Graduate Job
2017 Graduate Transport Modeller
at Mott MacDonald

Employer: Mott MacDonald

Job Profile

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click on the Find Out More button to apply with your application.

Our award-winning graduate programme will give you the experience and technical knowledge you need to progress your career. You will join our accredited professional development scheme, which will enable you to gain chartered status with the Transport Planning Society (TPS) or Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT)). You’ll receive the training you need and will be assigned a mentor, who will guide you to meet the objectives of your professional training agreement. Our unique upGRADe tool allows you to effectively track and plan your personal and professional development online.
You will enrol onto the Mott MacDonald Academy, a four- year development programme which runs alongside your professional development scheme. The programme introduces you to key business and commercial competencies, helping you to drive your career forward with Mott MacDonald.

We understand that every person’s ambitions are unique to them therefore we have a vast library of e-learning courses available.
As well as all of that we also offer a competitive salary; biannual salary reviews for your first three years; contributory pension; flexible benefits scheme; and a variety of subsidised sports and social activities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description 

We are looking for a graduate transport modeller to join our team in both our Southampton and Liverpool office. Our graduate transport modellers help develop safe and efficient transport networks, which are key to creating a successful economy, and helping to build solutions for many global challenges, including climate change and population growth. We are working both in the UK and internationally to help create traffic models for new road, rail, and public transport services on behalf of local and national governments. We use the latest technology to carry out assessments, build transport models and undertake economic assessments.

Typical daily tasks could include: 

  • Processing traffic count data to provide inputs for a traffic model or data for environmental specialists
  • Reviewing planning documents to extract inputs required for a traffic model
  • Building or expanding existing traffic model networks
  • Comparing different model outputs and drawing conclusions of the effectiveness of the options assessed
  • Undertaking economic assessment of travel time savings, accident numbers or traffic management schemes
  • Completing sections of reports describing the methodology adopted and results obtained 

Candidate Specification

We are looking for numerate, flexible, and motivated graduates with a genuine passion for transport, and a desire to make a difference in the world. If this describes you, apply today to launch your career at Mott MacDonald.

To apply for this scheme, you will have less than 12 months experience and have achieved, or are expected to achieve, a 2.1 or above in one of the following degree disciplines: 

  • Transport related degree
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Civil engineering
  • Geography

We are looking for graduates with the following characteristics: 

  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
  • Excellent written communication and attention to detail, and able to demonstrate good report writing.
  • GIS skills would be useful but not essential

Essential Information

30 March 2017
Southampton and Liverpool

Job Type:

Full Time (Graduate Job)

Application Process:

To apply online, please click on the Find Out More button below.

Contact Details


Graduate Recruitment - 020 8774 2084

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