Jacobs Principal Tunnelling Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Principal Tunnelling Engineer


Jacobs is a global provider oftechnical, professional and scientific services including engineering,architecture,construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spansindustrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets andgeographies.

About the opportunity

Our Transport group employs morethan 8,000 professionals who support clients with innovative solutions toefficiently move people and goods across the globe. We focus our efforts inAviation, Bridge, Highway, Ports & Maritime, Planning Services, Transit& Rail and Tunnels.

Our team in Melbourne are seekinga Principal Tunnel Engineer to help grow our team of tunnelling experts toservice our growing tunnelling portfolio.

You will recruit talent, provide technicalleadership, mentoring and advice, while servicing numerous clients withininfrastructure, mining, gas, power and water utilities and building sectors.

To excel in this role the key success factorswill include: strategic thinking and communication skills that positivelyinfluence outcomes, effective technical leadership and project delivery, broadcompetency in tunnel engineering, as well as specialist expertise in specificarea(s).

About you

This position requires you to take akey role in the development of Jacobs tunnelling and geotechnical business inthe ANZ region, as well as the promotion of knowledge sharing and technicalexcellence.

Key requirements for the role:

  • Relevantundergraduate degree

  • CharteredCPEng or equivalent

  • Experienceworking in a team environment

  • Excellentverbal and written communication skills

  • Soundexperience in various areas of tunnelling investigation, analysis and designand associated infrastructure projects

  • Atleast 10 years tunnelling experience

  • Soundunderstanding of relevant tunnelling standards within areas of expertise

  • Soundinterpersonal and technical management skills, demonstrated ability to lead agroup of tunnelling engineers in delivering solutions

  • Positivetrack record in client management and development. Ability to build &maintain strong client & team relationships

  • Experiencein planning and execution to achieve business goals

  • Astrong knowledge of the Australian market place, in particular industry andmajor Clients, is preferred

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity atJacobs.We value inclusion and diversityas it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration andinnovation.Our global culture of caringfosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health,inclusion and belonging of all our employees.Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established globalemployee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potentialthrough engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of themany ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, isoffering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family,physically and financially healthy.You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educationalsupport, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly socialevents or community involvement programs.

It’s a great time to join Jacobs as weactively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across allethnicities and cultures.Achieve moreand thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the linkbelow.

Please note: If you are beingrepresented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to beconsidered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Melbourne

Req ID: SOU00012E