The Engineer will be assisting the design management of the TBM tunnel section included in the Hampton Roads Tunnel Bridge (HRBT) Project. This position will also assist on the design of the associated ground improvements required for tunneling, the design of temporary elements associated to TBM excavation and on the design of the tunnel-portal interface.
The Engineer will be hired by gGravity Engineering USA and will work for HRCP Joint Venture. This position will work with the design and construction teams in the JV site offices, and will also have to work closely with gGravity Engineering Tunnel Division based in Madrid (Spain), that will provide direction and technical support.
The Engineer will be responsible for getting a compliant, efficient and cost-effective design on time. Will need to identify and assist to identify risks and opportunities in a timely manner, and guide the design development. This position will also have to work closely with the cost control and equipment teams.
When HRBT project design effort reduces, approximately in about 2-3 years, the Engineer could start working as gGravity USA Tunnel Engineer, integrated within gGravity's Tunnel Division, providing technical support to different tunnel projects of Dragados Construction Group in USA, including bids/proposals and construction projects.
Get a compliant, efficient and cost-effective design on time
Identify and assist to identify risks and opportunities in a timely manner, and coordinate with gGravity Engineering Tunnel Division based in Madrid (Spain)
Review and track design packages' status, generates, and follows up with the request for information (RFIs) or field change requests
Perform quantity take offs for cost estimates, payment applications, and schedule updates
Assist the scheduling department
Assist in the preparation of detailed requisitions for material purchase, services, and subcontracts
Assist in the preparation and issuance of specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents
Establish and maintain relationships with clients in order to define their needs, explain technical information, concepts or study results
Interact with subcontractor, supplier, and equipment vendors
Scope Development and Price Solicitations
Verify and complete request for proposals, estimates, and other technical documents
Perform other related duties as required and assigned
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Engineering (or related field) 5+ years of related work experience
Experience with and understanding of Tunneling and Mining Construction Requires basic engineering knowledge in civil works and geotechnics
Familiarity with CAD and other PC software packages typically associated with engineering
Ability to travel extensively: 50 - 75%
Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects
Ability to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach
Preferred Knowledge and experience with Scheduling software (i.e. Microsoft Project), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Experience with tunnel design, including some type of contact with FEM for tunnel design Knowledge about TBM tunneling
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)