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Title:  Tunneling Engineers

Job Number:  2687

Melbourne, AU


CYP Design & Construction Joint Venture (CYP D&C) has been contracted to design and build the tunnels and stations for the Metro Tunnel Project.


CYP D&C brings together three of Australia's leading construction partners John Holland, Lendlease, and Bouygues Construction.


The Metro Tunnel Project will untangle the City Loop by taking three of Melbourne’s busiest train lines through a new tunnel under the city. It will create a new end-to-end train line from Sunbury to Cranbourne/Pakenham, with twin nine-kilometre tunnels and five new underground stations at Arden (to be renamed North Melbourne), Parkville, Anzac, and two new CBD stations - State Library and Town Hall - which will directly connect to the City Loop


We’re recruiting now for experienced Tunnel Project Engineers to join us in delivering this iconic project and leave an amazing legacy for the people of Melbourne


Responsibilities of the role include:


  • Coordinating on-site construction engineering activities to ensure that works are completed in accordance with plans, designs and specifications
  • Monitoring construction progress for adherence to programme
  • Managing Tunnel Site and Shift Engineers in terms of claims, variations in time and further contractual obligations
  • Assisting with the creation and adherence to project targets and objectives
  • Overseeing and reviewing relevant documentation administered to the project management team
  • Assisting with the preparation of site construction budgets and reports
  • Developing plans with supervisory staff and your interface team
  • Ensuring safety, environmental & quality management outcomes are in line with regional & corporate objectives and industry best practice
  • Delivery of a finished project that complies with the prescribed specifications & standards to deliver satisfaction to the client and other project stakeholders


To be considered for this role, it is essential that you demonstrate the following;


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent
  • Specialist tunnelling experience
  • 3 - 5+ years tunnel engineering experience
  • Tunnel temporary and permanent works design exposure
  • Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) experience, preferably on Slurry/Mix-Shield TBM
  • Geotechnical and underground experience
  • Planning and implementing site mobilisation work for tunnel sites
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively to drive positive outcomes with key stakeholders
  • Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills.


A role on this iconic project Melbourne Metro Project presents a long-term opportunity for someone to work on across the delivery phase of the constructions works. Consideration for these roles will be given to applicants that are able to demonstrate the relevant background and experience outlined.


CYP companies are diverse, flexible and inclusive as employers of choice. We engage, enable and empower our people. Inclusion sets all of us up for success.

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