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Jacobs Senior Transport Modeller in Wokingham, United Kingdom

Senior Transport Modeller


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers offull-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial,commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovateand create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatestconsultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

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

Jacobs Transport Consultancy discipline has an enviable reputation inthe UK as a result of our extensive portfolio of high profile projects. Ourprojects involve working with various major clients in the transport industry,including local authorities, private sector, and government, throughout the UKand Ireland.

We wish to recruit an experienced Senior Transport Modeller tocomplement our current team in Winnersh (Reading). You will become part of a respectedand ambitious team, and the role will provide every opportunity for you to makeyour mark and influence the continuing sustainable growth of Jacobs in the UKand Ireland.

Primary Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Transport Modeller you will be involved in delivering a widerange of transportation projects, for various high profile clients across theUK and Ireland. In order for you to fulfil this role you must have knowledgeand experience using industry standard modelling packages and recognised transportappraisal techniques.

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


Essential Criteria:

  • A numerate degree in a relevant subject for example Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Geography or Economics

  • Significant experience as a Transport Modeller for road traffic and/or public transport studies with the ability to contribute to the success of a range of high profile transport projects

  • Detailed practical proficiency working with macroscopic transport modelling software (e.g. SATURN, VISUM, CUBE) and/or microsimulation software (e.g. VISSIM, Paramics)

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

  • Numerate with excellent data analysis skills. Competency in data analysis packages, such as Excel/Access

  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis and reports using data from transport models and scheme appraisal techniques

Desirable Criteria:

  • MSc in a relevant Transport discipline

  • Experience in statistical analysis packages / programming languages (e.g. R, SQL, VBA, Python)

  • Knowledge and experience of GIS software e.g. MapInfo

  • Have achieved, or be working towards Chartered Engineer or other relevant professional e.g. CIHT, TPP, CEng

  • Experience of project and client management, covering programme, resources, finance and quality control.

  • Track record of successfully mentoring and developing junior colleagues and sharing technical knowledge.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring- ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero byputting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everythingwe do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM andWISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs youwill have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion anddiversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible workingor reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline PersonnelSecurity Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo variouschecks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History andCriminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria,then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safetyand wellbeing of all.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Wokingham

Req ID: BIA000029