Design Engineer - London (Design House)

STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Tunnel Construction London Job-ID: req28757

About us

STRABAG demonstrates their leading role in tunnelling with the execution of large international projects. Our technical and organisational know-how as well as decades of comprehensive experience offer our clients a guarantee for safe and technically perfect project implementation. We offer various tunnel building methods and continuously adapt and perfect these to address the specific problems of each individual project. Our employees, with their dedication and their extraordinary technical knowledge, made us who we are today. Here in the UK we have already been working on two innovative large-scale infrastructure projects and are looking for people with expertise and passion to expand our services across the UK.

Tasks

Understand all aspects of tunnelling design including static analysis, segment design, tunnel lining dimensioning (TBM and SCL), ground improvement, face support etc.
Contributing to the design of large-scale infrastructure projects mainly in UK
assisting in the development of conceptual design and producing engineering details in accordance with project requirements
Site visits and attending client meetings,
Prepare and check calculations and writing reports

Company Requirement (All Employees)
Establish and promote best practice in health, safety, quality, sustainability and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHWESQ department.
Work in the spirit of the company’s core values, contributing to best practice.


Ability to collect all required information and communicate with interfacing parties.
A good understanding of engineering geology, ground risk management, ground movement assessment and mitigation, considering constructability and other relevant aspects (e.g. environmental issues, cost and programme).
Experience in tunnel design, numerical calculation methods (e.g. FEM) and CAD software.
Facilitate technical reports, presenting design results to a wider audience or discussing relevant decisions with the client’s specialists.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Good knowledge of relevant British and EU standards and codes
The capacity to mentor and to provide guidance to less experienced design engineers, while producing conceptual and detailed designs, preparing / checking calculations for a variety of tunnelling / civil engineer structures
Sound analytical ability and a solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and current design standards
The ability to communicate and liaise effectively and professionally with the design team, clients and contractors

General (All Employees)
Participate in, and positively promote, the STRABAG AG UK core values
Undertake any reasonable duties expected of you.
Carry out all work in accordance with health and safety and any other legal requirements
Ensure compliance with the Company policies and procedures
Manage the performance of all employees assigned to you in accordance with legislation and company procedures.
Attend and engage fully in any learning and development activities that are deemed appropriate by your line management.
Participate and engage fully in company appraisal/performance review processes and constantly work to improve your individual, your team and the wider group’s performance. 

Note: In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required in order to support the objectives of the Group/Company.

Requirements

A Degree in Civil Engineering / Ground Engineering
Holder of relevant professional qualification -
Eng or CEng or close to obtaining a professional Chartership)

Skills / Experience

Design experience across a range of tunnel / underground engineering structures

TBM Tunnelling Design 

Good understanding of tunnelling and geotechnical principles. SCL tunnelling design knowledge appreciated

Knowledge and understanding of construction contract law and forms of contract through experience and formal training

Knowledge of construction techniques and best practice

Computer competence CAD (Autocad / Bentley Products)

Shaft Lining Design Experience desirable

We offer

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

Company

Exciting project diversity inland and abroad

Safety through a stable workplace

Earth Mentality, good working atmosphere and openness

Company healthcare management (extensive offer depending on location)

Development

Career planning in dialogue - annual employee appraisals for orientation and career development

Own corporate academy with extensive training program & customized training series

Diverse career opportunities in the group

Depending on location

i.e. Parking facilities and canteens/tea and coffee kitchens

i.e. Company parties, excursions and various sports activities

Monetary

Fair & marketoriented payment

Apprenticeship in construction are among the highest paid! - Further information on the career website

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Because success comes from working together.

As a European technology group for construction services, we construct thousands of buildings and structures around the world every year by bringing the right people, materials and equipment together at the right place and at the right time. This would not be possible without teamwork – across geographic boundaries and business units. Become a part of our team!

Your contact

Tracy Morgan
136, High Holborn
WC1V6PX, London
Tel. 07976433617
www.strabag.com

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