Job Ref: JGL68903

Division: Tunnelling 

Location: South East London

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

We are currently recruiting for Lead Miners for a major tunnelling project based in South East London.

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Proactively the mining team, delegate duties as appropriate 
  • Working closely with the Pit Boss to coordinate the project 
  • Lead by personal example and consistently set high standards of health and safety performance and behavior.
  • Ensure that plant and equipment is used by only those who have received adequate information, instruction and training


  • CSCS Gold - Supervisor 
  • Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) qualification
  • Tunnel Safety Training Scheme (TSTS) (Desirable) 
  • Tunnel Entry and Emergency Procedures (TEEPS) (Desirable) 


  • Demonstrable experience of leadership, building and motivating teams 
  • Slurry experience on TBM's 
  • Strong experience working on major tunnelling projects 
  • Good problem solving skills 
  • Ability to report at supervisory level 

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

For more information please contact Shannon Wade on 07812 759 222

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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