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Tunnel Supervisor - Drilling

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Permanent Full-time
Engineering - Civil, Engineering - Mining
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Perform drilling work in close shield and pressurised environment using TBM probing equipment;
  • Perform horizontal grouting drilling work for grout improvement block;
  • Perform rock bolting, probing and grouting drilling for mined tunnel construction;
  • Recommendation on drilling equipment and accessory to achieve high productivity;
  • Supervise and train less experienced drillers to perform the same work safely with reasonable productivity;
  • Assist tunnel superintendent on supervision work for TBM and mined tunnel construction activity when drilling work is not required;
  • Communicate the same to subordinates and subcontractors, and monitor compliance on an on-going basis
  • Attend toolbox meetings and be a role model to promote workplace safety by keeping a clean, neat and tidy workplace at all times and operating the TBM safely in accordance to the operating manual
  • Identify risks and mitigation measures for safe execution of activities; ensure adherence of safe work practices by self and workmen during implementation

Job Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering or related fields
  • 5 years of experience in Underground drilling and preferably 3 years experience in drilling on TBMs especially Slurry TBMs
  • Good working experience in infrastructure projects would be an added advantage
  • Adequate English skill and understanding of risk management process;

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

How to apply

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