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Principal Transport Modeller in Leeds


Leeds, United Kingdom

What we do:

“One of the really great things I enjoy working with AECOM is that in my daily work I encounter a wide range of problems, and am given the freedom to experiment and innovate to find a solution. I feel that I am making a difference.”

This is what we do in the Transport Planning team. In the spirit of AECOM trying to ‘deliver a better world’ we are trying to improve the transport of today for a better tomorrow. Whether we are assessing the impact of town development on a transport network or identifying synergies and inter-dependencies between schemes; we are working collaboratively with the rest of our 30+ transport planning colleagues in our Leeds office and the rest of the teams in the UK and AECOM to create innovative solutions to the problems our clients are having.

• A strong team of experts to work with and learn from

• A variety of different teams and opportunities within AECOM for whatever career pathway you want to take

• Exciting projects (some not so exciting, let’s be honest) to work on ranging from local, national and international problems to solve to keep you busy

• A flexible working policy – work/life balance is the key! We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

• Dedicated mentors to help support you in your future training

• A comprehensive internal training programme to teach you what you may want to learn but haven’t had the chance to yet

• And last but not least, a central, modern office 5 minutes walk from Leeds train station

Minimum Requirements

You need:

• As a Principal Consultant you will be expected a manage small team, impart your wisdom and support and mentor this team effectively

• You must be able to handle the project management of medium size projects and produce competitive proposals to help keep the team busy and happy

• Go out and meet clients and tell them honestly how great AECOM are and how we can support them, solve their problems and deliver their projects successfully, within budget

• Manage said budget.

• You will have an analytical mind and background – you want to know the why’s and wherefores of things – especially if they transport related;

• You will have knowledge and experience in transport modelling and forecasting and experience in appraisal and evaluation of transport proposals;

• You have used and have great knowledge of simulation software packages e.g. SATURN, PARAMICS, CUBE, EMME, VISSIM, TUBA and spreadsheet modelling to name a few;

• You are good at managing your time to ensure you meet those pesky deadlines;

• You need to have strong technical and report writing skills;

• And you should be able to explain technical concepts to others, especially our graduates and anyone else who may ask…

Preferred Qualifications

It would be great if you had:

• Membership or working towards membership of a chartered professional institution such as CIHT, TPS, CILT or ICE

• A Master’s degree or PhD in Transport Planning or related subject/social based discipline

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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