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Jacobs Assistant Tunnel Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

About the opportunity:

We are seeking an Assistant Tunnel Engineer to be based in our London Office to undertake tunnel design work for a range of interesting projects throughout the UK. Our tunnels team focusses on a range of small to large scale projects from pipejack undercrossings of railway infrastructure to complex underground caverns utilising techniques from empirical methods to 3D FE analyses. Work undertaken can be structural and/or geotechnical in nature.

Job responsibilities

The candidate will work within project teams and will report to team leaders and project managers. The priorities of the role are likely to include:

  • Preparation of designs and drawings

  • Consultation with clients and stakeholders

  • Quality control and checking responsibilities

  • Writing technical reports

  • Managing task budgets on behalf of project managers     

Here’s What You’ll Need:

The ideal candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge.

  • A sound academic knowledge of civil/tunnel engineering

  • Some knowledge of relevant European codes and standards

  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in verbal and written English

  • Numerate

  • Computer literate in MS Office package (or similar) and relevant discipline software such as Plaxis

  • Problem solving & analysis skills

  • Team player but with an ability to work autonomously when required

  • Planning & organisational skills

  • Motivated to deliver high quality

  • Commitment to professional and personal development leading towards chartered status

The minimum qualifications are:

  • First degree (MEng or BEng) in civil engineering

  • Proven relevant experience

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

We clear the way for inventive thinking, so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture:

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

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As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team here (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.