Transport Planner

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    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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    Ben Guppy

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    15 days ago

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Transport Planner - Highway design
Competitive Salary + benefits


We are currently recruiting for an experienced Transport Planner to join a well-known consultancy company in Cambridge. Working alongside a diverse team of Transport Planners and Highway Engineers this is a varied role working on all sized projects in the residential, commercial, retail, leisure, education, retirement, care and infrastructure sectors.

As a Subject Matter Expert your input into the company operations will be listened to.

Roles & Responsibilities
As Transport planner, you will be responsible for: -

  • Preparing Transport Assessments & Statements, Travel Plans and other technical reports to a high standard
  • Managing various projects both technically and financially
  • Liaising with and attending client, team and local authority meetings
  • Undertaking transport capacity modelling using industry standard software
  • Preliminary highways and junction layout designs, master planning input to development layouts considering parking, refuse and servicing
  • Training and mentoring junior team members

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for a Transport Planner with the following: -

  • Ideally degree educated in a suitable discipline such as Transport Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, etc.
  • Proven experience in a similar role (minimum of 2 years)
  • Proficient use in software packages such as LinSig, Junctions 9, AutoCAD etc.
  • Strong technical report writing skills (Transport Assessments, Statements and Travel Plans)

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this Transport Planner role:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company benefits
  • 24 days holiday + birthday off and bank holidays

If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact Ben Guppy on 02393 910038 or send a CV and Cover letter to bguppy@astutetechnical.co.uk

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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  • I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!

  • A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.