Senior Transportation Modeller
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
19d ago

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, we attract a diverse mix of people to work on ground breaking projects around the world.

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

We are truly global, and our 13,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world deliver innovative projects with creativity and passion.

Due to the growth of our business and an expanded portfolio of projects, an exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Senior Transportation Modeller to join our team.

As part of the Transport Planning team, this role covers a broad range of skills relating to transport modelling. The primary focus of this role is to contribute to developing the transport modelling services of our business, supporting our clients and building a profitable Transport Planning team.

The Senior Transportation Modeller will undertake design, project management and consulting services within transport modelling, in order to enhance the team’s portfolio of skills and expertise.

In addition, the successful candidate will :

  • Work under minimal supervision within a defined area of responsibility. This may include being responsible for specific parts or managing an external project;
  • Be responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of own and others work. Furthermore, you may be responsible for the development of others through providing guidance, training and feedback;
  • Author non-standard letters, reports and other documentation;
  • Represent your team or group at external meetings and you may be involved in developing events, activities and internal projects of some complexity;
  • Work within a project team;
  • Design, interpret and present transport and travel surveys;
  • Write clear reports and present options and recommendations to clients;
  • Use major strategic transport modelling software packages such as EMME and Cube Voyager including experience in model development, and experience in development of scripts and macros in these packages (some experience with BSTM or similar would be an advantage;)
  • Use micro-simulation modelling (Aimsun / VISSUM) and intersection modelling (SIDRA) software packages;
  • Interrogate transport models to forecast the effects of different road improvements, policy changes and / or public transport schemes;
  • Interpret modelling results and contribute to development of area wide or corridor transport strategies;
  • Develop and maintain modelling skills, including the development of junior staff;
  • Use statistical analysis to interrogate data;
  • Develop options for testing potential solutions to transport problems;
  • Evaluate the benefits and costs of different scheme options or strategies;
  • Participate in public consultation initiatives;
  • Manage studies and parts of projects;
  • Assess the transport effects and infrastructure requirements of new developments to support Planning applications or to inform local authority development plans;
  • Liaise and negotiate with different parties / stakeholders;
  • Develop the initial design ideas for new or improved transport infrastructure;
  • Contribute to writing bids for the funding of projects.
  • You will have demonstrated :

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience in Transport and Traffic planning within a consulting business environment;
  • Excellent understanding of the transport planning environment in Queensland;
  • Ability to manage major, multi-disciplinary projects;
  • Membership of relevant professional institutions / professional peer bodies or significant credit towards eligibility for membership;
  • Proven working knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice, and guidelines and Arup’s related procedures including OH&S
  • With recognised relevant tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering, Planning, Transport or similar, you will be able to demonstrate your experience in design, project management and implementation in your field, within a consulting business environment.

    You will possess demonstrated excellent attention to detail along with high-level verbal and written communication skills.

    Additionally, you will have proven working knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice, and guidelines.

    The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential.

    Membership of relevant professional institutions / professional peer bodies or significant credit towards eligibility for membership will be highly regarded.

    The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients.

    If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, apply using the link below.

    It is not the wish to expand, but the quest for quality which has brought us to this position to do work of quality, we must have people of quality.

    There are many kinds of quality, and there are many kinds of job to do, so we must have many kinds of people, each of which can do their own job well. Ove Arup, 1970.

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