Transport Engineer

As a transport engineer, you plan and develop transport systems to improve infrastructure efficiency and the cost-effectiveness of moving people and freight. 

You may be involved in designing highways, railroads, urban transit, air transportation, logistical supply systems and their terminals. 

Transport Engineer


  • Salary 
  • National and international work opportunities
  • Professional role
  • Working in an office and outdoor settings 
  • Technical work 
  • Working with others 

A typical day may involve:

  • assessing present and future travel flow patterns by considering population increases and changes
  • designing the physical aspects of transportation systems

It helps to be good at:

  • planning and managing projects 
  • communicating clearly 
  • planning for various scenarios
  • solving problems
  • analytical thinking 

Qualifications/pathway options:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (4 years)


  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (4 years)

You may be able to work in:

  • Transport
  • Construction
  • Aviation
  • Traffic Management 

Related Roles

  • Engineering manager 

  • Civil engineer

  • Structural engineer


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