• Title
    Senior Transport Planning / Highway Engineering Consultant
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is seeking to expand and develop its existing successful Transport Planning team based on a significant increase in demand for its highway engineering services. We are looking for a dynamic team player to fit within its existing management structure to support the development of the Transport and Highway Engineering business and help develop an enthusiastic team. Key private and public sector clients include such as The Crown Estate, Defence Infrastructure Organisation, Homes and Communities Agency, National Grid, and a wide range of Local Authorities and private developers.  The workload is extremely varied covering all aspects of the transport agenda.


    Key Responsibilities

    As a member of the team you will be involved in the management of internal and external client relationships and the preparation of proposals and bids appropriate to your grade.  You will also guide and review the work of less experienced staff


    The workload is diverse, including:

    • Preparation of Transport Assessments and use of ARCADY, PICADY, TRANSYT and LINSIG;
    • Highway design;
    • Network modelling: multi-modal, traffic and micro-simulation models;
    • Sustainable transport projects;
    • Development control and regeneration projects;
    • Preparation of Environmental Statements and Construction Traffic Management Plans

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in Transport Planning, Engineering, Town Planning, Geography, or a related discipline.
    • You will have relevant prior experience in transport planning or a related discipline and have the skills and knowledge required to undertake this role successfully.
    • You will have either been awarded or nearing Chartered or Incorporated status
    • You must have a full driving licence.


    The work undertaken by the team is extremely varied and therefore candidates with either a range of skills or experience of particular specialisms will be considered. Experience in most/all of the following is essential:

    • Management of small to medium sized projects;
    • Technical knowledge of the development of highway schemes from inception to delivery including both preliminary and detail designs;
    • Preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans, including junction modelling;
    • Preparation of Environmental Statements and Construction Traffic Management Plans
    • Preparation of fee proposals;
    • Experience in S106, S38 and S278 agreements; and
    • Knowledge of appropriate standards (DMRB etc., NRSWA and other traffic management issues).



    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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