AECOM Tunnelling Engineer in Madrid, Spain

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156418BR

Position Title Tunnelling Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Country Spain

State/Province/Region ES - Madrid

City Madrid

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

At AECOM we deliver a wide range of projects, from client based delivery through to the detailed design for Design and Construct contractors. We pride ourselves on our technical excellence, offering buildable and safe design solutions on high profile challenging projects.

We are actively looking to expand our core tunnelling and geotechnical business with the appointment of a Tunnelling Engineer within the geotechnical and tunnelling team, willing to further develop his/her career at Tunnelling and Geotechnical field, by taking advantage of structural engineering experience/background.

We offer the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most challenging tunnelling projects. Career progression and employee development are key to AECOM's success. We provide the necessary support and opportunity for our team members to grow and improve their technical ability. His/her competencies and duties should include: Tunnel and retaining structures design (calculations, specifications, drawings...) and Geotechnical designs (excavations, earthworks, soil improvement/reinforcement, foundations...)

Minimum Requirements

· Civil Engineer (minimum 3 years of experience)

· Required experience at Structural Design / Calculations (at least 2 years).

· Positively valued experience at Tunnel and/or Geotechnical engineering.

· Software:

  • RIDO, CYPE (Embedded retaining walls / Steel sheet pilings), MIDAS-Civil, STATIK / CEDRUS (Cubus).

  • FAGUS (Cubus), Structural Bridge Design / Sam (AutoDesk).


  • AutoCAD, Excel, Presto

· Codes / Standards: Spanish codes, AASHTO / ACI /ASTM, Eurocodes.

• Languages: English (Upper-intermediate / Advanced), French (positively valued).

Preferred Qualifications

· Communication skills (both speaking and writing).

· Learning ability.

· Methodical and clear way of working.

· Interest in achieving a high specialization in Geotechnics and/or Tunnelling.

· Willingness to face different task, both technical and auxiliary.

· Availability to travel and work for specific short and medium periods of time in other countries.

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.


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