Careers at i-Transport

Our success is built on the skill, dedication and commitment of our staff, which is why recruitment and retention of the right people is at the core of our future business plan.

We are continually looking to recruit high-quality individuals who can satisfy our clients and help our business grow.

Why Work for i-Transport?

Working for us is more than just a job, it’s a platform to develop and cultivate a career you love.

Many of our staff have been with us for years, progressing and growing alongside the Partnership, to secure senior roles within the Practice. Half of our Partners were previously employees.

We are committed to offering future employees those same opportunities to progress and succeed.

i-Transport can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with and learn from an exceptionally talented and experienced team
  • Diverse, interesting and challenging projects for high-profile clients
  • The opportunity to grow and develop, with a clear path to progression
  • An inclusive, friendly and supportive work environment
  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package

Staff Development

At i-Transport we have developed a range of bespoke training programmes designed to meet the unique needs of each employee to ensure their continuing professional and personal development.

They include:

  • Young Professionals Programme
  • Technical Skills Ladder
  • Continuing Development Programme
  • Dedicated Mentoring Programme

Student Placements

Depending on workload and circumstances,  i-Transport offers Student Placements to provide practical employment experience to local students.

Current Vacancies

To meet our ambitious business plan and current workload, we have immediate vacancies across all offices and are always interested to hear from good candidates. If you want to explore a potential career with us, please get in touch.

All CVs should be sent with a covering letter to recruitment@i-transport.co.uk.

Principal Consultant – Basingstoke

We are seeking an experienced candidate with a strong working knowledge of development planning (transport) and with proven project management skills. The successful candidate will offer a good record of managing and developing client relationships and will have around 5 to 10 years’ post-graduate industry experience. As a Principal Consultant, you will take a leading role in managing the transport inputs to a number of development planning projects across the south-east, as well as assisting senior colleagues to deliver solutions on a number of strategic and exiting development opportunities.

Senior Consultant/Transport Planner – Basingstoke

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced candidates with around one to five years’ experience in transport development planning.

Applicants should be degree qualified; have a good understanding of the principles of transport planning; good presentation and technical writing skills and the ability to manage their own time to meet project deadlines.

Senior Consultant/Transport Planner – Leeds

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced candidates with around one to five years’ experience in transport development planning.

Applicants should be degree qualified; have a good understanding of the principles of transport planning; good presentation and technical writing skills and the ability to manage their own time to meet project deadlines. Software skills should preferably include the use of ARCADY, PICADY, TRANSYT and LinSig. Any experience using CAD would be helpful, but this is not essential.

Associate/Associate Partner – Basingstoke

We are looking for an experienced and technically strong Associate or Associate Partner to join our transport planning team in Basingstoke. You will be able to demonstrate significant experience in development planning, combining an excellent knowledge of transport policies and practices with a proven ability to lead the transport aspects of large development projects. The successful candidate will have an ability to communicate well across different audiences and be skilled in forging relationships with colleagues and clients. You would join the Management Team in Basingstoke, and help us to deliver continued year on year growth.

Associate – Manchester

We are looking for an experienced and technically strong Associate to join our transport planning team in Manchester. You will be able to demonstrate significant experience in development planning, combining an excellent knowledge of transport policies and practices with a proven ability to lead the transport aspects of large development projects. The successful candidate will have an ability to communicate well across different audiences and be skilled in forging relationships with colleagues and clients. You would join the Management Team in Manchester, and help us to deliver continued year on year growth.

Consultant – London

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced candidates with around one to three years’ experience in transport development planning. Applicants should be degree qualified; have a good understanding of the principles of transport planning; good presentation and technical writing skills and the ability to manage their own time to meet project deadlines. You will have the opportunity to be part of the ongoing growth of our office in the heart of the City, with an exciting variety of projects across London and the Home Counties.

Graduate Transport Planner – Basingstoke

We are seeking enthusiastic graduates (Transport Planning, Civil Engineering, Geography or other numerate degrees) with an interest in transport planning to assist our senior professionals in delivering development planning projects across the country. This will include:

  • Obtaining, analysing and interpreting traffic and transport data from a range of external sources.
  • Appraising development sites in terms of their accessibility by a range of transport modes.
  • Writing sections of Transport Assessment and Travel Plan reports.
  • Undertaking junction capacity assessments.
  • Undertaking site visits and inputting to masterplan and junction designs.

Training on a wide range of tasks that encompass transport and development planning is also provided.

Graduate Transport Planner – Leeds

We are seeking enthusiastic graduates (Transport Planning, Civil Engineering, Geography or other numerate degrees) with an interest in transport planning to assist our senior professionals in delivering development planning projects across the country. This will include:

  • Obtaining, analysing and interpreting traffic and transport data from a range of external sources.
  • Appraising development sites in terms of their accessibility by a range of transport modes.
  • Writing sections of Transport Assessment and Travel Plan reports.
  • Undertaking junction capacity assessments.
  • Undertaking site visits and inputting to masterplan and junction designs.

Training on a wide range of tasks that encompass transport and development planning is also provided.

  • All junior staff are offered a structured training programme which covers the technical skills and competencies required to be a successful transport planner. The programme is delivered through a series of practical and theory based workshops, on the job experience with senior members of the team, and at annual young professional training events. The Young Professional Programme has allowed me to enhance and develop my skills, knowledge and confidence to undertake a variety of increasingly complex tasks and projects.

    Rachel Stout Graduate (Basingstoke Office)
  • Everyone at i-Transport has a mentor, and I have really benefitted from regular mentoring sessions which have helped me to develop and thrive as an individual in the professional environment.  My mentor has supported me through the early stages of my career providing technical advice, support and opportunities for knowledge sharing

    Ellen Few Graduate (Basingstoke Office)
  • Having joined i-Transport as a graduate transport planner,  the comprehensive on-the-job and targeted training programme provided enabled me to be promoted to a Senior Consultant within 3.5 years. Being based in the London office, I have been given the opportunity to work on a range of projects including strategic housing sites across London and the southeast, brownfield redevelopment in London and a number of state and private school extensions. I am now a mentor to our new graduates, manage my own projects, and have client contacts come directly to me for advice.

    Mel Dobson Senior Consultant (London Office)
  • During my time at i-Transport I have been involved in a wide range of projects including a number of high profile and large scale residential and mixed-use schemes for leading developers across the UK. These projects have proved intellectually challenging due both to their complexity and the level of scrutiny they receive. As a result, I have felt a great sense of achievement in assisting our clients meet their development objectives.

    Jon Wilkinson Principal Consultant (Manchester Office)

If you are hard working and enthusiastic then we need your skills to build our business and satisfy our clients’ needs.

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