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Tunnel Engineer

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

Job Introduction

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. 

Role Responsibility

  • 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

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