Our Manchester Transport Planning office is offering an aspiring Assistant Transport Planner the opportunity to join our well established, busy team based in the heart of Media City. The team is engaged in all aspects of traffic and transportation planning including transport assessments for new developments, master planning, urban regeneration projects and travel plans.
You will assist in the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans and will focus on the preparation of junction capacity analysis, figures for reports, analysis of data and drawings of transport improvements including junction designs. You will work as part of a small team and will be required to undertake a variety of tasks that are required so that report delivery deadlines are met.
You will have the opportunity to become involved in a variety of exciting development projects and will be a critical part of a very busy, commercially focussed team which has an expanding workload. As part of your role, you will be required to liaise with other professionals including Architects and Town Planners and hence must have good interpersonal and communication skills.
The successful candidate will benefit from one-to-one training on a wide range of tasks that encompass transport planning and external training is also provided and offered on a company wide basis.
You will be degree qualified, ideally undergraduate or postgraduate, in Transport Planning, Engineering, Town Planning, Geography or other numerate degrees. You must have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of staff and clients. You should have strong numeracy, analytical and report writing skills with an attention to detail, as you will be expected to write reports. You must be fully adaptable as you will be expected to have the capability to work to deadlines within teams and autonomously when required. You must have familiarity with the Planning Regulatory framework, and knowledge of planning and transport policy and relevant design standards and guidance.
We are looking for a keen, progressive, versatile individual who can adopt a flexible approach to their role and provide support to all teams across the office as workload dictates. An individual who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure work is delivered correctly, accurately and on time.
At WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges. Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.
- We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.
- We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communities
- From single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client’s objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environments
WYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team – 20,000 people in over 450 global locations – we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.
WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer several benefits for employees, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including additional holiday and travel insurance. You will also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.