In general, the Tunnel Engineer's position is to support the tunnel technical services team in preparation for tunnelling, both TBM and SCL. In particular this will consist of:
- Assisting with the preparation of tunnelling procedures for both TBM and SCL tunnels
- Assisting with the management of the works associated with the ground movement assessments and associated mitigation measures
The role will report to the Lead Tunnel Engineering Manager.
Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.
- Assisting with the development of the DTAP process, including the procedure for the management of SRG meetings, the relevant escalation process and the production of the DTAP sheets.
- 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
- · Engineering Degree/HNC or similar in a construction discipline
- -Tunneling construction or tunnel engineering ·
- Good understanding of tunnelling processes and geotechnical principles,
- SCL tunnelling knowledge
- · Knowledge of construction techniques and best practice · Understanding of Engineering Principles
- · Computer competence (MS Word, Excel).
- · Technical knowledge of computer assisted design (CAD) software