(PM73) Transport Modeller (Senior/ Principal)


Transport Modeller (Senior/ Principal)

Our Client is seeking an experienced Transport Modeller to help with the expanding workload of their Midlands Transport Team (based in Leicester).

You will work on, and assist in leading, a range of transport studies dealing with highway and other modelling projects. The role requires an experienced Transport Modeller who has developed a strong technical base in strategic modelling software (i.e. SATURN and VISUM) and has experience in project management and fee proposal writing.

Your work will involve:
  • Understanding client requirements for modelling, and the specification of related model tasks
  • Transport model development including model building, calibration/validation, model testing and auditing, checking and analysis of model outputs
  • Ensuring work is delivered on time and within budget
  • Preparation of technical reports and proposals for clients
  • Attending internal and external client and team meetings
  • Developing and mentoring more junior team members
  • You will be required to undertake your work with a high degree of diligence and quality in line with WebTAG guidance
Professional Development:

The role presents an excellent opportunity to progress your career and work with a successful team. You will work on a range of regionally, nationally and internationally based transport planning and modelling projects, with opportunities to diversify transport modelling outputs and techniques into new and innovative markets and products.

About You

We are looking for a keen, progressive and versatile individual with an established background in transport modelling. For this role we require candidates to have a numerate degree (BSc) in a relevant subject for example transport planning, mathematics, economics, physics or geography.

Above all we will be looking for someone with the following qualities:
  • Drive to succeed and a willingness to get involved
  • Experience as a transport modeller, with an excellent track record in the field
  • Expert knowledge of transport modelling theory and methods
  • Expert knowledge of data collection, analytical techniques and appraisal methods
  • Comprehensive understanding of UK transport policies/guidance (e.g. WebTAG and DMRB)
  • Proven experience of strategic modelling using programs such as SATURN and VISUM
  • Ability to advise on the design of modelling studies and lead their management and delivery
  • Proven ability of working as part of a team to undertake large strategic modelling projects
  • You should be highly numerate with strong problem solving skills
  • You should have the ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Proficient in Word and Excel
  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, reports and drawings
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and strong attention to detail
  • Focus on results and project delivery
  • Full, clean UK driving license and, ideally, access to a vehicle
  • MSc in Transport Planning/Engineering
  • Chartered Professional status (e.g. CEng, MRTPI, TPP or CMILT)
  • Experience of highway scheme appraisal and current economic modelling software including, COBA, QUADRO, MyRIAD and TUBA
  • Experience of working with public and private sector clients
  • Experience of using Python scripting language
  • Experience in the use of micro-simulation models such as PARAMICS and VISSIM
For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Peter on 07881788772 or peter@huphuphup.com

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