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Senior SEM Engineer

Job description:

The Senior SEM Engineer will head the SEM Team and implement the "Required Excavation and Support" ("RES"). The Senior SEM Engineer reports to the contractor’s tunnel manager. The successful candidate will manage the site supervision team, which includes the SEM/Geotechnical Engineers and the Senior SEM Inspectors, to ensure compliance with the design and to provide QA/QC Oversight as far as it concerns the excavation and support work of the running tunnels and mined stations.

In the field the Senior SEM Engineer will evaluate and assess geologic and hydrologic conditions and approve or if required, direct use of ground support categories and local measures. Furthermore, the Senior SEM Engineer will manage the documentation of geologic conditions and monitoring data. The Senior SEM Engineer will review daily, weekly and final reports produced by the contractor and the SEM Team members and will also coordinate with the contractor, track the construction schedule and provide input to improve production based on information received from the Senior SEM Inspectors, if required. The Senior SEM Engineer will produce a monthly status report and attend all required meetings.


At least 15 years of experience in SEM Tunnelling and 5 years of experience on international projects. The position requires experience and knowledge in all construction steps, materials and equipment used.

Career Level Required  Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Experience Required  15 years +
Education Required  Bachelor's Degree
Job Type  Temporary / Contract
Job Status  Full Time

Company Overview:
Dr. Sauer & Partners has a record of delivering high quality and innovative design solutions under tight program controls. To achieve this, we rely on our many talented, highly motivated employees. We are now looking for a Senior SEM Engineer for the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project in Toronto, Canada. 

Please submit your application and resume to our Washington office: