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Project Engineer - Mined Tunnel

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Permanent Full-time
Engineering - Civil, Engineering - Mining, Project Management
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Develop and execution a reasonable and detailed mined tunnel program and progress control to ensure the key interfacing milestone are achieved;
  • Establish feasible mined tunnel project budget and cost control protocol in accordance to minimize the loss against tender budget;
  • Recruit competent mined tunnel personal including site engineer, supervisor and skilled labour with the assistance of the tunnel superintendent and managing the logistic/accommodation for the workers in accordance with Covid 19 regulation;  
  • Specify the rental equipment specification and manage the rental and utilization and maintenance of the required equipment;
  • Procure required material and establish logistic plan to ensure adequate material on site for variable geology;
  • Scoping, evaluating, award and manage subcontractor to perform specialized work such as water proofing and drill and blast;
  • Optimize the temporary work design and minimize material usage of temporary work such as formwork and steel support in the main tunnel;
  • Interface coordination with shaft and main tunnel construction activity;
  • Over excavation and profiling control;
  • Ensure the work quality achieve the contract specification and drawing requirement;
  • Contingency measure for underground ingress control
  • Material wastage control and delay mitigation measures
  • Monthly accrual and forecast of Mined tunnel cost
  • Understand & comply with the HSE requirements based on LAIO internal framework, local regulations and contractual obligations
  • Communicate the same to subordinates and subcontractors, and monitor compliance on an on-going basis

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering with at least 8 years of experience in Mined Tunnel Construction
  • Good working knowledge of various excavation methods for Mined Tunnel Construction 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

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