SCL Tunnel Engineers

Civil Engineer
£40,000 - £49,999
02 Oct 2012
01 Nov 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
Mott MacDonald is a global management engineering and development consultancy employing more than 14000 staff working in 140 countries and with an annual turnover exceeding ?1 billion. Our breadth of skills services and global reach makes us one of the world's top consultancies delivering management engineering and development solutions for our customers.We are currently looking for experienced Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) Tunnel Engineers to work on our projects with Crossrail.This is an excellent career opportunity where you will have access to the most interesting projects in the UK and overseas and be part of a world class working community with a package that greatly rewards commitment and long service.Reporting to the Senior SCL Engineer the SCL Engineer will be responsible for the detailed SCL site activities on shift at one SCL station or shaft. This includes responsibility for monitoring the performance of the primary lining against the ground conditions encountered.The principal duties are: • Support the SCL Inspector on shift with inspections during concurrent critical activities or temporary absence.• Attend the Shift Review Group (SRG) meetings and interface with SCL site staff from the Project Manager/Supervisor and Contractor.• Make regular inspections of SCL activities (once/shift).• Review Contractor’s SCL submissions including Technical Requests (PTRs) and Method Statements.• Immediately inform the Senior SCL Engineer of any unexpected and potentially hazardous situations such as abrupt change of soil conditions loss of ground unusual ground movement or water influx or whenever else immediate action is required.• Review and maintain records of all SCL instrumentation monitoring results relevant to the SCL primary lining.• Review contractor’s SCL shift records including material test results face logs progress quantities. Candidate Specification• Degree qualified in Civil Engineering or related subject.• Proven Experience in Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) design working for a consultancy.• Site based experience is preferable.• A sound understanding of geotechnical principles is a preference• Excellent communication skills to include both written and spoken English.• Preferably chartered or en route to chartership with the ICE or other relevant institution. SCL mining activities are anticipated to take place 24 hours a day 7 days per week. To provide full coverage throughout the construction activity SCL Tunnel Engineers will be expected to work shifts.Mott MacDonald Listed in Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for for six years running. Mott MacDonald is an equal opportunties employer