CAREERS

Our staff are the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the industry

We all share a common drive to succeed, an enthusiasm for our work and a passion for providing exceptional service to our clients.

A career at JCA offers many opportunities. We work on iconic projects across a diverse range of sectors and always have new and exciting challenges for our team to face.

In order to ensure that we continue to attract and retain people who embody our values and can deliver our high standards, we provide a dynamic and fast-paced work environment, in which our employees can thrive.

We believe in offering significant personal growth opportunities with ongoing development programmes for people at all stages of their careers. This includes a highly competitive salary and benefit package and a diverse and collaborative work environment that recognises individual achievements.

Our learning and development strategy creates a body of multi-skilled people who can realise their full potential whilst accommodating the changing needs of the business and industry.

We believe in supporting our staff and encourage them to progress and learn new skills. We promote best practice across the group, stimulate innovation and actively encourage the sharing of ideas and experiences from across the whole of JCA.

JCA is made up of people from a vast range of cultural, educational and geographical backgrounds. We encourage our team to understand individual client needs, support their colleagues, challenge the industry, generate innovative solutions and have a positive and proactive approach to doing business.

We put a strong emphasis on always delivering our promises to our clients and work hard to achieve the high standards we set for ourselves. As part of this we reward hard work and believe in celebrating our successes.

JCA is an equal opportunities employer.

With roles varying from engineers to administrators and contract managers, JCA can offer a wide variety of opportunities that span many career disciplines….

We believe collaboration and teamwork isn’t just for the office. Work life balance is essential to high performance and we have created an active social program across JCA.

Our staff take advantage of a wide range of social activities. From Go-karting to post work drinks, we believe in encouraging a happy and healthy workforce that aren’t afraid to enjoy themselves!

JCA sponsor several charities and young athletes and hold a number of fundraising events each year to support these.

Current Opportunities

Contracts Manager / Site Managers / Site Supervisors (Engineering Projects)

Due to significant and sustained growth, we have the following career opportunities for site based roles across our MEP, interior fit out and construction projects in 2017 in London and UK South.

  • Contracts Managers
  • Site Managers
  • Site Supervisors

We work across a range of industry sectors including finance, commercial development, pharmaceutical, education and the public sector, offering an array of services ranging from business critical infrastructure for data centres and laboratories, to fast track commercial office fit outs.

We are seeking experienced Contracts Managers, Site Managers and Site Supervisors to ensure the management, monitoring and delivery of our projects to clients, ensuring that our business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

For a more detailed job description and/or to submit a CV, please contact recruitment@jca.co.uk

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Position/Title:    Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Company:           JCA Engineering Ltd

Responsible to: Technical Engineering Manager

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

A key position within the company intended to provide a high degree of technical expertise and design skills from initial concept through to project certification. The senior electrical design engineer will be an essential member of the project teams providing pre-contract support developing client briefs as assigned to them by the business or as sourced by their own means, presenting and justifying concept designs to clients and offering budget proposals. The senior electrical design engineer will work closely with the estimating department and project delivery divisions to provide firm pricing and ensure that concept design details are conveyed into the project at delivery stage.

The position will require close liaison with the commercial support department with the purpose of ensuring that any notable technical achievements and accreditations are used in a sensible and worthwhile manner.

The senior design engineer will at all times portray the business in a positive manner ensuring all activities remain professional and ethical at all times.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks:

  • Development of concept/scheme designs from drawings or site surveys
  • Compilation of budget costs for project work involving close liaison with the estimating department
  • Provide design information for estimating department to price sufficiently accurately as required by client brief
  • To assist the compilation of tender return documents with all necessary technical detail and commentary
  • To present to client teams the concept design proposed
  • Development from concept stage design through to implementation
  • Manage any external design resource engaged to deliver detailed design work
  • Close liaison with the divisional contracts managers and their teams to ensure technical accuracy at delivery stage
  • To actively oversee any key site based operations that warrant a high level of technical expertise be present
  • To work with the divisional contracts managers to formulate robust commissioning, integrated systems testing and certification plans
  • Development of customer base working with existing and new clients
  • Liaise with business principles to develop and manage a technical strategy that is complimentary to the business
  • Ensure that the company’s health, safety & environmental policies and procedures are constantly adhered to in all aspects of building services design
  • Be conversant with the company standards, associated guidance manuals and technical standards and regulations relevant to the design & technical engineering needs of the Company.
  • Liaise with the marketing department for organising and attending marketing activities and events such as exhibitions, conferences etc.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the company Directors from time to time.

Performance Criteria

  • To ensure that the business is not exposed technically
  • To demonstrate a proven track record of promoting the company successfully
  • Accuracy of data production and presentation
  • Achieving deadlines for all projects assigned
  • All performance criteria will be assessed against KPI’s on a monthly/quarterly basis

Maintenance Engineers

Position/Title:    Maintenance Engineer

Department:      Managed Services

Company:           JCA Engineering Ltd

Responsible to: Supervisor

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

To ensure that JCA deliver their contracted M&E maintenance and day to day reactive works in a safe and efficient manner and within legislative and contractual obligations, ensuring that records are up to date and of the highest standard. Engage with any competence training deemed necessary by the company to safely and professionally carry out the tasks within the scope of works.

