Project Manager Tunnels

Vacancy ID: PMM
Created Date: 11.01.2018
Job Title: Project Manager Tunnels
Salary Competitive
Temp or Perm: Permanent Role
Region: North East
Sector: Construction
Consultant: Adelle Sidney
Consultant Phone: 0191 415 3300

Job Description:
Project Manager Tunnels  - To cover all site in Scarborough, Whitby, North Yorkshire and Teeside


 A publicly listed company on the London Stock Exchange’s  main  market. Through the development of its North Yorkshire polyhalite project it will become a world leading producer of multi-nutrient fertilizer.  The company are seeking a Marketing Analyst to actively support the market  research department’s efforts to drive sales agreements and customer retention.


The tunnelling scope of the project consists of a 37km long, segmentally lined tunnel to be constructed with tunnel boring machines (TBMs). The tunnel will be excavated to 350m below ground level and access to the tunnelling work fronts will be from shafts and a shallow portal on Teesside. The tunnel will eventually be used to transport the mined mineral on a conveyor, and to transmit 66kV to power the mine site.


  • Deliver project area outcomes in terms of time, cost and quality.
  • Organise and carry out the coordination and management of contractors to ensure that construction is safely planned and arranged in advance of target dates.
  • Develop, monitor and challenge programs of work, schedules and costs.
  • Ensure the timely coordination of activities, access, logistics and planning in assigned work areas.
  • Ensure that the criteria specified in the contract and applicable to the construction process are met.
  • Ensure that works comply with technical specifications, applicable legislation, approvals and standards, as well as internal safety and quality requirements.
  • Assist with the preparation of drawings, design, risk assessments, method statement documentation, equipment specification and site management.

Skills, experience and attributes
  • Practical tunnelling experience is required for this role – ideally 15 years’ experience on similar works.
  • Experience working on at least three tunnel projects (with at least one working on the client side).
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of tunnelling and different tunnelling methodologies – specific experience of segmental-lining tunnelling using tunnel boring machines (TBMs) is essential.
  • Understanding of the human, organisational and cultural aspects of a tunnelling project and the ability to deliver results in this environment.
  • Experience of being the named employer’s representative and the first point of contact for similar contracts.
  • Qualified in mining, civil engineering or a similar applicable discipline.

What’s In It For You

Attractive package depending on experience











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