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Senior Technology and Tunnel Engineer

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior Technology and Tunnel Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.

We are now looking for a Senior Technology and Tunnel Engineer to join the Connect Plus Services Team.

Connect Plus services is a joint venture between Egis, Balfour Beatty and Atkins, managing the maintenance and operations of the M25.

The purpose of this role is to assist in the management of the Tunnel, Mechanical & Electrical and Technology assets across the network.

This position can be based out of out South Mimms / Dartford / Leatherhead, however we welcome flexible working

Job description


  • Help develop, manage and  maintain a comprehensive suite of M&E and Technology processes and procedures in accordance with the DBFO Contract and best asset management practice
  • Ensure the tunnel (including tunnel buildings and facilities) and technology asset databases and registers are in place, with regular reviews and updates in consultation with all relevant interested parties.
  • Manage and analyse the asset condition assessments and satisfaction of handback requirements considering and specifying appropriate maintenance and renewal regimes in collaboration with the teams
  • Carry out General and Principal Inspections, assist when inspections undertaken externally, and prepare reports for all M&E and Technology assets
  • Management of technology assests on the DBFO Co. network, in line with contract commitments, and asset management standards (ISO 55000) ensuring compliance and achievement of KPI Targets.
  • Provide support to the Tunnel Manager to ensure compliance with the Road Tunnel Safety Regulations and the M25 DBFO contract, deputising as and when required.
  • Assist in the production the Asset Management Forward Plan (AMFP) for Technology and Tunnel related M&E assets addressing serviceability and financial targets  
  • Draft and agree works technical performance specifications, briefs, programmes and budgets with manager and communicate to Project Managers for procurement and delivery
  • Work with the project delivery and the maintenance teams to achieve high performance and effective asset management. Work with groups consisting of engineers, surveyors, quantity surveyors, consultants, project managers, safety advisors, suppliers and clients. Assess sub-contractor proposals pursuant award of works package contracts.
  • Assist in managing internal/external resources to deliver the agreed outcomes
    Support stakeholder relationship management and engagement associated with asset management, and related wider objectives, to support the delivery of the overall programme.
  • Collaborate and engage with National Highways tunnel and technology teams to ensure good communications whilst optimising performance and reporting procedures.
  • Liaise with the CPS on-road team to assist on technical aspects and to ensure maintenance and defect resolution is undertaken in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Produce monthly and annual reports and annual update of Technology and M&E Plans
  • Identify and report on CPS exposure to risks and the contract payment mechanism.
  • Host and record regular Technology forums with all stakeholders.
    Assist in completion of capital renewal of the tunnels in accordance with the agreed AMFP and in compliance with the requirements of the RTSR and M25 DBFO contract.
  • Contribute to management of safety – establish/audit safe systems of work, review of risk assessments, assess competence etc; contribute to the management of asbestos
  • Assist in the planning and execution of testing and commissioning of all schemes


Experience/ Skills required

  • Must hold a valid UK Driving Licence / be mobile enabling site visits / inspections
  • Able to carry out night time inspections during unscocialable hours.
  • Qualified to degree or diploma level with substantial experience of working in the field of Highways technology and or Tunnel Management/SCADA systems.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Able to build rapport and relationships quickly.
  • Have the ability to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team.
  • Be flexible and adaptable.
  • An eye for detail
  • Be able to plan and prioritise


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required