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Tunnel Engineers
Competitive Pac

Job Ref: 11003

Job title: Tunnel Engineers

Location: London

Salary: Competitive Package

Term: Contract


Job Purpose Summary:

We are currently working with an international firm of engineering, management and development consultants who employee staff in numerous countries worldwide.

This is an excellent career opportunity for Tunnel Engineers with proven Sprayed Concrete Lining (SCL) experience to work on our client’s prestigious projects.

Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Senior Engineer, the Tunnel 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 inflow, 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.

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.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • 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.

For further information on this or any other related positions do not hesitate to contact Peter on 020 7960 2551 or

Mattinson Partnership brings together recruitment expertise with hands-on experience. Through our knowledge of the industry, we are able to provide a unique and specialist service. We respect the need for absolute confidentiality and offer every assurance that your application will be handled with the highest levels of professionalism. We actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Further Details

Published Date: 2012-07-03

Contract: Contract Temporary

Rate Type: Salary

Vacancy Reason: Heavy Workload

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