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Senior Transport Planner

  • Job reference: R-027427
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Bangalore

You will be part of an established transport planning team developing and applying computer-based transport models (comprising highway and public transport / transit models) using state-of-the-art transport modelling and traffic engineering software supported by Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools.

You will be part of a team responsible for the technical development of transport planning projects comprising:

•      Technical development of project tasks, and development of tools and processes

•      Development and checking of models and model forecasts, reports and analyses including quality and delivery to timescales

As part of a team, you will also be responsible for reporting progress and output quality, as well as developing business improvement initiatives with your line manager.

Essential Requirements:

•      Appropriate academic and professional qualifications (Masters degree in transport planning / transportation engineering);

•      Experience (min 8 to 10 years) in the development and application of computer-based traffic / transport models using software like VISSIM, PARAMICS, LEGION, VISWALK, AIMSUN, Junctions9, LinSig, TRANSYT, SYNCHRO, Sidra, HCS, TransModeler, CORSIM

•      Analytical skills with hands on experience in developing tools using VBA / Python / R / COM;

•      Evidence of technical project delivery in a transport planning environment;

•               Good attention to detail;

•               Enthusiastic, pro-active approach.

Desirable

•      Work experience in a similar off-shoring environment;

•      Experience of C# or VB.Net or competence in other object oriented or imperative programming languages such as Java, C++ etc.;

•      Strong problem-solving skills;

•      Experience in report writing related to transport studies;

•      Experience in the use of MS Office and in the application of GIS Techniques to Transport Planning.

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