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Principal Transport Planner - Microsimulation

  • Job reference: 930530
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Transport and Logistics, Transport Planners
  • Date posted: 19/03/2020

As a Principal Consultant, you will report to an Associate Director within a collaborative team and open office environment. A key part of this role is winning and delivering work as well as providing leadership, mentorship and technical advice for junior team members and you will need to have experience of traffic modelling and transport planning.

Job Duties

As a Principal Consultant, you will be an important member of our Transport Planning and Modelling team in the South East. You will specify and manage transport planning projects and programmes, providing advice and support and exploring business opportunities.

You will lead workstreams within projects with limited supervision, ensuring that best practice techniques are applied consistently.

You will also contribute to the production and delivery of larger proposals and bids related to our market area from time to time and lead on smaller proposals and bids.
Mininmum requirements:
  • Extensive knowledge of traffic microsimulation modelling software, preferably Vissim
  • Familiarity with TfL MAP and WebTAG guidance, and in-depth experience of significant model development
  • Extensive data analysis and processing skills
  • Relevant BSc/MSc/BEng Civil Engineering or Transport planning degree
  • Use of other junction modelling software such as LinSig and TRANSYT
  • Experience and understanding of traffic engineering and junction design principals
  • Experience of line management and small to medium team management
  • Supervision of workload and support to junior staff
  • Client contact and liaison without supervision
  • Leadership in producing reports to a high technical standard
  • Passionate about delivering high quality modelling projects for our clients.
  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.

Preffered qualifications:

  • Experience and understanding of other transport modelling software including one or more of SATURN, AIMSUN, Paramics, CUBE, EMME, VISUM, LEGION
  • Project management (delivering medium or large transport planning projects including traffic modelling to quality, time, and budget)
  • Business development and proposal preparation
  • VBA or Python experience
  • MS Access
  • Involvement with broader business development activity and raising of the company's profile

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.