Chief Underground Engineer

Date: Jan 5, 2023

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Company: Webuild S.p.A.

Webuild is the new name of the Salini Impregilo Group, the global construction player specialized in building large works and complex infrastructure for the sustainable mobility, hydroelectric energy, water, green buildings and the tunnelling sectors.

Webuild is the expression of 114 years of applied engineering experience in 50 countries, in five continents, thanks to the talent of 50,000 people from over 100 nationalities. With a total backlog reaching €36.2 billion*, Webuild is a group guided by the passion for building and the pursuit of excellence, which renewed its commitment to building a sustainable future by applying its know-how to build innovative and valuable works.


*Consolidated Financial Results 2019

Webuild is looking for a Chief Underground Engineer for Snowy Hydro Project in Australia.


The ideal candidate will manage a site technical office and a team of multidisciplinary engineers with all the temporary works, as well as to provide technical support to the design and construction department.



  • Tertiary Qualifications or related discipline such as a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineer Qualified
  • White Card



  • 10 years of experience in the design and construction of civil projects (tunnel, hydroelectric, bridge, roads.
  • Minimum 10 year of experience working in the construction industry


Required Competencies:

  • Ability to manage and give technical support to a team of engineers (5-10)
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong written, verbal and communication and presentation skills
  • Relevant Technical knowledge in civil works (tunnels, roads, bridges, hydroelectric plant, concrete structure)
  • Competent in the use of AutoCad 2D to read drawings and the Microsoft office suite


Core Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Assure that all deliverables (WPA, CMS, SOW, MAR, ASBUILT) are prepared correctly and on time
  • Support the design team in the design review to assure feasibility of construction and suggest optimization (value engineering)
  • Assure all TW (temporary works) are prepared correctly and on time in accordance with company procedure
  • Collaborate with other departments. (quality, construction, planning, environmental, project control) to solve technical issues that arise.
  • Participate to HAZOP, Safety in Design, Chair 2 and Chair 3 to support the design process
  • Prepare a Monthly Report with the progress activities of the technical office for internal review and for the project control department.


The above listed authorities & responsibilities are only a guide and may change as directed by your Manager/Supervisor or as per the requirements of FGJV Management.


Location: Australia - Cooma

Webuild is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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