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Senior Tunnel Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Role

In general the function of the Senior Engineer is to support the Tunnel Engineering Manager in the engineering management of the tunnel drive. In particular this will consist of:

 

  • Assisting with the preparation of tunnelling procedures for TBM tunnels
  • Assisting with the management of the works associated with the ground movement assessments and associated mitigation measures
  • Mange the implementation of the DTAP process including running the SRG meetings
  • Providing stand in cover for the Engineering Manager The role will report to the Tunnel Engineering Manager.

 

 

Role Responsibility

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop the DTAP process, including the procedure for the management of SRG meetings, the relevant escalation process and the production of the DTAP sheets. Managing the implementation of the process, including running the SRG meetings, and contributing to the technical review of ground movements from the tunnelling works
  • Assisting in the management of the production of tunnelling specific documentation to enable works to start on time
  • Working with the tunnel management software supplier to ensure that outputs are sufficient.
  • Providing tunnelling input into settlement mitigation works required along the route and ensuring that any constraints or requirements are captured in the DTAP process.
  • Being the focal point between the various 3rd parties / utilities teams and the tunnel delivery team, ensuring that 3rd party approvals are actioned.
  • Having an input into the drafting of the Monitoring Action Plans and input into other engineering management documentation for the various tunnel drives.
  • Ensuring that engineering aspects of tunnel management are captured in the programme
  • Engineering review / sign off of technical submissions

The Ideal Candidate

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Engineering degree, preferably chartered – or working towards
  • Project management experience
  • Tunnelling experience necessary

SCS Railways

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