• Associate Director - Tunnelling

  • Tunnelling
  • Permanent - Full Time Hours
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • Details on request
  • Job Summary

    • Performs various management, leadership, and people accountability responsibilities for a specific technical group or department.
    • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.
    • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.
    • Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.
    • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.
    • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.
    • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
    • Manages group of engineers and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the unit.


    Minimum Requirements

    • Must have a technical bias and be able to demonstrate the technical delivery of designs on tunnelling projects.
    • Must be skilled in the design of reinforced concrete and steelwork.
    • Must be expert in the design of precast concrete segmental linings for tunnels and shafts.Ideally, also able to design sprayed concrete linings and all forms of shaft linings including secant piles.
    • Must have a technical background and, in addition to managing small teams, will be required to be ‘hands on’delivering the work.
    • Anticipated to have a minimum of 10-12yrs post graduate experience and be a chartered Engineer and a member of a professional body (e.g. MICE)..
    • Must hold a minimum qualification of BEng or similar in a Civil or Structural Engineering discipline.
    • Must have experience of developing and mentoring junior engineers to assist with the growth and development of the team.
    • Must have extensive experience working to the appropriate codes and standards.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Detailed understanding of Eurocodes, appropriate standards and best practice.
    • Detailed understanding of design using FE analysis (including LUSAS and PLAXIS 3D).
    • Be able to raise AECOM's profile by presenting at conferences and publishing technical papers.
    • Proven track record of delivery on high profile tunnelling projects.
    • Experience in delivering tunnelling projects in one or more of the following sectors road, rail, metros, water supply, sewage, gas or cable tunnels.


    \ Your Benefits Will Include Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle. What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater Business Line Water Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) Country United Kingdom Position Status Full-Time Requisition/Vacancy No. 212915BR Clearance Required No Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    Seniority Level

    Mid-Senior level


    • Architecture & Planning
    • Civil Engineering
    • Construction

    Employment Type


    Job Functions

    • Engineering