Senior Transport Planner


Posted: 3 months ago
Senior Engineering & Architecture Full Time Hybrid: Dubai

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Job Description

The Senior Transport Planner delivers discipline involvement in projects and ensures effective delivery input of others. The Senior Transport Planner leads and guides team members in transport planning requirements, including Traffic Impact Studies, freight and logistics, ITS, smart cities, road safety and transport modelling. Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete the assignments.

Core Accountabilities

**Technical Excellence:**May be required to coordinate small - mid-size project teams of discipline-led Planners. Effectively leads and contributes to transport planning and traffic engineering project tasks for various transport studies. Prepares project deliverables that are reviewed by senior team members. Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment as an experienced Planner. Provides specialized technical input into studies and design work for the expertise and identifies discrepancies in results. Follows existing or develops design procedures to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective work by self and others. Participates in and creates an interdisciplinary review of project deliverables. Prepares technical specifications. Performs work under the agreed-upon budget and schedule with little supervision. Technically coordinates with authorities for approvals. Solves problems encountered using knowledge, innovation and modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous works. Contributes to the area of expertise, providing proposed improvements to existing processes and delivers solutions where precedent may not exist. Performs technical quality reviews of design calculations, drawings, including documentation and report writing in project record by adhering to quality, occupational health and safety and corporate standards. Maintains and develops the highest level of technical skills and abilities.

Client Relationship Management:

Begins to build and maintain client relationships. Attends client meetings as technical support to gather information and discuss project requirements, explain/ defend work, etc. Participates in the development and preparation of bids and proposals. Able to present solutions to clients in a professional and technically competent manner.


Years of Relevant Experience :

  • 8+ years of experience.

Education & Qualifications :

Bachelor’s degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field (mandatory), master’s degree (preferred). Transport Planning Professional (TPP) qualification preferred. Chartership/certification/license from a recognized professional body (e.g. P.E., P.Eng., C.Eng., CIHT, CILT) strongly preferred. Relevant registration required in Qatar, Bahrain and UAE.

Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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