Tunnel Design Engineer- Dubai, UAE

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Jacobs BIAF Sector is expanding its tunnel design capabilities in the UAE offices to support the delivery of major transportation, power, water and wastewater related projects throughout the Middle East region.

Our continued growth and development has led to an increased need for technical staff to join our Engineering & Design team.

We are currently in search of a Tunneling Design Engineer who is specialized primarily in
investigation, routing, siting, and detailed design of large diameter pipelines and tunnels and
marine outfalls including the selection and detailed design and specification of shaft and
tunnel lining systems/liners for similar type large scale projects
  • Developing concept, preliminary and detailed designs of tunnels, shafts and other underground structures
  • Mentoring junior staffs
  • Technical delivery of tunnel work packages to budget, timescale and quality requirements.
  • Liaising with and support the team leaders, design manager and other stakeholders to successfully deliver project.
  • Strengthening design capabilities of tunneling team
  • Coordinating engineering activities with other team members and cross-project engineering functions.
The minimum qualifications for this position are:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (Master’s preferred)
  • Professional chartered engineer (PE/ CE) certification
  • Proven track record of technical leadership
  • Minimum 5-10 years of extensive experience
  • Strong experience in detailed design (design for design and build)
  • Strong structural background, specifically Eurocode 2 structural tunnel designs
  • Experience in both TBM and Mined Tunnelling preferred
  • Experience of working on projects for MENA clients preferred
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (Master’s preferred)
  • Professional chartered engineer (PE/ CE) certification
  • Proven track record of technical leadership
  • Minimum 5-10 years of extensive experience
  • Strong experience in detailed design (design for design and build)
  • Strong structural background, specifically Eurocode 2 structural tunnel designs
  • Experience in both TBM and Mined Tunnelling preferred
  • Experience of working on projects for MENA clients preferred
Complex problem-solving. Global challenges. Collaborative results. Real impact. These are just some of the things we love about the work we do here at Jacobs. We look for people who love nothing more than working with teammates and clients to tackle challenges until they’re resolved in the best possible way. We are fortunate enough to work on some really amazing projects all over the world, from expanding the Panama Canal, to helping London update their ancient infrastructure to unlocking energy resources near Abu Dhabi.
Complex problem-solving. Global challenges. Collaborative results. Real impact. These are just some of the things we love about the work we do here at CH2M. We look for people who love nothing more than working with teammates and clients to tackle challenges until they’re resolved in the best possible way. We are fortunate enough to work on some really amazing projects all over the world, from expanding the Panama Canal, to helping London update their ancient infrastructure to unlocking energy resources near Abu Dhabi.
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