Pedestrian Planner

  • Permanent
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • £40,000 to £55,000 per annum

Job Overview
This is an exciting time to join the team as we are experiencing significant growth in our infrastructure planning business.

We have opportunities for transport planners with around 5 to 8 years’ experience to join our successful Transport Consulting team as a transport planner, who ideally has pedestrian planning and modelling experience. High profile projects include HS2, airport expansions and major sporting events, together with a range of residential, commercial and regeneration schemes in London and the southeast.

The opportunities are suitable for those with core transport planning skills as well as pedestrian planning, analysis and modelling, business case appraisal and preliminary design. We use a range of industry recognised software packages along with our own bespoke tools, including MassMotion, as well as spreadsheets, databases and scripting languages. Candidates should enjoy taking responsibility as part of larger project teams and be keen to broaden their technical skills to support growth within the practice and their own career development.

This is an opportunity for you to join an established team with a strong forward workload, develop your technical capability and shape your career at a top engineering consultancy. You’ll benefit from being part of a broad multi-disciplinary team and gain and experience delivering some the largest infrastructure schemes in the UK.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To lead small projects and modules of larger projects. You will have an active role in supporting the junior team and your focus will be on ensuring the delivery of high quality work.
    * Providing technical support within project teams under the leadership of project managers.
    * Taking responsibility for meeting deadlines within project teams and for client deliverables.
    * Working and interacting with wider multi-disciplinary professional teams.
    * Planning and designing for access by all transport modes, including within major stations and interchanges, urban areas, public realm schemes and at major destinations.
    * Analysing, modelling and assessing future transport demands and impacts.
    * Preparing technical and non-technical reports and illustrative material including feasibility reports, options studies, transport assessments and input to environmental statements.
    * Representing Arup and clients at meetings, presentations and stakeholder consultation events.
    * Supporting the preparation of bids and associated material.
    * Engaging with Arup colleagues to develop new techniques and initiatives and to support career development.
    * Ensure quality assurance, perform quality control checks on technical analysis and interpretation of results of the junior team.

Qualifications:

  • University degree/HNC in a relevant discipline (e.g. civil engineering, geography, economics, mathematics).
    * Membership of a relevant professional institution (e.g. ICE, CIHT, CILT)

Experience:

  • Typically around 5 to 8 years’ experience in transport planning, pedestrian planning, design development and modelling for developments, transport interchanges and events. Previous experience in working in different market sectors, including but not limited to transport, stadia, culture, security and healthcare would be advantageous.
    * Proficiency in data collection, analysis and interpretation.
    * Experience in pedestrian planning and modelling including the use of common industry software (e.g. Legion or MassMotion or similar)
    * Knowledge of using relevant design guidance (e.g. TfL Legion Best Practice Guidance, TfL Pedestrian Comfort Guidance.
    * Experience of engagement with local transport authorities, operators and the public.
    * Excellent report writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
    * Ability to work pro-actively within project teams led by project managers

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