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Job Description

Tunneling Specialist-18856

POSITION OVERVIEW: To assure client requirements are fulfilled by the design builder. To be responsible to assure all tunneling work is properly planned, designed, and coordinated with all affected parties. See to it that the work is sequenced and constructed in accordance with project requirements and industry best practices. Reports to Lead Civil Engineer.

Essential Requirements: Large project experience in role as tunneling specialist engineer with progressive levels of responsibility. Rail/metro industry background

Preferable Requirements: Manage complex tunneling projects in a large metropolitan city. Understands large project construction programs with multiple interface and stakeholder requirements including utilities, station construction, roadway and traffic, and adjacent structures. Chartered Engineer/Professional Engineer or requisite experience with engineering degree.

Major Activities: Review routing studies, design guidelines, geotechnical and hydrological studies, specifications, and perform and review risk and gap analysis. Prepare list of requirements based on contract documents and stakeholder criteria and review them against Design-Builder submittals. Conduct and coordinate tunnel design reviews, review tunneling schedules, coordinate interfaces and VE sessions, prepare scopes of work and estimates for design changes, and prepare technical memos and studies for design alternates. Prepare list of all design requirements and best practices and review the design/builders submittals to assure design safety conformance, fire life safety, and fit for purpose of the tunnel design. Provide technical field support, evaluated RFIs, technical submittals and change order requests. Coordinate design issues during construction, provide cost estimates for technical support services, update guidelines and standards, and coordinate updates for best practices documents. Assure proper field support and documentation of construction activities and changes. Assure all field changes are properly engineered, approved and implemented. Assure the accurate completion of as-built documents Assure the design-builder properly plans, schedules sequences and implements their schedule to reflect the project requirements and milestones. Assure the design-builder takes into account all stakeholder requirements and interface activities for each phase of the tunneling program.


Candidate Profile:

Tunneling Specialist with a minimum of 18 years experience. Background includes project experience in rail/metro or similar industry Working knowledge of current and best industry practices and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requirements. Good communication skills both written and verbal

Job Tunnel or Geotechnical Primary Location Saudi Arabia-Ar Riyad