AECOM Principal Tunnelling Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Business Line Water

Position Title Principal Tunnelling Engineer

United Kingdom - West Midlands


Job Summary

Based in our expanding Birmingham office, we have a dedicated tunnelling team working on a number of major projects across both the UK and abroad including the A303 Stonehenge Tunnel.

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 Principal 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, whilst also playing an active role in expanding the business within the UK and overseas. 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, best value, and design management against budget and programme requirements.

You will need to demonstrate experience of delivery at all stages of a project from tender through to detailed design, working as part of a multi-discipline team.

We have:

  • A strong team of experts to work with and learn from

  • A variety of different teams and opportunities within AECOM to offer you a choice of different career pathways.

  • Exciting projects to work on ranging from local, national and international problems to solve to keep you busy

  • A flexible working policy -- work/life balance is important to us at AECOM! We are happy to discuss your desired working pattern.

  • Dedicated mentors to help support you in your future training

  • A comprehensive internal training programme to teach you what you may want to learn but haven’t had the chance to yet


Minimum Requirements

  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the technical delivery of designs on tunnelling projects (including tunnel linings and shafts)

  • Experience overseeing small teams 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 a chartered Engineer and a member of a professional body (eg MICE).

  • Confident working to the appropriate codes and standards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Structural focus with the ability to design concrete and steelwork to Eurocodes.

  • Competent in industry standard FE software (LUSAS)

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

  • Experience in delivering tunnelling projects in one or more of the following sectors: Road, rail, metros, water supply, sewage, gas or cable tunnels.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 178079BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.