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Technology & 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

Technology & Tunnel Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Unit specific context

The MENS’ BU (Project structuring, Operation and New Services) is one of the world leaders in the financial project structuring of PPP projects, as well as in the operation of infrastructures and services. In the road sector, Egis operates and maintains 44 roads and highways, including civil structures such as bridges, viaducts and tunnels. Through 28 operating companies, Egis employs more than 9,300 people in more than 20 countries, i.e. nearly 4,400 km.
In the airport sector, our BU operates, maintains and develops a network of 17 airports around the world, handling more than 30 million passengers and 330,000 tons of freight per year.
The MENS’ BU also offers a wide range of services for its customers such as electronic toll collection, interoperability and on-street parking management.

M25, one of our flagship projects!

Egis and our joint venture partners have formed Connect Plus Services (CPS), which is the company responsible for managing one of the busiest motorways in Europe through Highways England's largest Design build Finance operate (DBFO) contract. With over 600 people working across CPS and the contract running to 2039, this is a great opportunity to build an important part of your career on a major highways project.
On the M25 and other international Egis projects, our teams have extensive opportunities to develop diverse ranges of expertise and experience whilst contributing to the successful delivery of key services across different sectors.

Job description

Role purpose:

Work in a small team of professionals to look after key assets that form part of the Highways England road network around the nationally important M25 infrastructure.

Provide M&E skills to support the asset management of tunnel M&E and technology assets in the Bell Common, Hatfield, Holmesdale and Dartford East and West tunnels and across the M25 DBFO contract project road.

Your work will involve assessing the condition of assets and planning and specifying renewal and maintenance works to optimise asset service life and performance within contract constraints.

Main Responsibilities:

1.     Ensure M&E assets are properly recorded in asset databases and fully documented; audit and keep records up to date to make sure they satisfy safety and technical needs.

2.     Develop asset management best practices and processes for the M&E assets in line with ISO 55001.

3.     Coordinate and carry out tunnel M&E inspections to annual deadlines.

4.     Prepare M&E General and Principal Inspection reports for tunnels – collate and track ensuing actions to address faults.

5.     Assess the condition and performance of plant and systems based on physical survey and data analysis and make recommendations for maintenance and renewal –present these in asset forward plans covering the next 30 years.

6.     Prepare specifications for new and renewal M&E works with emphasis on whole life value.

7.     Work with consultants to develop designs – ensure adequacy for sub­contractor procurement and delivery on site.

8.     Work with sub-contractors to assess proposals and deliver detail design and construction M&E works to quality, time and budget.

9.     Review and approve Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) regimes for new and renewed plant and systems.

10.  Contribute to high standards of Health, Safety and Welfare with particular attention to improving design for maintenance.



1.     Electrical / mechanical engineer with degree qualification or equivalent demonstrable capabilities gained through experience.
2.     Knowledge of electrical and mechanical design codes.
3.     Knowledge of The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations
4.     Ability to draft technical specifications for mechanical / electrical plant and associated systems (renewal of existing or new items).
5.     Commercially aware, with an appreciation of contract and sub-contract
arrangements (preferably familiar with the NEC forms of contract).
6.     Ability to assess and analyse the condition of plant and systems both in the
field and from performance data – have a good eye for detail.
7.     Capable of scoping and coordinating field survey and inspection work, preparing and presenting reports on findings.
8.     Able to travel between sites around the M25 and adjacent motorways and all-purpose trunk roads and carry out work during night-time road closures (limited occasions driven by annual cycles of inspection and the need for asset surveys/ investigations.
9.     Able to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team and possess good written and oral communication skills.
10.  Able to build rapport with stakeholders and relationships quickly.
11.  Be flexible and adaptable and be able to plan and prioritise.


Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom


Dartford / South Mimms / Leatherhead - preferably Dartford

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

5-Master of Arts / Master of Science

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years