Tunnelling Site Representative

West Midlands
Industry Sector:
Environment Jobs
Job Category:
Geotechnical Engineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

AECOM is recruiting for a highly experienced Tunnelling Engineer to work on AECOM’s involvement on the HPC site in the UK. The success applicant will have extensive experience in tunnelling design and construction techniques, gained largely in a contracting environment.

Nationally our Ground Engineering team comprises some 190 staff and provides one-stop access to services ranging from project management, feasibility studies, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works. We work for leading UK and overseas clients and have an impressive portfolio of major infrastructure projects including Crossrail, Thames Tideway, HS2, and major rock engineering commissions such as the Hinkley C nuclear power station deep temporary excavations and onshore tunnels, and the Stockholm Bypass and A303 Stonehenge tunnelling.

Job Duties:

  • The appointed individual will play a key supporting role to our Project Manager, managing and directing the delivery of on site services, working closely with colleagues in our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling groups and a key technical and project delivery interface with our Client. The individual will serve to a high level of technical quality and to programme and budget, and must have strong behavioural competencies with respect to client care, collaborative working, responsibility, H&S management, accuracy and quality of work and independent decision making.

  • The role will involve being permanently on site to verify the installation of support measures for the AECOM designed rock bolt support system. Daily duties will involve directing AECOM mapping geologists, attending Daily Review meetings and signing off the installation of support measures.

Minimum Requirements

  • A strong track record in technical leadership and delivery of complex underground rock engineering projects.

  • Extensive experience in rock data acquisition and interpretation, development of ground models and design parameters.

  • Good working knowledge of design to EC7 codes.

  • Highly experienced in the preparation of baseline reports, construction drawings, specifications and monitoring requirements.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to write concise well-structured technical reports and specifications etc. is essential.

  • Strong problem solving and inter-personal skills. Works closely and collaboratively with colleagues and clients.

  • Knowledge of commonly used forms of contract (notably NEC) with experience of implementing and administering project change procedures would be advantageous.

  • Preferably holds Chartered status with a relevant institution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A good first degree in Geology or Mining Engineering and a relevant post-graduate qualification, in a related subject is preferred.

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