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.

Our Graduate Development Programme

At i-Transport we fully invest in our graduates, who we see as the future leaders of the business. We have tailored a comprehensive Graduate Development Programme that combines the training, experience, support and encouragement necessary to kick start a rising career.

Our development programme covers technical and soft skills, and professional accreditation. The key elements are:

Mentor

You will have an experienced mentor who will support you through regular one-to-one sessions and using our bespoke training matrix. As you progress through the business you will have the opportunity to become a mentor.

Project Experience

You will get involved in a wide range of project work from day one, and will work directly with highly experienced senior members of staff, including attending site visits and meetings.

CPD

We will support your continued professional seminars on the hot topics in the sector.

Appraisals

We hold annual appraisals with six-monthly reviews to identify performance objectives and competencies/skills for development.

Technical Development

Through on-the-job teaching and any appropriate transport planning software training.

In House Training

You will join our workshop series that spans your first two years and covers the keys areas of knowledge.

External Courses

You will be invited to attend the popular 20-week lecture series ‘Principles of Traffic and Transport’ and relevant external training courses.

Professional Qualification

All our graduates are supported towards a relevant and recognised professional qualification, including full financial and development support; we are stakeholder members of the Transport Planning Society (TPS) which allows us participate in the Society’s structured training and qualification programme (i.e. PDS and TPP) and members of staff are trained as PDS mentors.

Young Professional Day

We hold a practice-wide annual professional training day which will include sessions relating to the running of the business, project case studies, and the development of soft skills.

Social Activities

The bond between our team, within your office and across the practice, is very important to us, and this is encouraged through regular social events – recently we have arranged team activities including walking treasure hunts, escape rooms, darts, mini golf, a high-speed rib ride on the Thames, softball in the park, meals out, and charity days – we are always open to new suggestions!

Current Vacancies

We are seeking enthusiastic transport planners, with 1-3 years’ experience in the transport industry, to join our growing team and 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; and
  • Undertaking site visits and inputting to masterplan and junction designs.

Applicants should:

  • Be degree qualified in a relevant field with a genuine interest in transport planning;
  • Have an understanding of the principles of transport planning;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Good presentation and technical writing skills; and
  • the ability to manage their own time to meet deadlines.

The role provides an opportunity for candidates to be involved in a number of diverse development transportation related projects, varying in scale and nature ensuring an interesting workload.

Training is offered to all of our staff, including a bespoke mentoring programme and professional membership subscription.

Location: Manchester

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Contract: Full-time permanent

We are seeking an enthusiastic graduate, with an interest in working in the transport industry, to join our growing team and assist our senior professionals in delivering development planning projects across the country. This will include:

  • Using AutoCAD to undertake swept path analysis and prepare simple highway designs;
  • Obtaining and overlaying boundary and land title information;
  • Commissioning data collection;
  • Preparing technical figures and using GIS to contribute to Transport Assessments;
  • Analysing and interpreting traffic and transport data;
  • Preparing junction capacity assessments; and
  • Undertaking site visits and inputting into junction designs.

Applicants should:

  • Be degree qualified in a relevant field with a genuine interest in transport planning;
  • Have an understanding of the principles of transport planning;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Good presentation and attention to detail; and
  • The ability to manage their own time to meet deadlines.

The role provides an opportunity for candidates to be involved in a number of diverse development transportation related projects, varying in scale and nature ensuring an interesting workload.

Comprehensive training is offered to all of our staff to equip you with the tools necessary for a successful and rewarding career in the transport industry, including a bespoke mentoring programme and participation in the  Transport Planning Society’s accredited ‘Professional Development Scheme’.

Location: Basingstoke or London

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Contract: Full-time permanent – immediate start

We are seeking enthusiastic graduates, with an interest in working in the transport industry, to join our growing team and 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;
  • Overviewing and interpreting transport and planning policy;
  • Preparing technical figures and using GIS to contribute to Transport Assessments;
  • Writing sections of Transport Assessment and Travel Plan reports;
  • Preparing junction capacity assessments; and
  • Undertaking site visits and inputting into masterplan and junction designs.

Applicants should:

  • Be degree qualified in a relevant field with a genuine interest in transport planning;
  • Have an understanding of the principles of transport planning;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • Good presentation and technical writing skills; and
  • The ability to manage their own time to meet deadlines.

The role provides an opportunity for candidates to be involved in a number of diverse development transportation related projects, varying in scale and nature ensuring an interesting workload.

Comprehensive training is offered to all of our staff to equip you with the tools necessary for a successful and rewarding career in the transport industry, including a bespoke mentoring programme and participation in the  Transport Planning Society’s accredited ‘Professional Development Scheme’.

Location: Basingstoke or London

Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package

Contract: Full-time permanent – immediate start

To apply for one of the above positions please send your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@i-transport.co.uk, stating which role and location which you are applying for.

If you require any additional information about our vacancies then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

 

  • 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)
  • 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 Principal Consultant (London Office)
  • 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)
  • 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 Principal Consultant (London 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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