Transport Planning BSc Degree Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Wood Group
Location
Canon Court North, Abbey Lawn, Shrewsbury, SY2 5DE
Salary
£16,000.00 annually
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
VAC001566893
Specialism
Operations
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Duties during your apprenticeship may include:
  • Site visits
  • Site surveys
  • Contribution to the preparation of Transport Assessments and Transport Statements
  • Contribution to sustainable transport projects, including preparation of Travel Plans;
  • Contribution to the preparation of Environmental Statements
  • Use of junction modelling software including Junctions 9 (ARCADY and PICADY) and LINSIG
  • Opportunity to undertake strategic and microsimulation network modelling using SATURN, VISSIM and PARAMICS
  • Production of simple highway design drawings in CAD (Computer Aided Design) and using AutoTrack to test vehicle tracking
  • Supporting the administration of projects


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good numerical/maths skills
  • Good literacy and ability to write brief reports on work undertaken
  • Creative thought and practical application
  • Adaptability to changing demands
  • Interest in pursuing a career within engineering
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite
  • Interest in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs


Personal qualities

  • Team player
  • Ability to manage own time and ability to prioritise at busy times
  • Ability to think in a methodical way to plan and organise tasks
  • Ability to work well with other people in a team environment
  • Good communication skills within a team and externally


Desired qualifications

  • Three A Levels (or equivalent) -Maths, Geography or Economics would be advantageous
  • At least Grade 4 or C GCSE English and Grade 5 or C GCSE Maths (or equivalent)


Future prospects

On completion of the BSc, you will have a permanent position within the transport planning

Things to consider

Driving licence an advantage

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