Tunneling ventilation engineers plan, design and enable ventilation systems in tunneling projects.
- Newly trained tunnelling ventilation engineers can earn in the region of £26,000 to £31,000
- Trained with experience, tunnelling ventilation engineers can earn in the region of £31,000 to £36,000
- Senior or chartered engineers can earn in the region of £36,000 to £44,000 or higher
Salaries typically range depending on location, level of responsibility and chartered status
Qualifications and Training
Entry requirements mean tunnelling ventilation engineers typically hold a degree-level qualification in Mechanical Engineering or a similar numerate discipline. An HND or HNC in a relevant industry qualification offers an alternative to university study.
Many employers offer structured professional development programmes, which provide support, training and practical industry experience.