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AECOM Senior Engineer / Associate (Tunnel) in Singapore, Singapore

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

Job Description

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

  • Design of tunnels in both TBM and SEM (Sequential Excavation Methods), especially TBM tunnel lining design

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

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

  • Plan, manage and implement geotechnical investigation programs for tunnel and underground projects

  • Perform geotechnical analyses and design based on geotechnical investigation results

  • Use commercial numerical modelling tools including both Finite and Distinct Elements software to design tunnels and underground structures

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

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

  • Participate in teamwork contributing with specific geotechnical and structural experience on underground components of Transportation and Water Conveyance projects

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

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

  • Liaise with other disciplines, professionals, clients



  • Degree in Civil, Geotechnical or Structural Engineering with experience in tunneling and underground engineering

  • 7+ years’ experience in tunnels, trenchless structures

  • Design Experience with small (OD 6m8m) and/or large diameter (OD >10m) TBM tunneling method is preferred

  • Knowledge of Geotechnical, Hydrogeology, Geological engineering and Rock mechanics

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

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

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

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

Additional Information

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.

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: REF13277U

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Asia

Career Area: PSS

Work Location Model: Hybrid