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Transport Planner (Roles Open UK Wide)

  • Job reference: R-024045
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Birmingham

Now part of the SNC-Lavalin group, Atkins’ UK Transportation business brings together the capabilities of our Rail, Highway and Local Transport teams, into a single business of 3,000 talented transport planners and engineering professionals. The unique breadth of services in Transportation, combined with our scale, makes Atkins the leading UK transportation infrastructure consultancy. We create a culture and environment to inspire our people, ensure collaboration with our clients and continue to shape the future of mobility. 

The transportation infrastructure sector is experiencing unprecedented levels of investment and Atkins is playing lead roles in projects to upgrade existing transport networks to deliver future demand including major new road schemes, high-speed rail as well as extensive public transport enhancements. Consultants from Atkins and their partners in the supply chain, are working with government, local authorities, private developers and agencies worldwide to develop our future cities and infrastructure.

We are currently recruiting talented individuals to help deliver transport planning projects for our expanding client base.  With over 300 specialists in our Transport Planning business we have the flexibility and resources to provide our clients with an extensive range of services including transport policy and strategy planning, traffic modelling, scheme appraisal, travel demand management, scheme design and development planning.

The Roles

We are recruiting Transport Planners for our Transport Planning business and would like to discuss our exciting range of opportunities with prospective candidates.  We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who wish to contribute to shaping and growing a high performing, dynamic team, working seamlessly across our national business. We cover all aspects of multidisciplinary design and management from inception to options appraisal through to detailed scheme design and delivery support. Our transport planners support our clients in findings the best outcomes for their transport challenges.  We develop innovative solutions and advise on everything from project costs and benefits to the best options to unlock investment.

With a network of offices across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland we are flexible where candidates can be based.  We are particularly keen to hear from those interested in working in Manchester, Birmingham, Aldershot and Croydon. We offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the leading edge of our industry.  Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress.

The Candidates

We have an exciting range of opportunities across disciplines and levels of experience.  Successful applicants will be flexible, self-motivated and will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent communication with strong report writing capability
  • Strong analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and proven success in meeting deadlines
  • Confident team worker with ablity to work independently
  • Experience of working to time and budget constraints.

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate technical skills and competencies commensurate with their level of experience such as:

  • Development of transport strategies and plans (local and strategic)
  • Scheme appraisal and business case preparation
  • Transport scheme development
  • Development of multi-modal transport strategies
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Public Consultation

Successful candidates will have:

  • A range of relevant technical skills and competencies
  • A relevant planning, economics, geography, engineering degree or similar
  • Knowledge and appreciation of current UK transport policy 
  • A passion for transportation
  • Ideally, membership of a relevant professional institute

Rewards and Benefits

We started out as Atkins, one of the most respected international design, engineering and project management consultancies in the world. Today we are part of global giant SNC-Lavalin. Work with us and you’ll enjoy all the benefits a multinational company can offer — from great employee benefits, to travel and exposure to impressive world-wide clients and projects.

With a goal to be a truly diverse employer, we promote an inclusive culture for everyone in the SNC-Lavalin Atkins family and have an ongoing commitment to pursuing improvements for all underrepresented groups.

Additional Information

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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