Jacobs Specialist Transport Planner/Engineer in South Brisbane, Australia

Specialist Transport Planner/Engineer


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Jacobs’ Transport Planning practice assists our clients to make informed decisions through the provision of independent advice backed up by technical rigour.

Within our Northern Region Transport Planning business, we have an opportunity for an experienced Transport Planner / Engineer to join our current team in South Brisbane.

You’ll be involved in inspiring and significant transport infrastructure projects and will be responsible for providing traffic and transport planning advice for projects undertaken for Jacobs’ clients and building technical capabilities across the region and internationally.

You’ll undertake traffic and transport planning, experience in analysis and modelling and project management across a wide range of transport projects. The role requires effective communication, commercial awareness, preparing proposals and working with clients.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Leading the delivery of commissions as Project Manager or Project Director and building excellent working relationships with a range of clients

  • Formulating and guiding solutions to complex non-standard problems for our clients

  • Working with a team of transport planners, modellers and engineers focused on a variety of scheme development and appraisal projects

  • Supervising and guiding junior members of the team to promote technical excellence and commercial success

  • As a member of Transport Planning Leadership Team, working collaboratively with other team members to build our business and care for our people

  • Developing best practice in area of technical competence and serving as a technical specialist and leader in the application of transport planning concepts, principles and processes

  • Taking technical responsibility for interpreting, organising, executing, budgeting and coordinating complex assignments

About you

Ideally you’ll be a technical specialist in the application of advanced theory and concepts in transport planning/engineering. You take advantage of new developments and improvements, and have demonstrable experience leading projects with a high degree of technical and/or integration complexity.

To ensure your success in this role, you’ll have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline, you will have demonstrated experience with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of high profile transport projects

  • Strong external reputation for technical skills and the ability to deliver solutions requiring the integration of a diverse range of specialist inputs

  • Detailed understanding of transport planning, modelling,road safety and traffic engineering issues and practice

  • Detailed knowledge of the contemporary delivery of transport engineering and planning studies

  • Project management experience demonstrating responsibility for task, financial, quality and risk controls

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Enthusiasm to undertake challenging projects under time constraints

  • Previous experience producing clear, precise and coherent analysis and reports

Why Jacobs

AtJacobs we value people . Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. At Jacobs it’s all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane

Req ID: BIA000128