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Job Title
Principal Tunnel Engineer
London, UK
Key Requirements
Must be a chartered engineer preferably with MICE or MIStructE.

Job Description

Our client, a tunnelling specialist firm with in-depth experience in civil, structural and geotechnical engineering , requires a high-calibre Chartered Civil Engineer, with a proven track record in heavy civils, shaft and tunnel design. The role demands strong communication and interpersonal skills including project management and client liaison. The role will involve detailed design of various tunnelling schemes in the UK and overseas. The projects vary in size from utility tunnels to major transportation tunnels in both rock and soft ground.

Key duties will include:

  • Leading a team of engineers and technicians
  • Detailed design and analysis of structures, shafts, tunnels including the preparation of work for CAD or geotechnical design as appropriate
  • Project management from feasibility to detailed design, including all technical, programme and cost monitoring
  • Control and monitoring of progress against programmes
  • Ensuring that design, assessments and checking of designs are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice
  • Approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures
  • Preparation of risk assessments and full compliance with CDM
  • Co-ordination of work undertaken by external sub-contractors and design checkers
  • Client management
  • Mentoring junior engineers and developing their technical skills

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Must be a chartered engineer preferably with MICE or MIStructE
  • Must have tunnelling experience preferably with SCL and bored tunnels
  • Be familiar with UK standards and equivalent Eurocodes
  • Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, specifically the designers requirements
  • Sound understanding of the requirements regarding the risk assessment process
  • Must have excellent communication skills

The company is offering an attractive salary package to the right individual.

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