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AECOM Tunnel Engineer in Markham, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Tunnel Design Engineer for full-time employment which can be based out of any of our offices across Canada (Mississauga, ON; Burnaby, BC; Whitby, ON; Markham, ON).

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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

  • Organize independently work plans and design activities for projects of medium/high complexity

  • Use commercial numerical modelling tools including both Finite and Distinct Elements software

  • Autonomously generate and verify excel sheets for structural and geotechnical verifications

  • Provide to multidisciplinary teams clear knowledge and expertise of the basic principles of soil and rock mechanics and ground-structure interactions

  • Participate in team work contributing with specific geotechnical and structural expertise on underground components of Transportation and Water Conveyance projects

  • Support tunnels proposals with technical inputs, including methodologies and techniques

  • Design of tunnels in both TBM and SEM (Sequential Excavation Methods)

  • Design of SOE (support of excavation) systems of shafts, pump stations, cut and cover boxes, etc.

  • Participate to constructability review, risk management plans, value engineering sessions

  • Contribute to preparation of contract documents, technical specifications, design report and drawing

  • Supervise and review the work of less experienced engineers, train interns on numerical modelling

  • Liaise with other disciplines, professionals, clients

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Ability to obtain P.Eng in ON and in BC within one year from starting of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil, Geotechnical or Structural Engineering with experience in tunneling and underground engineering or Master’s Degree in structural or geotechnical engineering is preferred

  • 5+ years’ experience in foundations, underground structures, tunnels, trenchless structures, etc

  • Experience with both large diameter (5m +) and trenchless tunneling method is preferred

  • Technical experience in different tunneling methods, shaft design and ground improvement, SEM tunneling , TBM tunneling

  • Knowledge of Geotechnical, Hydro-geology, Geological engineering and Rock mechanics

  • Knowledge of analytical and numerical analysis methods for underground works and tunnels

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills applied to design activities

  • Excellent oral and written skills as well as interpersonal/teamwork skills

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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 Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270062BR

Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St

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.