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Become a Graduate Consultant in Transport

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recent graduate to join a graduate programme for a leading consultancy that delivers transport planning and highways & traffic engineering design services.


Location: Slough

What you will be doing

This role will provide you with the opportunity to deliver projects from inception to construction. There are many stages in-between and many specialisms required to develop a project; from writing policies and strategies, to collection and analysis of baseline data, production of design options, complex computer modelling, detailed design, specification of materials, construction phasing etc. There is a long list of tasks required to move a project from “I think we need to improve this” to a finished product.

This is in an exciting period as the company have ambitious growth plans and are looking to expand the scope of services that they deliver. They have also secured a number of long-term contracts that provide the foundation for their growth plans. They need people to help them to achieve their growth targets and are keen to employ gifted and enthusiastic graduates at the beginning of their careers, who will benefit from the guidance and mentorship of experienced engineers and planners.

This company will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including affiliation with a relevant professional institution. They have contacts with the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and Institution of Civil Engineers and have team members at all stages of professional development that can help you to achieve your goals.

  • You will assist in the delivery of a range of projects relating to one or more service offers including transportation planning, traffic engineering, highway design, public realm design, parking management or urban regeneration
  • You will work for and across service areas undertaking site surveys, analysing complex data, managing project tasks and preparing technical designs relating to the delivery of multi-disciplinary projects
  • You will act as team member for projects, delivering high-quality outputs to an agreed timescale and programme
  • You will actively pursue on the job and formal training opportunities that complement business needs and personal development plans
  • You will monitor personal and project workload and maintain high levels of utilisation

What you will have

Any degree with a technical bias would be considered but preference will be given to degrees in Civil Engineering, Transport Planning, Geography, Maths, Physics, Landscape Architecture, Master Planning etc.; and willingness to work towards membership of a professional institution.

  • You are analytical
  • You are self motivated
  • You are a team worker
  • You have excellent numeracy & written skills
  • You have customer service skills;
  • You have sound computer literacy (knowledge of using spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Outlook); and
  • You have an interest in transport and regeneration issues
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