Principal Transport Modeller
London, GB
6d ago


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Jacobs Transport Consultancy discipline has an enviable reputation in the UK as a result of our extensive portfolio of high profile projects.

Our projects involve working with various major clients in the transport industry, including local authorities, private sector, and government, throughout the UK and Ireland.

We wish to recruit a Principal Transport Modeller with extensive experience to complement our current team in London, UK.

You will become part of a respected and ambitious team, and the role will provide every opportunity for you to make your mark and influence the continuing sustainable growth of Jacobs in the UK.

Primary Job Responsibilities As a Principal Transport Modeller you will be involved in, and be responsible for, delivering a wide range of transportation projects, for various high profile clients across the UK.

In order for you to fulfil this role you must have extensive knowledge and experience using industry standard modelling packages and recognised transport appraisal techniques.

You will be involved in the delivery of a wide range of strategic transport projects across the UK. You will support and advise a team working on a variety of transport planning projects and will be responsible for the preparation and use of a wide range of transport models, including providing quality assurance and guidance to junior members of staff.

Occasional travel within the UK and / or overseas may be required.

Essential Criteria

  • A numerate degree in a relevant subject for example Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geography or Economics
  • Extensive experience as a Transport Modeller for road traffic and / or public transport studies with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of high profile transport projects
  • A high level of proficiency working with macroscopic transport modelling software (one or all of SATURN, VISUM, CUBE)
  • Ability to work independently and also to guide others to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis and reports from transport models and transport appraisal techniques
  • Ability to work both as part of a team as well as possessing the ability to work independently to solve problems
  • Project management experience and ability to lead junior members of staff on technical work
  • Numerate with excellent data analysis skills. Competency in data analysis packages, such as Excel / Access
  • Good technical report writing skills
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Desirable Criteria

  • MSc in Transport Planning
  • Experience in statistical analysis packages / programming languages (, SQL, VBA, Python)
  • Experience working with microscopic modelling software (VISSIM)
  • Knowledge and experience of GIS software
  • Chartered Engineer or other relevant professional accreditation (Chartered Membership)
  • Our Culture At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - BeyondZero’. We see safety differently -

    we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives.

    When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website : #grow-

    with-usWe encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-

    Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work; Employment / Education History and Criminal Record.

    If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

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