Tunnel Design Engineer

  • Post Date: May 28, 2021
  • Apply Before: June 28, 2021
Job Description

About the job
Who We Are

WSP is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms, bringing together approximately 54,000 talented people globally, including 6,100 based across more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand. We are technical experts who design and provide strategic advice on sustainable solutions, and future ready engineering projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. www.wsp.com/en-au/

The Opportunity

Due to anticipated growth resulting from a strong pipeline of work being secured, we are currently looking to engage a Tunnel Design Engineer to join our Melbourne or Sydney office.

Your New Colleagues

Numbering approximately 45 people with specialist tunnels expertise encompassing geotechnical, civil, structural, fire life safety, tunnel ventilation and digital engineering, WSP has possibly the largest dedicated national tunnel design team in Australia. The team are thought leaders and technical experts in their respective disciplines and deliver projects of all scales across the road, rail and utility sectors. Working collaboratively as a highly effective, cohesive unit they achieve great scale and synergy in delivering major projects, fast becoming the go-to leader in the Transport sector across Australia and New Zealand.

Further to ongoing success in the sector, we are growing this Tunnel Engineering discipline to continue delivering for portfolio of clients, ranging from government, owner/operators, top-tier contractors and all the way through to safety regulators.

A Typical Day For You

Contributing toward timely and quality delivery of project, design, analysis and tunnel engineering work in support of relevant technical and regulatory standards;
Maintain effective stakeholder relationships, both internally, and at times externally including clients, involving contributing expertise and toward tailored, economical solutions;
Contributing toward low-to-medium scale projects and major scale projects as delegated, and;
Embodying enthusiasm to work as part of a collaborative, national and global team within a multidisciplinary design setting.

What We’ll Love About You

Bachelor to Master level degree in Civil/Structural Engineering;
Circa 2 to 4+ years’ experience on tunnel engineering projects within the transport infrastructure sector;
Exposure to tunnel structural/ground support design in one of segmental linings, insitu concrete linings and/or initial ground support;
Proficiency with producing accurate design models via Strand 7, FLAC, Plaxis and/or RocScience;
Well versed assisting project leaders with technical and broader design delivery requirements;
Track record of working effectively as part of multidisciplinary design teams on projects, and;
Effective communication (written and verbal) and teamwork skills.

We Value Your Employee Experience

At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.

Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:

Flexible/family-friendly working hours and working from home;
Global mobility;
Parental leave and purchased additional annual leave;
Corporate employee discounts and offers;
Salary continuance insurance;
Wellness at work and social club;
Workplace giving/volunteering;
Employee reward and recognition program, and;
Professional and technical development opportunities.

Inspired By Diversity, Driven By Inclusion

Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities—like respect, integrity and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.

WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.