Principal Tunnel Engineer

Civil Engineer
£50,000 - £59,999
26 Jun 2012
26 Jul 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
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: #x2022; Leading a team of engineers and technicians #x2022; Detailed design and analysis of structures, shafts, tunnels including the preparation of work for CAD or geotechnical design as appropriate #x2022; Project management from feasibility to detailed design, including all technical, programme and cost monitoring #x2022; Control and monitoring of progress against programmes #x2022; Ensuring that design, assessments and checking of designs are in accordance with the current Standards, Codes of Practice and Best Practice #x2022; Approval of designs, assessments and calculations in accordance with quality procedures #x2022; Preparation of risk assessments and full compliance with CDM #x2022; Coordination of work undertaken by external sub contractors and design checkers #x2022; Client management #x2022; Mentoring junior engineers and developing their technical skills Knowledge, skills and experience required: #x2022; Must be a chartered engineer preferably with MICE or MIStructE #x2022; Must have tunnelling experience preferably with SCL and bored tunnels #x2022; Be familiar with UK standards and equivalent Eurocodes #x2022; Sound understanding of CDM Regulations, specifically the designers requirements #x2022; Sound understanding of the requirements regarding the risk assessment process #x2022; Must have excellent communication skills We are an equal opportunities employer. To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK Matchtech is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.