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Senior Transport Modeler


Posted on January 15, 2020

10 - 11 years Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Other(Other). Any Nationality

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At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. What drives you drives us as we work to build a better world together. At Jacobs, every day is an opportunity to make the world better, more connected, more sustainable. We re powered by more than 50,000 people across the globe who deliver innovative scientific, technical, professional and program-management solutions for public and private clients around the world
Our people improve lives and connect communities through transformative transport, water, built environment and power projects. We are innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. Visit www.jacobs.com to see how you can make a difference. Across our company, across our offices, across the world, we re continually challenging today to reinvent tomorrow.
About the opportunity
Our People & Places Line of business has access to 35,000 professionals across the globe. Our team of engineers, designers and planners work to deliver projects in Transport Planning, Roads, Rail, Bridges, Project Management, Security Services, Building Structures & Services and Asset Management Planning.
An opportunity has arisen to be part of a world class rail project in the UAE and based in Abu Dhabi. Work is scheduled to last through to 2023.
Jacobs are delivering critical technical and programme consulting services for the freight and passenger railway network. Jacobs are delivering engineering and design services for the network, in addition to reviewing and providing critical oversight for detailed designs, which will be prepared by design and build (D&B) contractors. Jacobs will also provide construction supervision services for the development.
Project: The 1,200km railway network is being built in stages to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, as well as to form a vital part of the wider Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) railway network.
The Senior Transport Modeler will contribute to ongoing projects including Etihad Rail and various large scale upcoming prospects in Abu Dhabi.
Expected to work closely with the Project Manager, Technical modelling Experts and the Middle East Transport Planning team which consists of around 25 transport planners, modelers and traffic engineers.
Competent and skilled modeler/ model developer with experience in large scale strategic models.
Client facing with good technical, communication and management skills.
Flexible and happy to travel in the Middle East region if required.
UAE, Abu Dhabi based.
Capable of leading large scale modelling projects/ tasks and managing/ training a small team.
Capable of working closely with demanding clients and stakeholders.
Dedicated and hardworking with aspiration to further develop their modeling career within Jacobs.
Will be part of the global Jacobs modelling Community of Practice to exchange ideas, solutions and keep up with modelling progress and development globally.
Key requirements for the role:
Hold a relevant first degree and preferably a higher degree in transport planning or appropriate science.
Minimum 10 years technical experience in strategic transport planning/ modelling projects.
Master s Degree is desirable, however, we will consider good qualification with good modelling experience.
Proven experience of using CUBE (or VISUM) transport modelling software.
Proven capability in data analysis.
Evidence of being able to deliver diligently to an agreed scope of work and to time and budget requirements.
Middle East experience is desirable and particularly in Abu Dhabi on STEAM Model. Experience in developing other strategic models such as VISUM will be considered.
Why Jacobs
We reflect our clients diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.
One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You ll have access to several employee benefits including comprehensive private medical insurance, flexible work arrangements, annual airfare allowance, interest free housing loans and access to monthly social events or community involvement programs.
It s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand Apply online by clicking on the link.
Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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