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Company: WYG Group Ltd    Location: Leeds
About the Role

WYG Transport is a leading provider of expert transport services to the development sector across the north of England and we are expanding to meet our growing workload of major development projects and exciting public sector projects in Yorkshire and the North East. As a result we need aspiring Transport Planners with some post qualifying experience or Senior Transport Planners who are highly motivated and commercially focussed to help us develop our business.

You will have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of exciting development and public sector projects and will be a critical part of a very busy commercially focussed team which has an expanding workload. As part of your role you will be required to liaise with other professionals including Architects, Town Planners and local government officers.

Were committed to developing our people as the future of our business and you will benefit from training with support for professional qualifications such as Masters Degrees, Chartered Engineer and Transport Planning Professional.

In return you will have an attractive salary and benefits package, and will be encouraged to develop your technical and project related skills so that you can grow your career as we expand.

The position is available immediately.



Your Role:
Based in either our Newcastle or Leeds offices, you will have good written and verbal communication skills, good analytical skills and a degree in a numerate discipline.

You will ideally have hands-on experience of transport modelling , highway design and the preparation of Transport Assessments and Travel Plans , as well as a good understanding of transport policy , guidance and advice.

You will assist in the preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans, access and corridor studies and in particular will focus on the analysis of transport data, junction capacity analysis with PICADY, ARCADY, LINSIG, TRANSYT and PARAMICS, preparation of AutoCAD drawings and report writing.

About You:
You will be a keen, progressive, versatile individual who can adopt a flexible approach to their role to provide support to all teams across the offices as workload dictates. You will ideally:

Be educated to degree level in an appropriate numerate discipline.

Be able to analyse data, construct logical arguments and communicate these effectively and professionally with the team, to clients and other professionals in both written and oral formats.

Be a team player able to work flexibly, including, on occasions, outside of normal office hours, to meet tight deadlines

Have the ability to manage your time in dealing with several transport projects to time and budgetary constraints.

Have hands-on experience of junction capacity analysis Arcady/Picady/Linsig, and TRICS

Have good knowledge of DMRB and MfS design codes,

Have a good knowledge of transport policy, guidance and advice

Have hands-on experience of preparing Transport Assessments and Travel Plans in support of planning applications

Experience of AutoCAD and highway design would be an advantage

About WYG

Were an international, award-winning, multidisciplinary consultancy, delivering creative solutions to some of the worlds most challenging projects. Were confident in our abilities, authentic in the advice we give, imaginative in our thinking and resourceful in how we turn our ideas into reality. But most of all, were a people business. Our success is down to people like you.


In return for your dedication, youll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare and retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday. Youll also benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.