graduate scheme

Graduate Transport Planner

Phil Jones Associates
Competitive salary
Birmingham · Bristoland 2 others
Time left to apply
2 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

We are one of the leading independent transport planning specialists in the UK with ambitious expansion plans and we see our graduates as being a major part of our future success. Having successfully recruited a number of high calibre candidates through our Graduate Development Programme earlier this year, we are now seeking applications from graduates for a Summer/Autumn 2018 start in our Birmingham, Bristol and Reading offices.

Our aim is to provide a supportive, friendly and relaxed environment for graduates where innovation and personal development are encouraged. We will drive your career forward and help you to achieve your potential by offering you the opportunity to be involved in a number of different activities. We are looking to recruit candidates to work within our transport planning sector.

Candidates would be involved in:

  • Development planning: preparing reports to support planning applications submissions such as transport assessments and travel plans.
  • Traffic engineering: preparing preliminary junction designs and safety schemes.
  • GIS modelling: undertaking analysis and preparing maps and diagrams using online GIS software.
  • Junction modelling: using specialist software packages such as LINSIG and Junctions 9 to understand the future capacity of the highway network.
  • Cycling: designing and advising on the implementation of cycle infrastructure.
  • Public transport: developing public transport strategies to improve existing provision and support future development schemes.

Company information

Today we stand as one of the leading independent transport planning specialists in the UK, with offices in Birmingham, Reading, Bristol and London. Our growing reputation led to us being included in New Civil Engineer top 100 companies of the year 2016.

We work on a wide range of transport related projects and this includes a number of high profile commissions such as providing advice on a new settlement for 4,500 homes in Cheltenham, being part of team delivering the first of Transport for London’s £120m Quietways cycle network in London, providing specialist advice for leading regeneration specialist St Modwen in relation to the regeneration of the MG Rover Plant in Birmingham, developing a shared space scheme for the Winter Gardens in Bournemouth.

Person requirements

We welcome your application if you have graduated within the last 12 months, or are due to graduate in 2018, with a predicted 2.1 (or above) Bachelor’s degree and/or a Master’s degree in one of the following subjects: transport planning, geography, civil engineering, urban planning, economics, or maths.

It would be desirable to see an interest in transport and highways demonstrated through the modules you have taken and/or work experience; however, this is not essential.

Accepted degree subjects

economics · transport engineering · mathematics · planning and surveying · geology and geographical science · civil engineering and construction


Competitive salary

Welcome bonus, private medical care, Cycle to Work Scheme, payment of professional subscription, private pension scheme


Birmingham · Bristol · London · Reading

Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date

03/09/2018 · Autumn

How to apply

Your CV and a covering letter should be sent via the Apply button. Please state the office(s) you would be willing to work in within your covering letter.

We will be shortlisting candidates immediately after the application period closes and will be holding interviews in the week commencing the 11th December.

Closing date: 01/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 22/11/2017

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