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AECOM Tunnelling Engineers in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

If you want to work on some of the largest and most challenging tunnelling projects, in a team with a market-leading flexible working culture, then we would love to hear from you!

We’re looking for Tunnelling Engineers at all levels to join our teams across the UK.

With an exciting and growing project portfolio, there is no better time to join us!

What can we offer?

You’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging tunnelling projects across both the UK and abroad such as:

  • Thames Tideway Central Contract

  • HS2

  • Stonehenge Tunnel

  • London Power Tunnels

  • Jeddah Stormwater Sewers

You’ll join a close and supportive team where you can grow and improve your technical ability across multiple sectors.

We also encourage involvement in the broader community including supporting STEM and the British Tunnelling Society.

Minimum Requirements

We are looking for you to:

  • Have ideally a civil/structural and/or engineering geology/deep mining background and experience with some/ all of the following:

  • Design concrete and steelwork schemes.

  • Design tunnel and shaft support systems in soft ground and/or rock.

  • Have experience in numerical analysis method including 2D and 3D finite element.

  • Be experienced in writing technical reports.

  • Have knowledge in the methods and techniques used in the design of tunnel linings including segmental, jacked, cast insitu, sprayed concrete, masonry/blockwork, rock bolted/anchored and unlined.

  • Hold knowledge in the methods and techniques used in the design of shafts including segmental, secant piled, diaphragm wall and sprayed concrete.

  • Have demonstrable experience of soil structure interaction and geotechnical experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have a degree in Civil or Civil & Structural Engineering.

  • Hold an MSc/MEng in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical/Tunnelling Engineering would be an advantage.

  • Have a professional membership or working to (MICE or similar).

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity. So, if you’re interested in a career with AECOM, apply today!

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273063BR

Additional Locations UK - Croydon - Bedford Park

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.