Transport Planners






Job description

M-EC is a privately-owned multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancy company, operating nationally from our two offices. We serve both private and public sector clients including residential, commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, education and healthcare.

We operate on a national basis with offices in Brighton and Leicester. We are growing our existing team based at our headquarters in Leicestershire but also looking to add to our Brighton office, therefore we have the same vacancy at both locations. We are flexible with regards to hybrid working.

We are seeking to expand our Transport Planning team, and are looking for Transport Planners to join us. This is a fantastic opportunity for driven and passionate individuals to join a busy, growing team; providing transport access solutions to help unlock development sites and deliver successful outcomes for our clients.
There is flexibility with some hybrid working around site, team and office commitments.

So, if you are looking for an exciting opportunity to expand your capabilities and develop your skills, knowledge and experience, then this could be the perfect move for you!

Part-Time working would be considered.



Key role responsibilities:

  • Undertake Transport Statements, Assessments and Travel Plans to support planning applications for various private sector clients;
  • Liaise with clients, colleagues and statutory bodies including Planning Authorities and Highway Authorities, to ensure efficient progress with project commissions;
  • Help to deliver excellent customer service;
  • Undertake junction assessments using industry standard software including JUNCTIONS, LINSIG and TRICS; and
  • Follow a continued professional development/programme of training and achieve a minimum of 12 days continuing professional development (CPD) per year.

Key skills, experience and attributes required:

  • A minimum qualification of a degree or degree level – ideally in Geography, Environmental Management or Transport Planning;
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint specifically) and have strong analytical skills;
  • Either have or are working towards professional membership with CIHT;
  • Organised and methodical with a keen eye for quality and the ability to solve problems effectively;
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team, and have the necessary skills and experience to work under pressure to deadlines and budgets;
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude, pro-active approach and desire to develop a career in the field of Transportation, with development support; 
  • Experience using AutoCAD and Transport Software (i.e. JUNCTIONS, LINSIG, TRICS); and
  • Someone who will engage in our positive health and safety culture, notifying the company of any potentials risk to your, or your colleagues, health, safety, and wellbeing whilst at work. Cooperate with the company by following processes and training provided on health and safety.

Salary will be dependent on the level of expertise you have in some or all of these areas, so regardless of your level of experience we have a career opportunity for you.


Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join M-EC, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you'll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days' annual leave, plus a day off for your birthday, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance, EAP scheme, and a paid annual professional institution membership fee, you can view more here.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting opportunity then we would like to hear from you.

M-EC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Please complete the above application form and include with a copy of your CV when you apply.  


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If you have any questions regarding this job opportunity, please call our head office on 01530 264753 or email