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Jacobs Senior Transport Planner (Part-Time) in Dublin, Ireland

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Jacobs Transport Planning and Mobility Solutions discipline has developed an enviable reputation in Ireland. Our projects involve working with various major clients in the transport industry, including local authorities, private sector, and government, throughout Ireland and the UK, and Europe.

We work extensively with high-profile clients including the National Transport Authority (NTA), Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) and Local Authorities throughout Ireland. Some of our recent nationally and regionally significant project wins include:Strategic Planning Framework for the NTA, Transport Modelling Framework Services for the NTA & Cork Light Rail Route Alignment Study.

About you

We are looking for Senior Transport Planners to join our growing team located in Dublin, Cork and Belfast. We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate technical experience, or design experience in assessing the feasibility of various forms of transport infrastructure assets e.g., like walking, cycling, buses, rail and light rail through different appraisal stages for successfully attracting funding through a range of local and national sources.

In addition, we are looking, for people with knowledge of, and/or in the application of the Common Appraisal Framework (CAF), Project Appraisal Guidelines (PAG), The Public Spending Code, and other complementary appraisal guidance to inform feasibility and funding submissions for soft and hard infrastructure projects of varied scales.

You will become an integral part of a respected and ambitious team, and the role will provide every opportunity for you to make your mark and influence the continuing sustainable growth of Jacobs in Ireland and the UK. You will have the support of a line manager and our experts to guide your progress and will have on opportunity to share your skills and knowledge by training and supporting our junior staff. You will also be given the ability to pursue relevant business and technical training to support your career development as well as the freedom to grow your network and develop innovative solutions to chase new opportunities.

Occasional travel within Ireland, to the UK and/or overseas may be required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Degree qualifications – Level 8 or equivalent in a relevant transportation planning/ engineering / economics / maths and/or other discipline;

  • Ability to work both as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as possessing the ability to work independently to solve problems;

  • Experience working on the feasibility and option selection stages of transport projects

  • A creative, solution-oriented individual, with a strong technical background

  • Familiarity with GIS systems

  • Some experience working on transport models or utilising the outputs of modelled scenarios for road traffic and/or public transport studies with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of high-profile transport projects;

  • Highly numerate, with proven analytical skills for transport appraisal market;

  • Proficient in MS Excel and other data analysis tools for the transport appraisal;

  • Robust written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely;

  • Desire to collaborate and innovate with many different teams;

  • Ability to manage diverse workloads, assist with new business opportunities and embrace emerging technologies, product solutions and the future evolution of the industry.

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)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

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