Key Responsibilities/Tasks:

Day to day tasks:

  • Day to day PPM maintenance and reactive repair of building services installations (electrical, plumbing and mechanical)
  • Completion of company documentation in its entirety and in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that all plant, equipment, office and operational areas that are within JCA control are kept in a clean, tidy and serviceable state
  • Maintain the professional representation of the company’s technical and ethical standards
  • Ensure regular communication with service coordinators, supervisors, contract managers and where necessary client representatives at all times
  • Adhere to and comply with procedures, policies and standards at all times
  • Ensure all work undertaken is in accordance with risk assessments, and method statements
  • Work in a safe manner with due regard to the environment and the safety of others
  • Comply with legislative requirements
  • Provide concise reports to line management and service desk where necessary

General duties:

  • Providing cover for other team members
  • Carrying out planned maintenance and reactive tasks within the relevant skill level training and qualifications
  • Completion of all relevant service, health and safety and compliance documentation relevant to the tasks carried out
  • Carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies Required:

  • Relevant experience of building services maintenance
  • Fully conversant with electrical, mechanical or plumbing maintenance
  • Sufficient competency demonstrated through JCA technical questionnaire

Desirable Qualifications:

Electrical:

  • BTEC / HND / HNC / ONC / Degree
  • Electrical Apprenticeship
  • City & Guilds 236 parts one & two
  • City & Guilds 2360 levels one and two
  • City & Guilds 2367 part 1 & 2368 part 2
  • City & Guilds 2330 levels two and three
  • City & Guilds 2357 levels two and three
  • Any subsequent City & Guilds course used to replace 2357

Air Conditioning:

  • City & Guilds: 207 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Parts
  • Level 3 Certificate in Complex Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Level 2/3 Engineering Maintenance
  • City & Guilds: 207/8 Safe Handling of Refrigerant
  • NVQ Level 2 Refrigeration and Air conditioning level 2 & 3 (7189, 6187,6090)

Mechanical:

  • NVQ Engineering Maintenance Parts 2 & 3 (1788)
  • City & Guilds Mechanical Maintenance Parts 2 & 3
  • Technical Building Services Engineering Parts 2 & 3
  • NVQ Level 2 & 3 Plumbing
  • Mechanical Apprenticeship

Other:

  • For mobile engineers, a van may be supplied and therefore a full driving license is required

Maintenance Coordinator

Position/Title:    Maintenance Coordinator

Department:      Managed Services Coordination

Company:           JCA Engineering Ltd

Responsible to: Service Desk Team Leader

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

To work within a team of coordinators, contract management and engineering delivery to ensure that we deliver a first class customer and client focused service. The team is to have a collaborative approach and work as one team with one focus, providing an exceptional service delivery to the client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To carry out PPM scheduling and progressions, ensuring the tasks that are due are scheduled for the correct day and time slots, utilising the engineering workforce efficiently. Liaising with clients where necessary. Ensure that engineers are in attendance and chase for completion.
  • Receiving client requests for additional or reactive attendance, raising a record and progressing that record through its various stages, selecting the correct engineering attendance, chasing for completion within SLA’s through to financial closure
  • Dealing directly with the engineer workforce to provide daily diaries, and relay changes in timely manner
  • Liaising with contract managers when progressing quotations, producing the final presentation document for approval
  • Raising purchase orders for both materials and subcontracted services as required, utilising the company’s preferred suppliers list and procurement department when necessary
  • Providing accurate and timely data for reports to be used internally and externally as required
  • Liaise with and communicate daily with engineering delivery and contract management to ensure that all are fully aware of location of staff and status of works
  • To provide an excellent level of client and customer focus, through all contact channels
  • Excellent communication and written skills

Additional Tasks:

  • Providing cover for other team members
  • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the directors from time to time

Skills, Knowledge and Competencies Required:

  • Previous experience of working in a customer service/client focussed environment is desirable
  • Strong administration and organisational skills would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills, and able to coordinate and collate monthly reports for clients
  • Ability to deal confidently with clients and contract managers
  • Able to prioritise own workload and report any resource issues directly to line manager

Desired Skills, Knowledge and Competencies Required:

  • Previous experience of customer service/administration within the building services industry

Qualifications Required:

  • GCSE qualifications (including A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths)
  • Strong IT skills (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word and in-house CAFM systems)

Personal Attributes:

  • Open, honest and trustworthy
  • Able to produce work of an excellent standard and prepared to learn new skills in order to achieve this
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to make decisions and use own initiative
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Understand the importance of following policy and procedure

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