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Rail - Underground Rail & Metro,Tunnelling & Geotechnical

Senior Project Engineer - Tunnel

Virginia, USA
$120000 - $150000 per annum
2021-01-13 09:42:35 2021-12-29 EWI Recruitment
Jan 13, 2021

ewi are recruiting on behalf of a US heavy civil contractor who are seeking a Senior Project engineer who is a specialist in delivering tunnelling projects with a focus on structures, inner linings, TBM and excavation within metro and transportation for one of the largest projects in the USA.


The multibillion dollar project scope will include: a new bridge-tunnel crossing, replacement of existing marine approach bridges, the addition of a third lane on 1-64 in each direction, and new bridge-tunnel complex that will accommodate 4 lanes of traffic for a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water and is expected to conclude in 2025.

  • Supports the Tunnel Structure Task Force and organises the work to deliver on time and quality.
  • Manages the design deliverables, both for time and quality.
  • Controls the quantity growth and design changes.
  • Ensures design discipline integration.
  • Collaborates with construction to ensure that all the temporary works are in place that would be required, and coordinates with Senior Methods Manager regarding the detailed design.
  • Prepares and/or reviews the Technical Specifications of any procurement package linked to its area of work.
  • Performs constructability Reviews


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited institution and 5+ years of experience in tunnel engineering
  • Previous experience in tunnel structures and lining
  • TBM Tunnel Experience
  • Good communication proven knowledge of temporary works construction practices and constructability innovation techniques.
  • Proven success with creative, innovative and optimization strategies for construction challenges.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills used to defend, clarify and explain construction strategies and designs for all levels across the project.
  • Clear, concise and efficient technical writing skills used in calculation packages.
  • Expert skill at self-prioritization and time-management.
  • Proven knowledge of AutoCAD, RISA, LARSA and MathCAD.

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

Please contact c.macneal @ ewirecruitment. com and send an up to date copy of your CV along with contact details, your salary requirements and your notice period.

EWI Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Virginia, USA
$120000 - $150000 per annum

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