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Senior Transport Planner

  • Job reference: XH0000004
  • Sector: Planning
  • Location: Bangalore
Job Description
As one of the world’s leading consultancies operating in the built and natural environment, we offer unparalleled opportunities for talented individuals in search of a rewarding career both in India and around the world.
As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Atkins Transport Planning is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine innovation, imagination and best practice.
Due to our continuing expansion we currently have an opportunity for Senior Transport Planner on multi-disciplinary offshore executed projects from our India office. 
Working in a multi-disciplinary team of Planners, Designers and Engineers providing a professional design service to our clients, this is an ideal opportunity for individuals looking to develop their international experience in a world renowned consultant.
The team has so far delivered excellence within a number of studies from around the world, including the UK, Middle Ease and China. This has been based upon the successful use of technically innovative and progressive procedures in tandem with a core technical capability.


Responsibilities
You will be part of a established transport modelling team developing and applying computer-based transport models (comprising highway and public transport / transit models) using state-of-the-art transport modelling software supported by Geographic Information Systems (GIS ) tools.
You will be part of a team responsible for the technical development of transport modelling 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.
 
Requirements
Essential
  • Appropriate academic and professional qualifications (Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering with Masters degree in transport planning / engineering)
  • Experience (min 9 to 10 years) in the development and application of computer-based traffic / transport  models using softwares like SATURN, EMME/2, VISUM, CUBE Voyager, VISSIM, PARAMICS software packages
  • Evidence of technical project delivery in a transport planning environment
Desirable
  • Work experience in a  similar off-shoring environment
  • Analytical skills with hands on experience in developing tools using VBA.
  • 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
  • Demonstrate ability to lead a small team of planners on project