My client is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms, bringing together approximately 4,300 talented people across 14 offices in Australia. They have committed to halving the carbon footprint of their designs and advice by 2030. Their sustainable solutions and Future Ready™ projects will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. Globally, they have a network of 55,000+ professionals.

 My client has an exciting opportunities for Tunnel Engineers and Senior Tunnel Engineers to join their National Tunnelling business, preferably in their Sydney or Melbourne office, but noting that other locations will be considered if you bring the right skills. You will be working within a national team of 60 colleagues with specialist tunnelling expertise.
Their team are thought leaders and technical experts in their respective disciplines and deliver projects of all scales across the road, rail and utility sectors.
Further to ongoing success in the sector, they are growing their Tunnel Engineering capability to continue delivering for a diverse portfolio of clients, ranging from government, owner/operators, top-tier contractors and all the way through to safety regulators.

  • Contribute towards timely and quality delivery of project, design, analysis, and tunnel engineering work in support of relevant technical and regulatory standards.
  • Maintain effective stakeholder relationships internally, and at times externally, including clients, involving contributing expertise toward tailored, economical solutions.
  • Contribute toward small-to-medium scale projects and major scale projects as delegated, and.
  • Bring enthusiasm to working as part of a collaborative, national team within a multidisciplinary design setting, that is connected to their Global business.


Ideally, my client is looking for a candidate that has the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor to Master level degree in Civil/ Structural Engineering
  • Circa 2 to 10+ years of experience on tunnel engineering projects within the transport and/ or utility infrastructure sectors.
  • Experience with/ exposure to space proofing, excavation sequencing, temporary support, permanent support across segmental lining, insitu concrete lining and/ rock bolts and shotcrete.
  • 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.


Some of the many benefits they offer their employees include:

  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Global mobility
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Wellness at work & social club
  • Workplace giving/ volunteering
  • Employee rewards & recognition program
  • Professional & technical development opportunities


If you are interested in this role please click on ‘APPLY NOW’ or you can email Nada Ayache your CV to nada@ssaltd.com.au, if you would like to have  a confidential chat about this role and/ or company please call Nada on 0416 223 919.

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