Job Details

Job ID: #20334
Job Location United States
Company Jacobs
Company Industry
Job Role Civil - Geotechnical
Employment Type Full-time
Monthly Salary

Preferred Candidate

Career Level bachelor
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location United States

Job Description

Tunnel Engineer
Civil - Geotechnical
Massachusetts, United States
Boston, MA
Posted: 09/01/2018
Updated: 09/01/2018
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The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.    The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.


We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary


Jacobs is seeking a Tunnel Engineer to support the Boston, MA office. 

Structural analysis of underground structures, coordinating with other engineering groups for tunnel design.
Demonstrate a range of technical capabilities with the experience of tunnel lining design, development of contract documents (plans, and specifications), knowledge of various methods of tunnel construction in soft ground and hard rock.
Exhibit a high degree of oral and written communication skills and be able to develop non-standard solutions. 
At least 10 years of related experience is required
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering is required
Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering is preferred
Registered PE is required
Able to lead underground structure design and analysis independently is required
Able to develop structural plans and specifications with minimal supervision is required
Excellent analytical and technical writing skills is required
Knowledge of tunnel construction methods is required
Finite element modeling experience; PLAXIS and/or FLAC is preferred
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

  • Field of Practice: Civil - Geotechnical Construction - Engineer
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10 Years of Experience