Senior / Principal Transport Planner

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.


We are seeking to appoint a Senior / Principal Transport Planner to support our transport planning team in the south of England - in particular in our well established London office and other offices around the UK.

Our clients typically include housing and commercial developers, local authorities, highway authorities, architects, town-planners and other professionals. Your work will be varied and will include preparation of Transport Assessments, Travel Plans and other development related transport reports. You will also help mentor and support junior staff and will be proactive in keeping up to date with current practices, guidelines etc. in our field. You will undertake site visits as required.

The role will also involve some client liaison, such as attending meetings and assisting with work winning through preparing fee proposals.Full support will be provided on a day-to-day basis by an experienced transport planning professional.

Skills Knowledge and Experience

We are looking for a keen, progressive and versatile individual with a genuine interest in transport consultancy. You will have experience working in the industry and your experience will ideally include:

  • Producing Transport Assessments and Travel Plans
  • Analysing, collating and interpreting data
  • Knowledge of highway design principles
  • An ability to use AutoCAD and GIS software
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Software packages such as TRICS, Junctions 9 and LinSIG
  • Previous UK work experience
  • An understanding of the UK planning process and how your work fits into that
  • Some experience of developing and maintaining client relationships would be advantageous

Above all, we are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • Drive to succeed and a willingness to get involved
  • Excellent communication skills, confidence to liaise with clients and team members
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, reports and drawings
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a skilled multi-disciplinary team
  • Knowledge of the application of transport modelling software


Degree or Masters in a relevant subject (e.g. transport planning, town planning, civil engineering, geography)

Professional Accreditation, such as MCIHT, MICE, TPA

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by

For more information on our company, please visit our website. To apply, please click apply to submit your CV and cover letter on the Careers section of our website.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tetra Tech is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are veryhappy to discuss flexible working for this role, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, or compressed hours. We can offer a range of solutions to help you to get the most out of your work / life balance.

Tetra Tech
East London, England, UK