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Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation

SEM Shift Engineer (3 Openings)



Company Information

The Dr. G. Sauer & Partners Corporation performs feasibility studies, design and construction supervision as well as project management and risk management services for tunneling projects in a variety of environments. Special expertise is available for the design and construction of large NATM tunnels in weak rock and soft ground conditions, and in urban tunneling. DSP also performs Value Engineering Services, providing cost-effective alternatives to base designs to contractors and clients.

The experience of the firm’s design staff covers all aspects of tunneling, including cost estimating and scheduling, geotechnical investigations, structural design, rock support and waterproofing. DSP’s construction support staff has a vast knowledge of the day to day operations on site which is essential in monitoring the contractor’s performance and in evaluating and settling claims.

DSP provided consultancy and construction supervision services to a wide range of clients including owners, consultants and contractors.

Job Description

Job description

The SEM Shift Engineer will maintain a presence at the heading, inspect the excavation sequence and support measures and document all SEM activities through forms and daily reports. The SEM Shift Engineer will be present during day and night shifts to monitor the proper implementation of the design. In order to fulfill this requirement, the SEM Shift Engineer will monitor: excavation; installation of support; equipment usage; and safety compliance. The SEM Shift Engineer will report on the ground conditions encountered and support measures installed in daily reports provided to the Senior SEM Engineer and the SEM Geotechnical Engineer by the end of each shift.

In addition, the SEM Shift Engineer will observe and monitor the tunnel crews’ performance and will provide recommendations for improvements to the Senior SEM Engineer, which will discuss the recommendations with the contractors Site Manager. These recommendations will either be a direct result of their observations or could be based on changes in geology, which allow a change in excavation length or installation of support measures.


At least 10 years of experience in SEM Tunnelling and 5 years of experience on international projects. You should be experienced and knowledgeable in all construction steps, materials and equipment used.

Contact Information

Dr. G. Sauer & Partners CorporationIsabella LambauerOffice Administratorwashington@dr-sauer.com7037070700
Posting Date: 23-Nov-2016Engineering Contract, Full-Time 12 months$35.00 - $56.00/hr 3 ASAP
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