparing complex Transport Assessments
  • Experience of promoting large scale residential development through the Local Plan Process, with associated preparation of relevant evidence base



  • 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 evidence to support Planning Appeals, Public Enquiries as an expert witness
  • Experience of appearing at Examinations in Public
  • Experience with Stopping-Up and Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Experience with highway design and Road Safety Audits
  • 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



If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact Ben at Akton Recruitment, quoting BA/ 32105