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Transport Planner

  • Job reference: R-027727
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Bangalore

Responsibilities

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 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 5 to 8 years) in the development and application of computer-based traffic / transport models using software like VISSIM, PARAMICS, LEGION, VisWalk, TransModeller, Synchro, SIDRA, Junctions 9, LinSig, TRANSYT software packages;
  • Analytical skills with hands on experience in developing tools using VBA / Python / R;
  • 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.;
  • Working knowledge of COM, VisVAP;
  • 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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