TBM Superintendent – Tunneling

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Squamish, Vancouver


$250,000 CAD - $300,000 CAD - Non taxable LOA


Full Time

Reference Code

HMI - 78600

Role: TBM Superintendent
Salary: $250-300k CAD + Non taxable LOA
Location: Squamish, Vancouver

Hamilton Mayer is assisting the search for a highly skilled and experienced TBM Superintendent to oversee their Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) operations in Vancouver.

As a TBM Superintendent, you will manage all aspects of TBM operations, including safety, quality, productivity, and scheduling. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of large, high-profile, projects that impact your community.

Our client is known for their expertise in the engineering and construction of deep shafts and tunnels of all sizes and complexity across North America. Additionally, they are renowned industry leaders providing design/build/install services for innovative Hoisting and Vertical Conveyance Systems.

– Extraordinary Projects Need Exceptional Talent –


  • Demonstrate and uphold our core values: safety, excellence, people, integrity, communication, responsibility, and Innovation.
  • Assists Project Manager in the planning of field portion of assigned project.
  • Ensure that quality is preserved in the construction process and that the budget is maintained.
  • Interact with the Tunnel Manager, Field Engineers and Home Office project staff.
  • Ensure that the workers are safe and healthy.
  • Ensure that all on-site personnel comply with project procedures, work rules, and safety program requirements.
  • Respond appropriately to accidents and follow company procedures – (accompany employee to hospital, complete required paperwork, drug screening, etc.)
  • Evaluating the requirements in the field and recommend hiring new workers.
  • Organizing the duties and responsibilities of project workers according to schedule.
  • Verify timesheets and hours worked by site company personnel.
  • Daily meetings to direct work goals and discuss safety issues.
  • Track change of conditions which add time to the schedule or constitute a change order
  • Write project progress updates in liaison with the construction foreman.
  • Record all the happenings and progress of the field work and reporting it to Project Management through daily reports and personal narratives.
  • Prepare and present field related submittals as may be required by contract for both owner and company.
  • Manage and oversee TBM operations, including TBM assembly, tunnel excavation, lining, and grouting.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules and ensure timely completion of TBM operations.
  • Manage and supervise a team of TBM operators, technicians, and maintenance staff.
  • Conduct regular site inspections to identify potential safety hazards and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Monitor and report on TBM performance, including excavation rates, downtime, and maintenance needs.


  • Certification in construction technology, preferred.
  • 15 years minimum experience withTunnel Boring Machine operations. EPB & Mixshield Herrenknecht TBM. TBM & Trailing Gear (TBM) tunneling with concrete segment lining 4.5 m. diameter.
  • Demonstrate and uphold our core values: safety, excellence, people, integrity, communication, responsibility, and Innovation.
  • Assists Project Manager in the planning of field portion of the assigned project.
  • Assist management in developing and implementing project procedures, working documents, standard operating procedures, quality standards, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.
  • Strong knowledge of TBM technology and equipment, including cutter head design, segmental lining, and grouting.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends as necessary.



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