Shift Manager

Joseph Gallagher is the leading UK based Civil Engineering & Tunnelling sub-contractor, growing significantly in the last 37 years into an international business. We have an award-winning reputation, industry leading safety culture and have had the privilege to be a part of some of the most critical infrastructure projects taking place today. In the Middle East, we are leading the way in trenchless technology, carrying out all forms of non-disruptive, no dig construction techniques with extensive experience from long sea outfalls, Non-Disruptive Road Crossings to Oil and Gas Pipelines, understanding fully the requirements to operate in each of these sectors.

 Key Tasks:

  • Continuous cover of works (on suitable shift pattern).
  • Act as SIC (Site Incident Controller)
  • Ensures and enables safe and efficient execution of the works.
  • Attends dayshift SRG including RES meeting and nightshift SRG.
  • Agrees RESS and delivers RESS briefing.
  • Implements RESS and ensures compliance with RESS.
  • Ensures convergence monitoring is installed and monitored as per the RESS.
  • Ensures workforce are briefed and understand appropriate safety documentation.
  • Ensures adequate supply of toolbox items, back-up shotcrete and back-up shotcrete plant is available on site and in working order before the start of any excavation.
  • Ensures and enables start of shift briefings to work force. Produces and enables/ implementation of start of shift safety task briefings and constantly monitors safety
  • Responsible for all activities on shift including the surface and underground construction supply chain.
  • Management of resources and underground logistics.
  • Management of all plant and equipment.
  • Ensures all materials are delivered and available on-site.
  • Liaison with the Shift SCL Engineer to deliver the above
  • Liaises with the Sub – Agent and JGL Project Manager to deliver the above.


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We strive to create a team environment ensuring that; health safety, quality and wellbeing are part of everyday work conversations. 

Our Core Values and Behaviours guide and inform how we work, individually and as team.


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