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Principal Transport Planner

Brisbane, Queensland

Permanent, Full-Time

Calibre is partnering with a multinational firm to appoint a Principal Transport Planner for their Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering teams in their Queensland office. It is a highly respected consultancy that specialise in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services.


Primary responsibilities

In the role of Principal Transport Planner, you will be responsible for:

  • Support the Transport Planning Lead to develop and grow the transport planning discipline, including project delivery, team development and business development

  • Manage and provide technical leadership for feasibility studies, options analyses, business cases and route planning projects, in conjunction with technical professionals and other disciplines

  • Participate in transport planning and concept design development work sessions in conjunction with appropriate technical professionals and other disciplines

  • Establish, develop and maintain client relationships and coordinate marketing, contractual, design and production meetings

  • Present technical papers on projects and technical specialties

  • Provide technical direction to other relevant professionals and undertake coaching and mentoring

  • Prepare expressions of interest and tender submissions, and undertake transport planning business development

  • Perform other duties as needed

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or a related field

  • Registered Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) or equivalent professional registration

  • Eligible for Chartered membership of Engineers Australia or equivalent professional membership

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience, predominantly in transport planning

  • Significant experience in analysis and design of transport related studies and projects

  • Multi-modal and/or roads focused technical experience

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver the client’s terms of reference

  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred qualifications

  • Preferred - Project management experience, encompassing administrative, commercial and technical aspects in delivering within project-based budgets and timelines

  • Preferred – Demonstrated ability to collaboratively lead small technical project and/or organisational teams

Apply Now

If you are interested in this role, please apply below. 
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