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Jacobs Graduate Transport Planner / Graduate Transport Modeller in Belfast, United Kingdom

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Your Impact:

Our growing Jacobs Transport Consultancy has developed an enviable reputation in Ireland. We work extensively with high-profile clients throughout Ireland, including the National Transport Authority (NTA), Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and Local Authorities and we are looking for an enthusiastic Graduate Transport Modeller or Graduate Transport Planner to join our already successful team.

What you’ll be doing:

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. 

As a Graduate Transport Planner or Graduate Transport Modeller in our Beflast office, you will support a team of consultants and technicians working on a variety of transport planning projects. You will work on a variety of tasks and projects including data analysis, GIS, report writing, scheme appraisal, transport strategies, public transport planning, active modes planning, strategic and micro modelling, transport impact assessments, and business development.

You will be involved with changing the transport infrastructure in Ireland. Here is a small sample of our recent projects, to show you they type of projects you will be supporting on.

  • Dublin MetroLink

  • Dublin BusConnects- Core Bus Corridor Infrastructure Works

  • Belfast City Centre Connectivity Study

  • Cork Light Rail Transit - Alignment Options and Feasibility Study

  • Kilkenny Local Transport Plan

  • Transport Planning Advisory Services for the NTA

  • Transport Modelling Framework Services for the NTA

  • Limerick-Shannon Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy 2040

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • You will have an honour degree in a relevant transportation planning/ engineering / economic / geography / maths and/or other discipline

  • You will be able to work well in a team

  • You will be a strong communicator

  • Attention to detail will be important to you

  • You will focus on results and what project deliverables are required

  • You will be interested in developing your Project Management Skills.

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Proven communication skills; both verbally and written

  • Demonstrated a previous interest in working in the Engineering Sector

  • Full driving licence

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate.

It will be our Curiosity , Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements chartership progression that will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

Our Culture:

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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