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Are you looking for a career that takes you beyond your desk and allows you to get your hands dirty? A career in civil underground engineering is exciting, adventurous, and challenging, letting you travel the world while you develop your skills. It's also diverse and multidisciplinary. No two projects will ever be the same.
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See what's happening underground, around the world.
Source: Tunneling & Underground Construction
Two Central Subway Projects in San Francisco Win International Awards
This year, two projects associated with the Central Subway Program in San Francisco, CA the Chinatown Station of the Central Subway Program and the Union Square Market Street Station, were honored by the ITA as Project of the Year (between €50M and €500M) and as the Innovative and Contributing Underground Spaces winner, respectively.
Source: Tunnelling Journal
Brisbane Cross River Rail TBM ‘Else’ Prepares for Launch
Else, the first of Brisbane’s Cross River Rail’s two 7.2m diameter Herrenknecht TBMs is now underground in the Woolloongabba site’s station cavern ready for launch later this month, and will only re-emerge later this year after it has finished tunnelling under the Brisbane River and CBD.
Source:Tunnel Business Magazine
‘Project Connect’ Transit Plan Passes in Austin, Texas
On Nov. 5, voters in Austin, Texas, approved the $7.1 billion Project Connect transportation proposal. The Downtown Transit Tunnel will separate proposed light rail service from street traffic, enabling faster, safer and more reliable travel through downtown. The new rail system will connect at underground stations at Republic Square and other downtown locations.
Everything is different in the underground industry. You're a creative problem solver who has to think on their feet. You will see more in one day than others will see in their whole career.”
Your Path to Underground
A scholarship may help you pursue a career in underground
Are you ready to take your education about underground construction one step further? Apply for a scholarship to learn more about the industry and get to know professionals and available opportunities. Scholarships are offered to students to encourage the academic pursuits and careers in the field of tunneling and underground construction.Learn More