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My client is a world-leading planning, design, management and supervision consultancy with over 40 offices across the world.
Due to an increase in workload, they currently require a Transport Modeller to join the team in London.
A Transport Modeller is required to augment an expanding Strategic Modelling Team serving clients across the Middle East and Africa. The opportunity will help support existing workloads for a range of clients.
The transport team in London offers clients a wide range of multi-disciplinary and cross-sector services including but not limited to; micro-simulation modelling; signal design, transport assessments, scheme business cases and appraisals, land use modelling, local junction design, road safety audits and site appraisals, master-planning, public transport studies and public consultation.
The successful candidate will be working within a highly skilled transport modelling team, known for providing client-ready solutions based on technical competence and expertise. The team currently has a range of regional highway and public transport modelling projects, micro simulation modelling, scheme appraisal and development assessment work. These are for a variety of clients, including government bodies and private developers.
The role presents an excellent opportunity to progress your career and work within a successful team on a wide range of international based transport planning and modelling projects, with opportunities to diversify transport modelling outputs and techniques into new and innovative markets and products.
Transport model development and appraisal. Tasks may include but not limited to model building, calibration/validation, model testing and auditing, checking and analysis of model outputs, and developing and testing schemes/ land use changes in a variety of models
Delivery to timescales, budget and technical quality
Preparation of technical reports and proposals for clients
Client support- articulate delivery of modelling results, and support specification study progression
Attendance at internal and client team meetings, with direct reporting to them.
To work to a high technical standard.
A degree (or equivalent) in a numerate or transport discipline
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
In-depth experience in developing transport models from first principles, and in appraisal
Knowledge of transport policy and appraisal issues and techniques, and how transport modelling can be used to support and enhance other areas of transport planning and policy.
Ability to independently devise study methodology
Proven ability to build, calibrate and validate, and apply transport models with minimum supervision
Detailed knowledge and experience in the use of at least two of the following modelling packages: Emme, Aimsum Cube Voyager, VISUM and TRANSCAD.
Excellent working knowledge of MS Office tools, particularly MS Excel/ ACCESS.
Ability to work well in a team environment and independently with limited supervision
Ability to work under pressure
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