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Tunnel Inspector

Schnabel Engineering is currently seeking a Tunnel Inspector for the duration of a two-season construction project in Kodiak Island, Alaska. This position is sought for the 2018 and 2019 construction seasons, with the potential to grow into a long-term full-time role in Schnabel’s growing Tunnel Engineering Services Group.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and inspect contractor tunnel construction activities of drill-and-blast tunnel, including portal cuts, excavation, and support in overburden and rock.
  • Observe rock exposed by tunneling and apply Contract Documents including drawings, specifications, and Geotechnical Baseline Reports to select and agree with Contractor superintendent on appropriate rock support based on observed rock conditions.
  • Monitor all tunnel portal excavation and tunnel construction activities including components of excavation cycle, muck handling and storage, probe drilling, tunnel grouting, groundwater inflow monitoring.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in construction or construction inspection, with at least one project of similar magnitude involving drill-and-blast tunnel construction or tunnel inspection experience
  • Candidates with B.S. or M.S. degree in Civil or Mining Engineering, or related discipline and previous tunnel inspection experience will also be considered
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to produce timely reporting and appropriate daily documentation of construction activities using (or for entry into) project contract management software
  • Ability to work in remote locations and on rough terrain

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to work legally in the United States, currently and for the duration of the project
  • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening

About Us:

For over 60 years, Schnabel Engineering, an employee-owned company, has been focused on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, dam and tunnel engineering. We are an ENR Top 250 engineering firm dedicated to excellence in client service, high quality, and value added solutions. If you have an interest in joining our team, please apply below.

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