Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Transport Planner

Manchester. Multiple vacancies.

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About Royal HaskoningDHV:

Royal HaskoningDHV has been connecting people for 140 years. Together, through our expertise and passion, we have helped contribute to a better society and improved people’s lives with work underpinned by our sustainable values and goals. We are an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation.

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We’re developing digital innovative services with our clients today – let’s explore the future together.

We have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve.

About Our UK Mobility and Infrastructure Advisory Group:

In 2020, Royal HaskoningDHV and ITP joined forces, making available a deeper, richer source of skills, resources, ideas and experience to our clients.  The coming together of the two companies to form one team with a shared culture, where knowledge, curiosity and creativity flourish.  We challenge each other to achieve our shared ambitions of Enhancing Society Together and Improving the Way the World Moves.

As would be expected in a team which puts sustainability and social responsibility first, in all our work we bring stakeholders together to produce value-added outcomes that enable future-proofed safe and healthy travel for everyone while minimising the use of natural resources.  We see ourselves at the forefront of a transport revolution, where people and our needs are at the heart of planning and designing solutions that address the major issues that affect our communities and the wider planet.  Our approach is inclusive, informed and challenges the status quo, helping our clients to achieve their objectives and to contribute to a more sustainable future.

Role Context:

This role may suit a recent graduate or a future graduate in 2022.

Our Graduate Transport Planners provide assistance with the production of technical studies and drawings within the Mobility & Infrastructure Advisory Group. The role demands a proactive approach in a team environment and offers substantial opportunity for supported career progression within the company.

You’ll be intrinsically curious about how transport interconnects with society and the environment, and be motivated to become technically excellent. Our graduates are a core part of our high performing team and as such you will gain considerable experience on a variety of interesting and challenging projects; large and small.

Job Role:

  • Provide technical input to larger projects.
  • Qualitative analysis of data for projects.
  • Prepare technical notes and sections of larger reports.
  • Prepare/ review infrastructure design concepts based on current UK design standards (e.g. DMRB).
  • Research guidance, best practice and technical papers to support the team to develop the best solutions for our clients.
  • Knowledge of planning and design processes in relation to the Town & Country Planning Act, or
  • Development Consent Order applications.
  • Working with our team to develop transport solutions to serve and benefit clients.
  • Contributing to the technical development of the transport function in the UK.

This role might be right for you if:

  • You are confident CAD use in preparing preliminary highways design
  • You are confident in using Excel
  • You are structured writing (developing an argument)
  • You are proactive and independent learner
  • You have great attention to detail in generating accurate work
  • You have a Civil Engineering or Geography Degree preferred but not essential

What we can offer you:

Ambitious. Exciting. Lively. Collaborative. Dynamic. That’s how our colleagues describe our company. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Join us!

You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with development opportunities and support on your career path. We have flexible working models to ensure a balance of family and working life.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • Manchester
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  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
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  • Structural
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  • Transport Planning
  • Water/Hydrology
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