Transport Planner – AECOM – UAE


AECOM Transport Planner- Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi- United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi- Abu Dhabi
Job Summary
The duties of the Consultant Transport Planner/Engineer fall primarily under
the category of Technical Support- but also start to incorporate elements of
Business Development.
Key duties are as follows:
Technical Support:
Contribute to successful project completion by providing technical services in accordance with project time- quality and cost objectives as agreed with the Project Manager
Maintain- enhance and apply both design and technical knowledge
Ensure CAD protocols of drawings are correct.
Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs

research- analyse and report on a range of quantitative and qualitative transport related projects

Assist in the preparation of tender submissions

Act as a Deputy Project Manager or Project Manager- as necessary

Develop detailed methodologies

Undertake data recording and analysis tasks

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary

Other duties as required

Specific Skills Required

The candidate should have:

In-depth understanding of the underlying principles of traffic and transport planning and engineering- sufficient to carry out and support transport planning studies

Sound database / spreadsheet skills and preferably abilities in statistical / transport modelling software and the ability to handle large data sets

Working knowledge of AutoCAD- MicroStation beneficial- but not mandatory

A clear appreciation and understanding of fundamental highways engineering principles

Excellent technical writing skills

Very good Project Management skills

In-depth understanding of all aspects of AECOM`s Project Delivery System (PDS)

Very good understanding and practical use of AECOM`s APIC system

Technical skill set will include good understanding and practical use of the

Highway Capacity Software (HCS)- Sidra and Synchro

In-depth knowledge of Trip and Parking Generation using locally and internationally developed rates

Local Authority (e.g. DoT- RTA- SRTA- etc.) requirements for Traffic impacts Studies and Transportation Master Plans

Knowledge of transport requirements of other peripheral agencies (e.g. civil defence- traffic police- planning departments- environmental agencies- etc.)

Interprets and applies applicable government codes- ordinances and regulations.

Initiates actions necessary to correct deficiencies or violations of regulations.

Assists with updates and maintenance of Comprehensive Plan- transportation plan and land development regulations.

Acts as a liaison between community groups- government agencies- developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans.

Conducts review of various development applications- including plats- permits- site plans- variance requests and rezonings.

Conducts extensive research in specific or general project areas.

Writes and presents formal and technical reports- working papers and correspondence.

Identifies community problems- issues and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning.

Develops long range plans for communities with common developmental issues.

Develops strategies to promote economic and community development- or efficient land use consistent with community goals.

Evaluates adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs.

Recommends priorities- schedules and funding sources to implement public improvements plan.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 2-5 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning/engineering

This position requires a minimum of 2-5 years relevant experience and knowledge regarding transportation planning/engineering

Additional Comments:

The candidate should be able to travel locally within the UAE- and regionally to neighbouring countries

Arabic language skills (reading- writing- and spoken) are an asset

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field (mandatory)

Masters Degree (beneficial)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218707BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.