AECOM Senior Tunnel Engineer in New York, New York

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146712BR

Position Title Senior Tunnel Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New York

City New York

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

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Job Summary

AECOM tunneling group designs tunnels and large underground structures for water, wastewater, and transportation projects. The group is currently working on some of the largest underground construction projects under design and construction in the USA. AECOM seeking a Senior Tunnel Engineer to join their team of experienced tunneling and geotechnical professionals in New York. This role offers potential for career growth, and the opportunity to work on major underground projects.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation of ground conditions and geotechnical parameters for design

  • Calculations for excavation support and underground structure design

  • Development of design drawings and specifications

  • Site inspections and submittal reviews during construction

  • Numerical modeling analysis for design of the excavation supports

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Structural or Geotechnical Engineering

  • 10 + years of related experience in tunnel structures design or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Strong technical expertise in the design and construction of tunnels, shafts, and other similar underground structures

  • Proven ability to write technical memoranda and engineering and geotechnical reports

  • Experience with 2D and 3D geotechnical/structural modeling utilizing analysis software including MIDAS GTS NX, Plaxis 2D, Plaxis 3D, UDEC and 3DEC

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.