Calibre Search are currently assisting a highly respected consultancy to appoint a Senior Consultant for their Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering teams in their Melbourne office. This is a great role for someone who has sound traffic engineering and/or transport planning capabilities and is ready to take on more project responsibilities and build their industry profile. The role will be focused on delivering the following type of projects:

Traffic Engineering

  • LXRA
  • Major retail/shopping centres
  • Large infill residential

Transport planning

  • DoT pop up bike lanes
  • Council ITS / Parking Precinct Plan
  • Suburban Rail


Specific activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Directors in achieving overall corporate objectives
  • Preparation of fee proposals and scoping of jobs
  • Preparation of development impact assessments
  • Complex technical analysis of traffic flows and assessment of mitigation measures
  • Preparation and delivery of traffic engineering and transport planning reports
  • Presentation at public meetings
  • Presentation of expert testimony at Panel hearings
  • Undertaking road safety audits and blackspot assessments
  • Schematic design of road and parking layouts
  • Building, calibrating, analysing and auditing both simple and complex models of transport networks / road systems
  • Managing priorities and workloads to deliver on time and budget

Essential requirements

  • Completion of a tertiary degree in civil engineering or other related area. Post graduate qualifications desirable.
  • Experience in traffic engineering and/or transport planning including project management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • High level of mathematical skills

What our client will offer you…

  • The chance to be part of a close knit team where your opinions and input is sought
  • Opportunity to work with senior team on complex projects
  • To develop your project management skills and diverse project exposure
  • Great office culture and benefits

More about the firm

With offices nationwide, the consultancy is a well-respected and successful specialist firm involved in the traffic and transport discipline. They have steadily built a modelling/analytics capability and brand recognition in the fields of strategic transport planning, public transport and business case/economics advisory fields. 

The firm offers a supportive environment and a professional development program that allows their employees to develop skills in relation to their desired career pathway. These include technical expertise, team builder/leadership and client development.