Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Transport Planner

Edinburgh

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Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management. Our 50,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations, including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

Jacobs

About us.

Our Transport Consultancy Business

Jacobs is heavily involved in helping to transform the world’s transport system to deliver a less congested, high quality and reliable services for travellers, and businesses. During the past 20 years the company’s transport planning team has developed an impressive array of skills and a considerable track record of achievement. Our extensive portfolio of projects involves working with various major clients in the transport industry, including local authorities, private sector and government, throughout the UK and Ireland. We also have an extensive track record overseas proving services in Mainland Europe, India, the Middle East, South America the United States of America and Asia.

Primary Job Responsibilities

You will support a team working on a variety of transport planning and transport modelling projects and will be involved in contributing to the delivery of a wide range of strategic transport projects for various high-profile clients across the UK. 

  • Data analysis (traffic counts, collisions, trip rates, planning applications etc.);

  • Report writing;

  • Use of computer-assisted transport modelling software such as SATURN and VISUM;

  • Generating maps using GIS software to support transport planning projects; and

  • Providing support to team members as needed
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Qualifications

Essential:

  • For this role we require candidates to have a numerate degree in a relevant subject for example Mathematics, Geography, Economics, Civil Engineering


    We will also expect:
  • Strong Mathematical skills

  • Strong Computer software skills

  • Strong team working capabilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Focus on results and project delivery
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Desirable:

  • MSc in Transport Planning  

  • Previous work experience in transport industry

  • An interest in developing Project Management skills
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Additional information 

If interested, please submit your CV and Cover Letter when applying. Applicant’s require the right to live and work in the UK without visa and sponsorship requirements. This position does not cover relocation allowance.   

Our Culture 

At Jacobs 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 work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts. Please also bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of the Essential Criteria to be considered for a position with Jacobs.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

Start your journey with Jacobs 

As part of our Graduate Development Programme (GDP), our graduates enjoy completing a series of well-designed competencies which have been approved by senior leaders to help you on your way to achieving chartership status as well as enhancing your technical expertise and developing your business acumen.

Our additional benefits include:

  • Permanent role with up to 32 days paid annual leave 

  • Flexible benefits including, Flexible hours, contributory pension scheme

  • Residential 'Graduate offsite' weekend in the Lake District 

  • 360 support from line manager, buddies, mentor, Learning and Talent management and a wide graduate network or past and new cohort
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How to Apply

Job ID Number: BI 0007MQ
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Opportunity Overview

  • November 14th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Edinburgh
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Civil
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Project Management
  • Software
  • Town & Transport Planning
  • Transport
 

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