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AECOM Principal Tunnelling Engineering in Madrid, Spain

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

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About Enterprise Capabilities

Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania and the Philippines, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support helping AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. EC supports AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We are currently recruiting for a Principal Tunnelling Engineer to join our ambitious and experienced team. We are working on stages as early as feasibility studies up to detailed designs on a wide range of projects. Our clients are from the private and public sector and include long term Framework Agreements with numerous Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors. Our office has an established track record of successfully delivering roadway designs for many years, throughout the USA and Australia not to mention Canada or Middle East. You may have the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic Transportation projects, being part of a diverse and multicultural team. This is a key role within the Europe Global Delivery Center (Poland/Spain) and will report to the Head of Ground and Tunnelling Engineering team.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Serves as a tunnelling lead engineer on mid- to large size projects supported by EC.

  • Makes day-to-day decisions for a technical team, integrating resources from different EC offices (Poland, Spain, India…)

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts and conducts complex value engineering evaluations, determining alternative designs, materials, construction techniques.

  • Categorizes packages of work to be done by EC, elaborates project execution plans and in combination with internal clients defines the delivery strategy, including composition of design teams.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others. Approves and signs off on work.

  • Accountable for the results of the team and adherence to agreed upon budget for a specific package of work.

  • Delivers effective communication inclusive of internal clients and team members to clarify expectations and requirements.

  • Trains, mentors and evaluates less experienced staff (within the Europe GDC or other Delivery Centers).

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven track record of working on ground and tunnelling engineering designs and collaborating with international and multi-cultural teams (+12 years) for Transportation and Water Projects.

  • Proven experience of working on mechanized urban tunnelling and on the design according with the NATM /SEM principles.

  • Experience on the design of Prefabricated Concrete Tunneling Linings, building affection assessment and ground improvement.

  • Experience on hard rock TBM tunnelling will be considered favorably.

  • Team management experience (+3 years) will be considered favorably.

  • Proficiency using various software packages for analysis and design such as Plaxis (2D/3D), FLAC 3D, Midas GTS NX, Rocscience package, etc.

  • Proven commitment with Quality Control Policy and Quality Management System.

  • Experience with international regulations and standards (AASTHO; Eurocodes; British Standards, etc.).

  • Experience working in the North America region / Australia will be considered favorably.

  • Fluent in English (oral and written).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University

  • US and/or Australia Professional Engineer license will be considered favorably

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10074863

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

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