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Senior Tunnel Engineer

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Date: Feb 26, 2021

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 34055 

Job Category: Engineering; Infrastructure 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Tunnel Engineer to join the Infrastructure group in our Tunnels and Underground Infrastructure team in the Greater Toronto area office location.

New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. 


Our knowledge of infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you! 


As the successful candidate, you will be involved on a wide variety of tunnel and underground infrastructure projects including those for transit, water/wastewater conveyance, power and industrial applications.  Project size will range from small studies to large-scale and high-profile programs.  Working for both owner and contractor clients, the role will be challenging and offer fantastic opportunities for skill set and leadership development.


You will be required to work within our integrated team where daily tasks include carrying out feasibility assessments, option development, various level of design including both new construction and rehabilitation works, constructability and risk assessments, cost estimating and schedule development. Your understanding of the underground infrastructure industry and expertise in the use of commercially available cost and schedule estimating software will be your foundation.  Your ability to learn quickly and think critically will be a key asset as you become familiar with and help evolve Hatch’s in-house tunnel cost estimating system.



  • Lead cost estimating and construction schedule development works and provide constructability input for underground infrastructure projects
  • Manage less experienced team members, providing coaching and helping them to develop required cost estimating and scheduling expertise for tunnel and underground infrastructure projects
  • Assist in the development and assessment of preliminary design options.  Provide direct support in the form of preliminary design cost and schedule estimates
  • Participate in the design of underground transit, water/wastewater, power and industrial infrastructure projects and associated structures, including management and supervision of less experienced team members
  • Prepare and review technical reports
  • Prepare and review design, tender and contract documents, and prepare proposals
  • Monitor the progress of works under construction including review of construction documentation including schedules, payment applications and claims
  • Liaise with project stakeholders including local governments, transit authorities, regulatory and approval agencies, contractors and suppliers
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, provide leadership, and be a self-starter
  • Deliver quality service to our clients and communities served


You bring to the role:

  • Civil, Structural or Geotechnical Engineering Degree from an accredited university.  Graduate degree(s) considered a definite asset
  • Professional Engineer with the P.Eng. designation in Ontario (or equivalent)
  • 10+ years of experience in the design and construction of tunnels and underground infrastructure with an emphasis on cost estimating and schedule development
  • Experience and fluency with construction cost estimating software and data bases such as RSMeans and scheduling software such as Primavera P6
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office is mandatory. Experience with industry standard design and analysis software including CADD is preferred
  • Experience with a variety of project delivery approaches including Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build and a variety of project funding arrangements including P3
  • Ability to work independently, exercise independent judgment, interact with other staff, collaborate with other disciplines, and mentor junior staff


Why join us?

  • Develop innovation partnerships
  • Think locally, work globally
  • Engage with people who make a difference


What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment.
  • Long term career development


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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