Jacobs Technician - Transport Planning in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Technician - Transport Planning


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverseproviders of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services forindustrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teamscollaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind someof the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative andinclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be apart of our growing business.

Jacobs isheavily involved in helping to transform the world’s transport system todeliver a less congested, high quality and reliable services for travellers,and businesses. During the past 20 years the company’s transport consultancyteam has developed an impressive array of skills and a considerable trackrecord of achievement. Our extensive portfolio of projects involves workingwith various major clients in the transport industry, including localauthorities, private sector and government, throughout the UK and Ireland. Wealso have an extensive track record overseas providing services in MainlandEurope, India, the Middle East, South America, the United States of America andAsia.

We currentlyhave an opportunity within the Transport Consultancy section of our Edinburgh officefor a Technician. The Technician’s role would offer the individual excellentprospects and would include structured training, a competitive salary and,where possible, day release to attend approved college courses (as well asfunding for those courses).

The role will involve providing support toengineers on a range of transport planning projects, including assisting intransportation assessments (use of GIS), traffic engineering design (use ofAutoCAD) and traffic and junction modelling.


It is a requirement that the candidate has 5 National 5s at Grade C orabove (or equivalent) and have achieved Higher Grades in Mathematics or Physics.It is desirable that the candidate have a Higher Grade in English.Other key skills include:

  • Strong Mathematical skills

  • Strong Computer software skills

  • Strong team working capabilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Strong attention to detail.

Our Culture

At Jacobs wehave recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘ BeyondZero ’.We see safetydifferently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety andwell-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We arecommitted to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering)initiatives.When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred oninclusion and diversity. To find outmore about our networks, check out our website:


Weencourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reducedhours’ contracts.

Successfulcandidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security StandardPre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including:Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. Ifyou are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employmentmay be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an EqualOpportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Edinburgh

Req ID: EU/0002C2