Pursuing a career in tunneling or underground engineering and construction can lead you down a number of different avenues.
You can work for a contractor, an engineering firm, or an owner / public agency. You have to dive in to understand the different roles, responsibilities and possible career paths. Some contractors have in-house design capabilities. You can be on-site during construction working for the design or geotechnical engineering firm. Some resources are provided below to help you navigate the various career opportunities.
The UCA Career Center provides a dedicated career resource specific to the underground construction industry. It’s your connection to employers actively looking for professionals in the tunneling and underground construction space. Find internships and career opportunities. Login to tunnelingjobs.org to create a free job seeker profile, post a resume and apply for open positions.