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Junior Traffic Modeller

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Type

Entry Level Jobs

Location

Auckland

Industry

Transportation, Government

Published

3 weeks ago

Application Open

31st Oct 2019 12:00am

Application Close

21st Nov 2019 12:00am

Junior Traffic Modeller

  • Auckland Central location
  • Permanent Full-time Position x2
  • Transport your modelling career!

Here at Auckland Transport we have a clear vision - to deliver transport choices to get you where you want, when you want. We are passionate about making Auckland a truly liveable city and are committed to creating a transport system that makes our city a better place to live, work and play!

We are seeking to fill two graduate or junior modeller positions, one focussed on traffic modelling and one on travel demand modelling. These opportunities will report to the Auckland Forecasting Centre, which manages the region’s traffic and transport models.

These roles will assist in applying and maintaining the Auckland region’s traffic models and assist in providing multi-modal modelling information and services that meet the planning, operational and infrastructure delivery needs of Auckland.

Key Functions of the role will include:
  • Maintaining and applying transport and traffic models and databases. 
  • Undertaking transport monitoring as required 
  • Providing modelling information and services for:
    • Development of network and corridor plans for modelling input;
    • Coding traffic and operations designs;
    • PT service coding and checking;
    • Application of models and checking results
    • Assisting with the evaluation of project proposals
  • Ensuring appropriate specification and interpretation of modelling results to support the team.
  • Ensuring that traffic models are up to date and maintained.

Other key requirements for the role include:
  • 1-3 years’ experience in transport demand and/or traffic modelling
  • Experience in demand modelling and/or traffic modelling applications
  • Experience in GIS support or related field, such as land use, transport planning, advantageous
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of transport planning and systems and urban planning policies\
  • Experience in use of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint, VBA, Python skills desirable.

At Auckland Transport, we are committed to our staff and making AT a great place to work - we offer:
  • Flexible working including flexible start and finish times and working from home opportunities
  • Modern office environment
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Paid parental and partner leave
  • Professional development and training
  • Diverse projects and ability to work with multi-disciplinary co-workers
  • A supportive, high performing team environment
  • Opportunity for greater leadership and accountability, the authority and autonomy to make lasting decisions
  • Study assistance
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits
  • Professional memberships

This is an exciting opportunity to join the organisation that is tasked with delivering a world-class transport network that enables its communities to maximise their economic, cultural and social activities. If you have the skills that we are looking for and want to be part of our story, then we want to hear from you. APPLY NOW!

At Auckland Transport, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where people come first, and we feel safe, respected, valued and supported, regardless of our differences.  We also support flexible working that meets the needs of our people and the business, so please talk to us about how we could make this role flexible for you.

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