Tunnel Engineer Job Description

tunnel engineer job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Tunnel Engineer Job Description

A tunnel engineer is an individual responsible for the construction of underground tunnels.

A tunnel engineer manages the design and construction of underground transportation infrastructure, such as highways, subways, and tunnels.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Tunnel Engineer to work on a variety of tunneling projects. The engineer will be responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of tunnels.

Tunnel Engineer Duties:

  • Design and operate underground structures and tunnels
  • Develop detailed plans and specifications
  • Use computer modeling tools to plan and design projects
  • Perform hydraulic, hydraulic modeling, and geotechnical analysis
  • Hire, train, and retain staff
  • Coordinate with contractors and consultants
  • Supervise daily operations
  • Promote safety
  • Record, track, and analyze progress

Tunnel Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Assist during construction and review of all tasks related to tunnel construction and alignment
  • Perform review of all construction documents and assist the project managers in directing the work of all contractors
  • Conduct quality control during construction, including review of specifications and drawings, and assisting with construct-ability reviews
  • Improve construction processes and efficiencies, including the development of instruments, tools, and databases
  • Provide technical guidance, support, and training to project managers, superintendents, and tunnel construction laborers
  • Perform budget reviews and report cost plans to upper management

Requirements And Skills:

  • Able to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Extensive project and contract management experience
  • Strong technical background related to transportation, tunnel, or civil engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize,

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