A Large international Construction company is seeking a highly skilled CONSTRUCTION MANAGER to manage a newly awarded Drill and Blast/ NATM Tunnel project in Switzerland. This role requires someone who speaks GERMAN and ideally has regional experience leading construction for Tunnel projects in the region.

They are seeking a well rounded construction specialist who is able to oversee the construction, contract management, client interface, budgets and operational management of the project autonomously. They will be responsible for the hands on delivery of the large widespread project working both from site and office for a long term, permanent post.

This is a key position reporting to the overall Project Manager and to the companies international management. It will be focused on the delivery of a contract and will be a key role. As such experience on projects of this nature will be required with a track record on multiple projects within Africa.

The Construction Manager will be responsible for the following:

-Management of infrastructure works

-Implementing quality standards

-Budget management and procurement

-Building and recruiting a large construction team

-Communicating with the client and consultant representatives

-Liaising with design teams

-Overseeing sub-contractors

An ideal candidate for this position will have the following:


-Degree or equivalent in civil engineering or equivalent.

-Previous experience in roles such as; Construction Manager, Tunnel Manager, Tunnel SI

-Experience with Drilling & Blasting and NATM

Candidates must be willing to relocate to Switzerland for 2 years minimum term on a full time basis. Packages are negotiable however will be very strong and worthy of senior level engineers.

Please contact c.macneal @ewirecruitment.com and send an up to date copy of your CV along with contact details, your salary requirements and your notice period.

ewi is an international consultancy focused on the search & selection of the Worlds leading engineering and construction professionals. We specialize in recruiting expats and local experts for major infrastructure and build projects across the globe.

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Tunnel NATM Drill and Blast Contracting Rail Engineering Project Manager

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Switzerland, Europe

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  • Salary
    €6,000 to €9,000 per year
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    EWI Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Niomi Cowling
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    Rail Engineering
  • Industries
    Civil Engineering
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