Transport Planner / Senior Transport Planner
Bristol, United Kingdom
5d ago

We currently have an opportunity for a Transport Planner / Senior Transport Planner to join our busy and growing South West Transport Planning team, based in either Bristol or Taunton, on a permanent basis.

The role would suit a transport planner with a broad understanding of all elements of the transport planning profession but with a focus on transport planning for land development projects.

Our Taunton office is located on the outskirts of the thriving County town with excellent access to the beautiful Somerset countryside and nearby beaches and coastline.

Our Bristol office is based in the in the beautiful Queen Square, at the heart of the city centre just a short walk away from the stunning harbourside and Temple Meads train station.

We offer you the opportunity to live in a Global Smart City, a European Green Capital, a Top 10 Global city to visit and an aspiring Net Zero Carbon 2030 City.

We are fortunate to work with excellent clients on some of the region’s most exciting projects. Our client-focused and result-driven approach means that we benefit from significant repeat business and are looking to strengthen the team to deliver an increasing workload.

You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects from larger and more complex strategic land development proposals through to smaller sites, in addition to strategic infrastructure delivery and public sector commissions.

This role will enable you to develop your transport planning skills and abilities alongside our broader multi-disciplinary offering.

On a day to day basis, you will be responsible for supporting technical output of transportation project teams. You will be involved in the production of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and associated technical analysis work, plus supporting the South West transport team on our range of projects.

You will liaise with clients, design teams, local authorities and the general public and will play an important role in the mentoring and development of junior members of the team.

This role will provide you with significant opportunity for career progression and personal development, with support from Stantec and colleagues through mentoring and training to develop your skills and experience to obtain professional qualifications.

You will become part of a close-knit reputable transport team and, if all that wasn’t enough, we can also offer remote and flexible working arrangements and a great benefits package.


You will be degree qualified ideally in transportation, geography, engineering or a related field.

You will have experience and understanding of the planning system and experience with Transport Assessments, Travel Planning, Junction modelling / analysis and experience of relevant software packages.

Strong numerical skills are important and you will have experience with budget and quality management at project level. You should ideally be working towards professional qualification, for example Transport Planning Professional.

You will have a proven track record of delivery, successful outcomes, client management, stakeholder engagement etc. Whilst our teams in Taunton and Bristol are well established and will provide strong support and mentoring, the ideal candidate will be able to manage the day to day running and delivery of work with minimal supervision.

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