• Tunnel Engineer Jobs in United Kingdom

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United Kingdom, Uk
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  • 1 - 3 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Tunnel Engineer - ( BI 0005NO )


JACOBS is one of the worlds largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services, offering a full spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients As part of that support, Jacobs has developed one of the leading and longest-standing geotechnical and tunnelling consultancy capabilities in the UK, with over 400 geotechnical and tunnelling engineers delivering practical and innovative solutions to ground-related problems

Our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team provides technical support to a wide range of infrastructure projects throughout the UK, and worldwide As a result were looking for people who have the passion and drive to be involved with major geotechnical projects across a range of sectors Rail, Highways, Utilities and Nuclear

We are seeking a Tunnel Engineer to be based in our London Office to undertake tunnel design work for a range of interesting projects throughout the UK Our tunnels team focusses on a range of small to large scale projects from pipejack undercrossings of railway infrastructure to complex underground caverns utilising techniques from empirical methods to 3D FE analyses Work undertaken can be structural and/or geotechnical in nature

Job responsibilities

The candidate will work within project teams and will report to team leaders and project managers The priorities of the role are likely to include

Preparation of designs and drawings

Consultation with clients and stakeholders

Quality control and checking responsibilities

Writing technical reports

Managing task budgets on behalf of project managers


Candidates will have a first degree (MEng or BEng) in civil engineering or a very closely related subject alongside engineering design experience and knowledge of the tunnelling industry You will be working towards Chartered status with the ICE or an appropriate professional body

The ideal candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge

A sound academic knowledge of civil/tunnel engineering

Some knowledge of relevant European codes and standards

Strong communication skills with fluency in verbal and written English


Computer literate in MS Office package (or similar) and relevant discipline software such as Plaxis

Problem solving & analysis skills

Team player but with an ability to work independently when required

Planning & organisational skills

Motivated to deliver high quality

Commitment to professional and personal development leading towards chartered status

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; wwwjacobscom

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.
Role : Civil
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jan 2020

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