Industry focus: Traffic & transport career pathways


Planned Resources recruit across the niche markets of planning, engineering, architecture and design, property, and government support. We operate​ across private and public sectors in Melbourne, Victoria, and Australia. 

In our industry focussed series, Russell Locke chats to Kirsty Kelly, CEO of the national association for traffic and transport professionals, AITPM.

They discuss the variety of professions and career pathways across the traffic & transport sector, including:

  • 00:00 Introduction & AITPM
  • 02:20 Transport professions & how to get into the industry
  • 04:15 Tips on how to show interest in your chosen field
  • 05:28 Industry focus on decarbonisation & active travel
  • 07:34 Career specialisations & pathways
  • 09:10 Predictions on future focus & growth areas
  • 13:49 The impacts of Covid & the future pipeline of projects
  • 15:49 Transferrable skills: Working across states & overseas
  • 17:10 How to engage the industry & increase networks

For more about AITPM visit,


Russell Locke, Director

Russell established Planned Resources in 2010 and continues to work in the business as both Director and recruiter.


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