• Senior Technical Director - Tunnels

  • Other
  • Permanent - Full Time Hours
  • Australia
  • Brisbane
  • Details on request
  • How to Apply

    If you would like to apply for this position, please submit your covering letter and resume via www.ghd.com/careers.


    About GHD

    As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD has much to offer. Become part of a connected global network operating across five continents and the Pacific region. Passionate about the communities in which we live, GHD has a reputation for providing creative solutions. With a broad client base, interesting work and an encouraging culture we will inspire you to reach your potential.

    GHD offers the variety of projects ranging from large scale to regional project delivery alongside the flexibility of location to meet the many needs of our peoples’ career and life stages.

    As an employee-owned firm, GHD is an attractive place for talented people to thrive and pursue your career. With a workplace rich in diversity of thought, background and experience, we are able to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients.

    About Our Role

    The primary role of the Senior Technical Director – Tunnels is to provide technical leadership as well as develop and significantly grow GHD’s presence and market share across the market sectors of Water, Transport, Energy & Resources, Environment, and Property and Buildings globally. The Senior Technical Director is a senior member of the Service Group tasked with growing the level of technical excellence in our tunnels team for the design and delivery of underground structures. You will also assist the team to secure a pipeline of work for the Group in line with that groups and service line’s business plan, by leveraging internal and external relationships and leading effective business development and delivery activities.

    The primary function of this role across key performance indicators will be but not limited too;

    • Provide high level technical leadership for delivery of underground and multidisciplinary projects
    • Leverage technical knowledge to mentor senior and junior staff in the tunnels team
    • Provide innovative and effective project solutions to clients
    • Represent GHD as a thought leader in the industry
    • Serve as a design manager for key tunnels projects
    • Provide leadership for technical development activities
    • Identify technical development opportunities for Tunnel Service Line and GHD working closely with the Service Line Leader to respond to market needs
    • Provide leadership to the team in line with GHD core values including collaboration and mentoring
    • Timely delivery of services to meet scope, quality and budget requirements
    • Compliance with Quality and HSE requirements.

    To be successful you will ideally possess the following skills and experience;

    • Minimum Bachelor degree qualifications in civil engineering or related discipline as appropriate
    • Chartered status essential, eg CPEng, RPEQ, or equivalent
    • Proven experience in technical leadership and management of tunnel engineering and multi-disciplinary projects
    • Subject matter expert with over 25years post-graduate experience within the direct market sector
    • Coaching and mentoring team members
    • Have success in providing technical and design management leadership in developing and delivering tunnel projects within multi-disciplinary teams.

    This is a rare opportunity to join a proudly employee owned professional services company at the forefront of where the industry is headed. GHD fosters gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working arrangements for both men and women, and provides a nurturing environment where people are empowered. You will have the opportunity to work alongside, and learn from inspiring colleagues whilst developing your career.


    • Staff discounts on selected health insurance, travel and accommodation
    • A generous parental leave policy for both women and men
    • Access to an employee assistance program
    • A variety of flexible working arrangements
    • An inclusive environment that wins awards for workplace diversity

    Join a professional community of more than 10,000 committed people who come together seamlessly and share a vision for a sustainable future.

    How to Apply

    If you would like to apply for this position, please submit your covering letter and resume via www.ghd.com/careers.