Senior / Principal Transport Planner

Senior / Principal Transport Planner Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior / Principal Transport Planner to join our team.


  • Providing professional advice and support across the business;
  • Estimating, pricing and delivering against work targets;
  • Management of relationships with key customers, suppliers and contacts relevant to team;
  • Management of projects within time, cost and quality constraints and standards.


  • A working knowledge of the relevant highway standards, including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and the Manual for Streets;
  • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of staff and clients (both written and orally);
  • Capability to work to deadlines and work autonomously when required;
  • Solid technical experience, including extensive experience with relevant software e.g. LINSIG and Junctions9;
  • An understanding of Microsimulation modelling software e.g VISSIM, Paramics;
  • Project meetings and site visits;
  • Meetings with clients and approving authorities;
  • Writing technical assessment documents for planning submissions;
  • Attending public consultation events;
  • Travel Plans and sustainability assessments;
  • Technical assessment of junction performance using a range of traffic modelling software;
  • Assistance to senior staff in preparing evidence for planning appeals/public inquiries;
  • General arrangement design of new junctions and accesses onto the road network;
  • Planning-stage support for a variety of development schemes.