Transport Economist


The Opportunity

Stantec has a reputable and well-established Transport Team spread right across the UK and we are currently seeking enthusiastic and experienced Transport Economists / Planners to join us. These roles are across all grades and can be based close to any of our UK offices.

Our team is fortunate to work with excellent clients on some of the UK’s most exciting transport projects. Our client-focused and result-driven approach has enhanced our reputation as one of the leading Transport teams in the UK and we are now looking to strengthen and grow the team further.

You will have the opportunity to work across a range of high-profile transport projects, including; major scheme appraisals, business cases and developing transport strategies.

You will have the opportunity for career progression and personal development, through the delivery of high value quality services to influential clients.


Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and/or supporting a range of transport economics and planning projects across the UK;
  • Undertaking and supporting transport appraisals and business cases to inform investment decisions;
  • Leading and/or supporting the development of local, regional and national transport strategies;
  • Conducting research and analysing data to support transport projects;
  • Project management - delivering projects to time and budget; and
  • Preparing fee proposals and tenders.


The ideal candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, who has a degree / higher level qualification ideally in Transport Planning, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Operational Research or equivalent.

You will be highly numerate with excellent report writing skills. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to advise both internal and external stakeholders at all levels. You will have a keen interest in keeping up to date with developments in transport planning and economics.

From our side, we can offer you continuous opportunities to develop and progress your career, a great learning culture and working environment, flexible hours, a competitive benefits package and much more. 

About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 22,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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