AECOM Tunnelling Engineer in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Business Line Water

Position Title Tunnelling Engineer

United Kingdom - West Midlands


Job Summary

AECOM is an international engineering consultancy specialising in the design, management, construction and operation of major infrastructure projects. Our business is multisector spanning transportation and civil infrastructure including rail, highways, water, power, mining and urban development in underground space.

The Tunnelling Group includes dedicated teams of technical and project delivery specialists based at our centres of excellence in Birmingham and Croydon.

The scope and portfolio of work being delivered by the Tunnelling Group is wide ranging from feasibility through to detailed design and construction support. Key projects currently being delivered include Hinkley Point C, HS2 Phase 2b and Thames Tideway. The team is also actively supporting infrastructure projects in the Middle East and Europe. We pride ourselves on our technical excellence, offering buildable and safe design solutions.

Our Midlands office, in the very centre of Birmingham, is seeking to employ an ambitious and enthusiastic Engineer to support our growing team of professionals.

This will be a challenging role where we will encourage and support your versatile approach to help you build on your existing engineering knowledge.

Career progression and employee development are key to your and AECOM's success. We will provide you with the support and opportunity to develop and improve your technical and managerial skills.

Minimum Requirements for the role:

  • A good Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil / Structural Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering / Engineering Geology

  • A Master’s degree in Tunnelling and Underground Construction would be advantageous

  • Minimum design experience

  • Chartered or working towards Chartered status

And supporting these minimum requirements:

  • An understanding of Eurocodes, appropriate design standards and best practice

  • Design of tunnels, shafts and deep excavation in any or all of the following: Sprayed Concrete and Precast Concrete Segmental linings; Diaphragm Wall and Contiguous Piles.

  • Good application of Empirical and Finite Element analyses for soil structure interactions

  • Experienced in the use of structural analysis software

  • An understanding of construction methods and their impacts on design

Minimum Requirements

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Prepare designs and design reports

  • Support members of your team

  • Liaise effectively with internal and external clients

  • Be responsible for managing your time

  • Manage change control and understand these impacts on your teammates and project delivery

  • Participate in the wider engineering community

We have:

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

  • Varied national and international project portfolio

  • A flexible working policy

  • Dedicated mentors to help support you in your future career development

  • A proactive approach in supporting participation in the Young Members British Tunnelling Society and BTS

Preferred Qualifications

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

​You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187067BR

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.