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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Vienna is Austria’s capital city and Austria’s most populous city with an estimated 2 million inhabitants. It is also the 6th largest city within the European Union by population and is the country’s cultural, economical and political centre. Vienna has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:
Vienna Central Station
Vienna Central Station, also known as Wien Hauptbahnhof (Vienna Main Train Station), is the largest railway station built in Vienna, Austria, replacing the old Südbahnhof terminal station. The station links four major railway lines, which meet at Vienna from four directions.
Aspern Seestadt is Austria's largest construction site. In several phases until 2030, a new city will be constructed in Vienna's 22nd municipal district, covering an area of 2.4 million m². This area will provide accommodation for about 20,000 people and create an estimated 20,000 workplaces. The aim is to balance work and home life, green space and urban flair, high-quality standards and scope for individuality in this ”city within a city”.
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