What is a Transport Planner?
Transportation planners are responsible for developing transportation strategies that encompass the needs of all transport users including pedestrians and cyclists, and which consider environmental, efficiency and safety issues. A Transport Planner can work in both the private or public sector.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Transport Planner?
From employer to employer the job description of a Transport Planner will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Developing solutions to traffic problems such as congestion
Assessing impact of recent building developments, such as a new housing estate
Designing research methods and survey techniques
Modelling traffic flows using mathematical techniques and specialist computer applications
Presenting proposed transportation options
Keeping up to date on Government transport and planning policy
Skills required to be a successful Transport Planner
To be successful as a Transport Planner, the below skills are important;
Communication - both written and verbal
How can we help with your Transport Planner job search?
For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Transport Planners across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.
Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Transport Planners and secure the market's leading Transport Planner opportunities.
With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.
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Vancouver is a major city in Western Canada and has the highest population density on Canda with an estimated population of 2,463,431 as of 2016. Vancouver is consistently named as one of the top five worldwide cities for quality of life and covers an area of 44 square miles. Vancouver has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:
The Broadway Subway Project
The main part of construction on the 5.7 km extension of the Millennium Line started in May 2021, while the scheduled completion date is in 2025. Six underground stations will tie 700m of elevated line and 5km of underground line together. The cost for the build is $2.83 billion. The provincial government will foot the bill, with contributions from the Government of Canada and the City of Vancouver.
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