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Senior Project Engineer - Tunnels


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Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA have invested more than AUD$1 billion through local investment opportunities and project development. As a national business ACCIONA employs more than 1,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure and water projects across the country.

Job Description

Brisbane Move (consisting of ACCIONA and Arup) has been selected by Brisbane City Council as the preferred tenderer to design and deliver Stage 1 of Brisbane Metro, which includes the upgraded Cultural Centre station, public realm improvements in the Cultural Centre Precinct, changes to Victoria Bridge and North Quay, the new Adelaide Street tunnel and public realm improvements on Adelaide Street.

Brisbane Metro will be a key part of Brisbane's greater transport network connecting the city to the suburbs. The turn-up-and-go Brisbane Metro will run every three minutes during peak periods and 24 hours on weekends, operating along dedicated busways from Eight Mile Plains to Roma Street, and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital to University of Queensland. 

Acciona are now looking for a Senior Project Engineer – Tunnels to join out team. Based out of the new Brisbane office, this role is to coordinate all technical activities related to tunnel design and construction for the Brisbane Metro project.

Your role will be to lead the tunnel teams plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinate assigned engineering work. Monitor work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices, and ACCIONA standards all while ensuring effective communication and coordination between all disciplines and all other project participants.  

Required Skills and Competencies

To be suitable for consideration you must be able to promote a wealth of experience as Tunnel Manager or Senior Engineer with experience in mined tunnels with a road header, blasting or excavator and working knowledge of shallow tunnels in difficult soil conditions, under heavy support. You possess Strong technical knowledge of tunnelling techniques and design and can follow the design development process alongside the design team. Ideally with the capacity to lead tunnelling teams during mining operations and organize site set up for efficient tunnel excavation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or hold appropriate work rights to work in Australia.

For more information on the project please visit https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/traffic-and-transport/public-transport/brisbane-metro

Agency submissions will not be accepted at this time.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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