Principal Transport Engineer


Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

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Your Impact

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

A new position exists within our Transport Planning team now in Sydney due to continued growth and expansion. Our team of 15 staff are responsible for supporting our NSW region on projects such as Sydney Metro West and Warringah Freeway Upgrade. We are seeking a Principal Transport Engineer who will be given the opportunity to drive the technical and project delivery of civil engineering projects and large strategic consulting and design projects across NSW. A key focus will be to position Jacobs at the front end of key multidisciplinary transport projects, driving new and repeat business through successful performance and delivery of projects. #APMETransport #ANZTransport #ANZTransportPlanning

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Here’s What You’ll Need

You should have experience in transport planning and have a Degree (or approved equivalent) in a related discipline. Additionally, you should have

  • Extensive knowledge and breadth of traffic and transport engineering/planning concepts and tasks
  • Extensive understanding of the interfaces between transport planning, traffic engineering and transport modelling
  • Extensive experience in traffic operations and capacity analysis
  • Strong understanding of principles informing road design concepts and development
  • Demonstrated project management skills on multi-disciplinary projects
  • Extensive communications skills
  • Extensive understanding of technical standards for design, construction and maintenance
  • Extensive working knowledge of the local environment, relevant industry, particularly working within the New South Wales Transport Sector

Jacobs. A World where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

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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.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

  • Seniority level

    Not Applicable

  • Employment type


  • Job function

    Engineering and Information Technology

  • Industries

    Civil Engineering, Design, and Information Technology and Services