Site Manager/Sub Agent - Tunnelling

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.

We are currently recruiting for a Sub Agent and Site Manager to join our tunnelling team based in the Midlands.  The projects involves shaft sinking, cofferdams and caisson shafts , micro tunnelling, manhole construction and  opencut works.

You will be required to: 

  • Lead the site team supervision, including subcontractors
  • Monitor site activities against the target programmes and site planning
  • Ensure adequate records are maintained complying with the JGL Information Management System, e.g. Quality Assurance documentation, daily diaries and as built drawings
  • Prepare and deliver daily site briefings
  • Monitor all works activities to ensure the they meet the Works Specification and are being delivered in a safe manner
  • Attend site meetings
  • Give formal communications to clients and subcontractors including but not limited to Early Warnings, and instructions
  • Ensure compliance with SHEQ standards
  • Produce site documentation eg RAMS and ITP’s
  • Ensure compliance with ITP’s
  • Work collaboratively with the Client's team

You will have:

  • A BSc, MSc, or BEng level qualification in a Civil Engineering aligned subject
  • The ability to work well within a dynamic, fast-paced team, whilst working autonomously 
  • The ability to prioritise a varied workload effectively.
  • Previous site experience in delivering projects to programme
  • The ability to manage the installation of works to a high specification / quality
  • The mindset to seek opportunities and problem solve with the design team and supply chain to identify programme and production opportunities
  • Experienced in working with NEC3 contract
  • Experience of working on tunnelling projects.
  • Flexibility to travel to other project sites around the north and midlands

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