Senior SEM Tunnel Superintendent/Inspector


Job description

The Senior SEM Tunnel Superintendent/Inspector 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 Senior SEM Tunnel Superintendent/Inspector will be present during day and night shifts to monitor the proper implementation of the design. In order to fulfill this requirement, the Senior SEM Tunnel Superintendent/Inspector will monitor: excavation; installation of support; equipment usage; and safety compliance. The Senior SEM Tunnel Superintendent/Inspector 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 Senior SEM Tunnel Superintendent/Inspector 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 15 years of hands-on field experience in SEM tunneling. Ideally you have previously worked for a Contractor as shifter, walker and tunnel superintendent. You should be experienced and knowledgeable in all construction steps, materials and equipment used.



Base Salary

CAD 40 - 60 Hourly Rate / OT as approved by client

Project Bonus after successful completion of project

Career Level Required

Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Experience Required

More than 15 Years

Education Required


Job Type

Temporary / Contract

Job Status

Full Time




Additional Benefits

Candidate eligible for lodging and travel allowance and per diems, if relocating 500 km to work site


Disability-, Dental-, Extended Medical Benefits as well as paid Holidays and Vacation Time