Arup Senior Tunnel Engineer in NA, Singapore

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, we attract a diverse mix of people to work on ground breaking projects around the world.

We are seeking for a Senior Tunnel Engineer to join our team in Singapore.

• Undertake leading roles in cavern, rock tunnel, and TBM tunnel design projects. This will include: investigation, design, analysis and modelling, technical documentation, technical presentation, tender submissions, project scheduling and meeting deadlines and budgets.

• Provide design and technical consultation in tunnel design. You will be responsible for checking the quality and accuracy of own and others work. Furthermore, you may be responsible for the development of others through providing guidance, training and feedback.

• Responsible for a number of junior engineers and lead them in the production of all aspects of tunnel design

• Responsible for representing your team or group at external meetings and you may be involved in developing events, activities and internal projects of some complexity.

• Work directly with clients, contractors and government agencies at both a technical and strategic level.

• Update quality systems information on all project work, and contribute to the overall profitability of the Infrastructure group.

• Your work will encompass authoring non-standard letters, reports and other project related correspondence.

• Supporting the firm’s compliance in maintaining ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 requirement.


• Relevant tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering

• Working towards or already Singapore PE / Chartered qualified or equivalent

• Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in the design of tunnel projects. (Singapore experience would be a distinct advantage)

• Familiar with Singapore Codes and Practices (or international equivalent), contract administration and submission procedures would be an advantage

• Track record in tunnel design and up to date experience of tunnel projects and procedures

• Experience in precast segmental lining design, SCL and mining techniques.

Personal Attributes

• Understanding of the development process and necessary approvals and consent

• Able to demonstrate strong design ability and engineering skills and knowledge

• Clear understanding of the need to consider occupational Health and Safety in all activities, including Safety in Design.

• Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

• Able to quickly develop successful client relationships

• Able to work independently with minimum supervision

• Able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

• Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills

• Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)

• Supporting the firm’s compliance in maintaining ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 requirement.

• Other relevant duties as required.

“It is not the wish to expand, but the quest for quality which has brought us to this position… to do work of quality, we must have people of quality. There are many kinds of quality, and there are many kinds of job to do, so we must have many kinds of people, each of which can do their own job well.” Ove Arup, 1970.

Job: Tunneling

Title: Senior Tunnel Engineer

Location: Singapore-NA-Singapore

Requisition ID: SIN00001V