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Senior Tunnel Engineer - London, UK

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10 December 2013
07 January 2014
London, UK
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In 2011, Halcrow became a CH2M HILL company. CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. Together, we’re stronger than ever and better suited to solve the world’s most complex and challenging problems. We’re growing to offer a deeper portfolio of services in key markets around the globe. The combined firm has a more robust presence in the Middle East, South America, India, Australia, the UK and the U.S. We now offer greater local expertise and experience along with a broader range of services worldwide.

About the Business
Our award winning Tunnelling Practice has a large and increasing project portfolio of works including Thames Tunnel, Crossrail, TCR and Bond Street Station upgrades, National Grid Cable Tunnels as well as many others. We are looking to expand the Tunnelling Practice in the next 4 years to exploit the exciting opportunities anticipated in the global tunnelling market.

Description and Desired Qualifications

We are seeking a Senior Tunnel Engineer with a range of technical and managerial capabilities including knowledge in either bored tunnel design, SCL, cut & cover design, stations and shafts in soft ground or rock conditions.

You will undertake project work involving all elements of underground structure design/construction issues, providing technical input within that field as part of a multi-disciplinary team, or working separately on particular aspects of underground structure design/construction providing high quality advice to the tunnels team & clients. There would also be the need to support bids with technical and other input.

Experience of underground station construction and knowledge of Rail / London Underground projects would be an advantage.

As a Chartered Engineer and a tunnel specialist you will have understanding of different tunnel construction methods and effects on design, structural design of RC and steel sections, you will be able to input and authorise Tunnel Risk Assessments and Specifications.

Basic Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a BEng/MEng honours degree in civil engineering, be a Chartered Engineer (with an appropriate professional body) and a be recognised tunneller in the industry.

What you will find
At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Since our founding in 1946, CH2M HILL has been building a better and more sustainable planet—delivering challenging projects that improve communities around the world.