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Senior Tunnel Engineer

Job Type
Full Time
Construction Personnel

CaSE Contractors is a globally experienced team of specialists who provide civil and structural engineering expertise highly sought after by government and infrastructure industry clients. We work in partnership with a variety of delivery agencies to provide technical support across all project stages and work closely with our clients to provide oversight on major infrastructure and building projects around Australia. Our positive and progressive culture strongly supports diversity and inclusion creating a supportive workplace for growth potential.

Position Summary:

Ensure the effective coordination and control of Tunnel Engineering Works for a designated Project through activities of technical, engineering, inspection, scheduling, planning, survey, procurement and quality control based on CaSE / Clients standards. The Senior Project Engineer is responsible in assisting to ensure the safe and successful completion of the project on schedule, within budget and to the specified quality.


  • Quality and environmental aspects of the project are addressed to Project Manager to maintain effective operation and project delivery. 
  • Help monitor and control sub-contractors performance and ensures the quality and standard of workmanship is performed in accordance with the specifications. 
  • Follows project quality plan. 
  • Ensures non-conformances are recorded and corrective actions initiated as soon as practically possible .
  • Maintain and apply all relevant standards, policies, guidelines and legislative requirements necessary to support responsible decisions and courses of action. 
  • Adhere to safety plan for project and communicates it to project team members including suppliers and subcontractors. 
  • Ensures compliance with all relevant HSE policies, procedures and relevant legislative requirements.
  • Assists with resolution of safety issues as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Participates in the preparation of safe Work Method Statements in consultation with the work group carrying the proposed activity. 
  • Ensure the engagement of subcontractors comply with the CaSE / clients safety management system and procedures. 
  • Lead construction method statements approvals. 
  • Lead by example by meeting safety KPIs whilst ensuring project team member(s) and subcontractor supervisor(s) are also meeting their safety KPIs.
  • Monitor implementation of construction methods including audits.
  • Maintain effective liaison and communication with all levels of internal and external shareholders on all matters relating to the construction activities.
  • Participate in Client/contractor meetings and resolving Client/engineering and project management issues.
  • Interacts with both on site personnel and other parties to create a positive work environment.
  • Ensures regular two-way communication with the Project Engineer on all matters.
  • Conducts regular site meetings to foster understanding, participation and enthusiasm. 

To be successful in this key role, you must have

  • A recognised degree in Civil Engineering, or similar degree.
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in large multi-facet projects.
  • Leadership ability to provide mentorship to direct reports.
  • Demonstrated commercial experience to include planning and reporting on progress, cost and risk.
  • Demonstrated personal commitment to health and safety.

Why join the CaSE team?

At CaSE we believe our people are at the centre of our organisation and we recognise that they are the key to our success. We are proud to be part of a team of individuals that are supportive and forward-thinking. Being inclusive, collaborative and looking after one another is our version of a great workplace.

Some of the initiatives CaSE has implemented to encourage this:

  • Employee Assistance Program for mental wellbeing.
  • Access to educational programs.
  • Exclusive mentorship and networking events.
  • COLI – Cost of Living Initiative. 
  • Regular internal events to bring our people together.
  • Commitment to Equality and Diversity.

At CaSE, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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