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Tunnelling Engineer (Senior / Principal)


Madrid, Spain

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

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We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary
At AECOM we deliver a wide range of projects, from client based delivery through to the detailed design for Design and Construct contractors. We pride ourselves on our technical excellence, offering buildable and safe design solutions on high profile challenging projects.

We are actively looking to expand our tunnelling and ground business with the appointment of a Senior/Principal Engineer within the tunnelling team. We offer the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most challenging tunnelling and geotechnical projects. Career progression and employee development are key to AECOM's success. We provide the necessary support and opportunity for our team members to grow and improve their technical ability.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to manage and further develop with our team in Madrid. This is a challenging role involving the technical delivery of complex tunnelling and geotechnical projects and will require a range of skills including technical excellence, innovative delivery and best value. The role will also give the individual the opportunity to gain experience of design management, working to budgets and programme requirements to help them develop for more senior roles in the future.

You will need to demonstrate experience of working as part of a multi-discipline team delivering tunnelling and geotechnical projects, in relationship with other geographies, and carry out detailed designs in accordance with Spanish codes, AASHTO / ACI / ASTM, Eurocodes.

Minimum Requirements
·Civil or Mining Master Engineer (minimum 15 years of experience)
·Tunnel engineering experience (TBM, NATM, constructive methods, design, drawings, specifications, …)
·Geotechnical engineering experience
·International experience
·Client relationship experience
- General knowledge of: GEOSLOPE, ROCSCIENCE, FLAC, PHASE2, GTS, FINE (GEO5).
- AutoCAD, Excel, Presto.
·Codes / Standards: Spanish codes, AASHTO / ACI /ASTM, Eurocodes.
·Languages: English (Advanced), French (positively valued).

Preferred Qualifications
·Team managing. Teambuilding.
·Planning. Delivery assurance.
·Client relationship.
·Assuming responsibilities.
·Economic sensitivity.
·Availability to travel and work for specific short and medium periods of time in other countries.

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.


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