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Senior Tunnelling Engineer


Birmingham, United Kingdom

Based in our expanding and recently refurbished Birmingham office, we have a dedicated tunnelling team working on a number of major projects across both the UK and abroad including Thames Tideway Central Contract, which is the largest and most prestigious construction contract for the Tideway scheme.

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 core tunnelling business with the appointment of a Senior Engineer within the tunnelling team. We offer the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most challenging tunnelling 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 core team in Birmingham. This is a challenging role involving the technical delivery of complex tunnelling 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 projects, and carry out detailed designs in accordance with Eurocodes.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must be able to design concrete and/or steel structures as part of a tunnelling project.

Experience of working as part of a team of engineers and CAD technicians to deliver design packages on time and to budget.

The candidate must hold a minimum qualification of BEng or similar, preferably in a Civil or Structural Engineering discipline.

The candidate must be working towards chartered Engineer status, as a member of a professional body (eg MICE).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience of designing concrete and steelwork to Eurocodes.

Experience of using industry standard FE analysis software (LUSAS)

Experience in modelling soil-structure interaction using industry standard software (PLAXIS 3D).

Experience of working on tunnelling projects.


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