Assistant Transport Planner (Trainee/Graduate)

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Please note that this is a temporary position initially for one year to cover maternity leave, but could lead to a permanent position.

Job Description: Management of all projects assigned.

Reporting to: Directors

Purpose of position:

  • To ensure that each project is technically correct and project managed in accordance with the Project Brief and Company Procedures.
  • To achieve repeat work from the client and good relationship with other consultants and contractors.
  • To achieve high level of quality and ‘get it right first time’ objective.
  • To foster good client relationships.
  • To ensure that a documented brief is received from the Director prior to work commencing.
  • To carry out a quality control role to the project ensuring that all operating procedures are strictly adhered to by all engaged on the project. To offer suggestions for improvement in the QA system.
  • To carry out all designer’s duties under the CDM Regulations and notify
    Directors of any site specific hazards.
  • Other duties as may be directed by the Company.

Knowledge & Skills – Essential Requirements:

  • A keen interest in the transportation or highway fields with knowledge and understanding of contents and requirements in a typical Transport Assessment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Development Planning process specifically highways and transport.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Good problem identification and solving skills.
  • Able to analyse and collate information accurately and in an appropriate format in order to present conclusions and recommendations.
  • Good IT skills, specifically in Word, Excel, Outlook etc. Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Good customer service skills. Reliable, dependable and punctual. Self-Motivated.
  • Transport modelling knowledge and experience specifically Arcady, Picady & Linsig.
  • Driving licence.

Salary: Circa £18,000 – £20,000 subject to experience

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please download and complete our application form. Then submit your application by email to Charlotte Burt at

Project Location(s):
Burgess Hill
Job Type:
£18,000 - £20,000 D.O.E

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