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Bored Tunnels Lead

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-4779

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Responsible for the design deliverables and feasibility of construction for bored tunnels

Client Details

Our client is one of the leading projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that is designed and developed in line with the 2030 Vision


* Work collaboratively to ensure a consistent approach to tunnel Fire & Life Safety and Tunnel Ventilation approach with the Cut & Cover Tunnels.
* Oversee the approval of design from concept to IFC and the management of the RFI process in timely schedule.
* Ensuring consultants are progressing design as per the schedule and have sufficient information ahead of requirement.
* Briefs the PD on design issues and progress, assists in preparation of design reports.
* Identifies critical design decisions ahead of schedule.
* Directs and oversees a team of consultants, designers and drafters in 2D & 3D design platforms.
* Assist in the appointment of design consultant's scope of works, ensuring they are agreed and fully understood by all parties.
* Monitors the bid or proposal process for design to ensure organisational goals are met.
* Assists in evaluation of Contractors Proposals, ensuring they are complete and unambiguous.
* Ensure the design has been reviewed on all projects with respect to mitigating Health and Safety, design and buildability issues prior to construction and ensure that hazards are noted on relevant drawings at each stage of their production.
* With all relevant parties, input into a realistic design programme and information required schedule to satisfy design, procurement and construction requirements.
* Reviews potential innovation and value engineering solutions.
* Brief and engage Specialist Consultants/suppliers to undertake specialist reports with respect to Stations for planning, then review and critique and manage risks to resolution.

Job Offer

* An attractive package with benefits


The successful candidate will

Have technical expertise in
* Tunnelling methods
* TBM bored tunnelling
* Drill & Blast/mining
* Shafts design and construction
* Tunnel linings and structures
* Tunnel Ventilation
* Tunnel Fire & Life Safety
* Utility tunnels
* Over 15 years experience in managing multiple design disciplines and projects and the delivery of design, through a precontract schedule construction phase, including design change process
* Ability to identify critical design decisions ahead of schedule.
* Degree or above in engineering

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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