Senior Transport Planner – Edison Park, Swindon

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Transport Planner to join an established multi-disciplinary consultancy that has been trading for over 30 years. Our working environment is friendly and team orientated, with a culture that encourages fresh ideas, enthusiasm and provides opportunities for progression.

On a day-to-day basis you will be involved with the preparation of a variety of technical reports, including Transport Statements and Assessments to support planning applications for a range of land uses, from minor projects through to major development, nationwide.

Reporting to an Associate Director, you will play a key role, managing projects and leading the technical work required throughout their lifecycle. You will be expected to confidently liaise with clients, council officers and other Design Team Members.

You will represent Cole Easdon on-site visits and in meetings (subject to any COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time).

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent numeracy, oral communication and written English skills
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant work experience
  • A relevant Bachelor or Masters degree (in a subject such as Geography, Transport Planning or Civil Engineering)
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload
  • An excellent understanding of transport planning fundamentals and the planning process
  • Proficient in the preparation of Transport Assessments/Statements, Travel Plans and Technical Notes
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of junction modelling software and proficient in the interpretation of results
  • Competent in the use of TRICS and TEMPRO
  • A full UK driving licence


Desirable Skills

  • Experienced in the use of junction modelling software
  • Experienced in the use of AutoCAD and AutoTrack


In return, Cole Easdon offers a comprehensive employee package including competitive salary, personal pension contributions, private healthcare, free on-site parking, casual dress (when appropriate), payment of a professional membership subscription, social events and performance-related bonuses. There will also be opportunities to work from home.

If invited to interview, you will be required to provide examples of your work and carry out a short task to demonstrate the quality of your written work.

If you think you have the skills required for this position, please forward your CV to Ewa Szuster ( with the subject line reading ‘Senior Transport Planner, Swindon – [Insert Name]’.  Please include current or most recent salary and salary expectations.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.  Agency fees will not be paid if terms have not been agreed and the same candidate approaches us directly.