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Jacobs Sr Tunnel Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities especially on tunneling projects.

By joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to provide structural analysis of underground structures while coordinating with other engineering groups for tunnel design. Our projects are complex so your expertise will be utilized in a range of technical elements related to the design of underground structures. We’ll ask you to assist on the development of contract documents (plans, and specifications) and apply your knowledge of various methods of tunnel construction in soft ground and hard rock.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

• Substantial professional project expertise on tunneling projects

• Registered Professional Engineer (PE)

• Able to lead underground structure design and analysis independently

• Able to develop structural plans and specifications with minimal supervision

• Excellent analytical and technical writing skills

• Knowledge of tunnel construction methods

Ideally, You’ll Also Have:

• Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering is preferred

• Hard Rock Water Supply Tunnel experience

• Finite element modeling experience; PLAXIS and/or FLAC is preferred

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.