Transport planner - Sydney
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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Transport Planner to join our Planning and Mobility team in our Sydney office. We work on the most exciting, high profile transport and place making projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. With a pipeline of work, this role provides the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting transport projects in the region, including Zero Emission Bus (ZEB) strategies, multi-modal integrated masterplans, and place plans. You will work across all modes including metro, light rail, bus rapid transit, ferry, cycling, pedestrians, as well as new mobility (e.g. electric, automated, connected and micro-mobility). This will include working closely with clients and stakeholders to help create great places and transport solutions.
Our ideal candidate will bring:
2 - 5 years' experience in a similar position
An understanding of the local NSW transport market
Experience across a range of technical areas that might include integrated land use and transport planning, movement and place, strategic transport and land use planning, multi-modal transport studies, options assessments, feasibility studies, strategic transport policy development, preparation of business cases, and stakeholder engagement and liaison
Useful skills in corridor and site planning, public transport planning, traffic engineering, traffic modelling, walking and cycling studies, business cases, pedestrian modelling, placemaking, and planning for development
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
A desire to influence and help clients deliver regional / city shaping transport and place making projects
Bachelor's Degree (Civil Engineering / Planning) or Equivalent
What we will offer you
WSP provides a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.
Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:
• Flexible working hours and working from home
• Global mobility
• Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
• Corporate employee discounts and offers
• Salary continuance insurance
• Wellness at work & social club
• Workplace giving /volunteering
• Employee reward & recognition program
• Professional and technical development opportunities
Inspired by Diversity, Driven by Inclusion…….
Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities—like respect, integrity and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.
WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
WSP Australian offices will be shut down from Friday the 18th of December till 11th of January 2021 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Your application will be reviewed the week we are all back in the office. Stay Safe.