Young Tunneller of the Year
Nominations for this award are sought to find a young tunnelling professional who, while developing and deepening their experience in the tunnelling industry, has made an outstanding contribution between January 2020 and July 2021.
Judges will focus on the personal contribution made by the individual to successfully bring to market innovative ideas or initiatives, challenge normal practices or played a key role in delivery of technically complex work on a tunnelling project.
The individual could also have championed improvements in health, safety and wellbeing, have put significant effort into STEM outreach in the area in which the project is being delivered or play a key part in improve diversity and inclusivity policies within the business they work for.
The entrant must have no more than 10 years’ tunnelling industry experience. The entry must be backed by two independent referees.
Judges will look for evidence of the individual's ability to:
- Drive a team, project or business to technical or commercial success
- Deliver beyond the client's expectation on a project
- Improve the tunnelling industry through their own personal commitment and ideas
- Create a real legacy for the wider industry and share their knowledge
Each entry should be supported by a maximum of three images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.