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Traffic Engineer

Transport Planning
Europe Region

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. For more than 70 years, we have helped bring to life groundbreaking projects across the globe.

We are truly global, and our 15,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants around the world delivering innovative projects with creativity and passion. We have over 600 staff working in Ireland based in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick.


Traffic Engineer


We are seeking suitably qualified personnel for a wide range of challenging transportation projects in our Cork Office at One Albert Quay. The successful candidate will have a Level 8 Engineering degree (or equivalent). They will have proven planning and design experience in urban street projects.


Introduction to Arup’s Transportation Team:

The Transportation team provides a mix of Transport Planning and Transport Engineering services to both public and private clients. Our transport planning services include master planning services for cities, towns, large scale campuses and new developments feasibility including traffic modelling, traffic impact assessments and mobility management planning. Our transport engineering services include the preliminary and detailed design for urban road and street projects, including public transport priority schemes, cycle schemes, public ream schemes as well as providing traffic engineering support to major highway schemes.

Our core clients include local authorities, the National Transport Authority and Transport Infrastructure Ireland and the team’s delivery vision is to enhance our urban areas in corporation with our client partners to provide for the sustainable growth in transport.


Successful Candidate:
The successful candidate will need to work as part of multi-disciplinary project teams and have experience with Local Authority/ National Transport Authority design requirements. In addition, experience in some of the following areas would be required:
•    Transportation Assessments;
•    Development planning;
•    Urban Street Design (including a good understanding of the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets, The Traffic Signs Manual, the National Cycle Manual etc..);
•    Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS);
•    Traffic Modelling Software (i.e. LINSIG, Junctions 9, VISSIM, etc..);
•    Mobility Management Planning ;
•    Masterplan Studies;
•    Highway Geometric Design including the Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) Publications (formerly the DMRB);
•    Stakeholder Management; and
•    Project Presentation


Your key responsibilities will include:
•    Be responsible for the delivery of project solutions;
•    Liaise with clients and other design teams;
•    Manage the delivery of design drawings, supporting transportation analysis and the preparation of reports
•    Manage sub-consultants and other in-house Arup discipline teams;


What to expect at Arup 
We offer a multicultural and informal international working environment where you can develop professionally by being part of a team of professionals who enjoy what they do:
•    Be part of a company with a strong corporate culture committed to its values and aims: quality of work, holistic approach, humane organization, straight and honorable dealings, social usefulness and reasonable prosperity
•    Short, long or educational assignments at Arup’s offices and projects anywhere in the world
•    Continuous training and professional development that will allow you to adapt to the growing needs of our clients being in the midst of the digital transformation
•    Employees at Arup are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme, dependent on the firm’s financial performance. Competitive performance based salary growth
•    We offer a flexible Friday scheme. We are open to candidates seeking a more flexible working week including flexible start/finish times, planned working from home and offer the ability to purchase additional leave.


Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact. 


Shape your time with us
At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role. 


In light of the current coronavirus (COVID) we are continuously and frequently reviewing our recruitment and onboarding processes. The health and safety of our candidates, employees, and community is our top priority. We will be conducting any interviews via video conference and other digital collaboration tools during this time. As a firm, we will continuously adapt our approach in line with any government guidelines and regulations as this situation develops.

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