Job Ref: JGL68910

Division: Tunnelling 

Location: South East London

Shift Pattern: Days/Nights Rotating 

The Joseph Gallagher Group has been family owned since 1982. Today, we are one of the UK's leading civil engineering and tunnelling contractors, offering a wide range of construction and specialist services.

Joseph Gallagher have an award winning reputation and has had the privilege to be part of some of the most complex infrastructure projects taking place today.

The Role

As the Slinger/Signaller, you will work alongside the lifting teams to provide safe direction and supervision of the crane operators at the bottom of the shaft. 

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for attaching and detaching the loads from the lifting equipment 
  • Ensuring correct use of lifting accessories and equipment 
  • Directing safe movement of equipment and load using a radio or hand signals 
  • Follow the lifting plan set out and immediately relay any concerns to the Crane Supervisor
  • Carry out checks on all relevant lifting equipment before the work begins 
  • Always follow Health and Safety procedures  


  • Blue CPCS A40 (Slinger) – All Types All Duties 
  • Tunnel Entry & Emergency Procedures (TEEPS) Training (Desirable)
  • Tunnel Safety Training Scheme (TSTS) (Desirable)
  • In-date Safety Critical Medical (Desirable) 
  • Tideway Induction (Desirable) 


  • Must have significant experience as Slinger/Signaller 
  • Must have experience working on a tunnelling project below surface 

Please note for this position you will be required to provide references. 

Joseph Gallagher Group are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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Our Culture

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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