CAREERS

JCA is on a mission. We are always looking for the best people to help us continually achieve excellence in engineering and construction design, build and maintenance.

JCA offers a variety of challenging and career-enhancing roles, in a vibrant and enthusiastic working environment. Our positions come with great benefits. We recognise the importance of helping our employees balance work and home life, by offering flexible working arrangements. This enables staff to incorporate other priorities, including parental and caring responsibilities, voluntary and charity work and leisure pursuits.

We also offer learning and development opportunities including Talent Development Programmes, Graduate schemes, Apprenticeships, as well as work experience for young people. To apply or if you would like more details, please contact careers@jca.co.uk.

Opportunities exist at technical, professional and management levels in roles including maintenance, administration, project management and design.

If you are interested in joining us on our mission, get in touch: call for a chat, send us your CV, use LinkedIn or view our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you.

JCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, and accredited with the Living Wage Foundation and Investors in People.

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Current Opportunities

Quantity Surveyor (Hertfordshire, Essex)

We are seeking Quantity Surveyors with experience within critical environments to join our engineering projects team, based across Hertfordshire and Essex.

The role consists of financial and commercial management of allocated contracts to ensure that our business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

KEY ROLE RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Review and understanding project contract documentation.
  • Preparing and analysing supplier and sub-contractor enquiries.
  • Preparation and issuing of contract documents to our supply chain.
  • Monitoring change in our scope of work and pricing of variations.
  • Preparing and agreeing Monthly progress applications.
  • Financial and contractual control of sub-contractor accounts.
  • Issuing of contractual notices and evaluate loss and expense/acceleration claims. Ensuring that contracts are correctly administered in accordance with the relevant legal framework.
  • Providing fast, accurate, competitive, and profitable estimates.
  • Preparation of monthly commercial project reports.
  • Provide Data and analysis of issues & risks as required by Management.
  • Managing and forecasting of project Cash flows.
  • Liaising with the client, sub-contractors, and other departments.
  • Maintain excellent client relationships, develop, and maximise opportunities for additional revenue and margin and contract retention.
  • Work with all stakeholders to identify opportunities in line with business strategy

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • A BTEC in Building Studies, Building Engineering or Building Management or a HNC / HND / Degree in Quantity Surveying.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience of managing elements of projects.
  • A working knowledge of Mechanical/Electrical Work Packages
  • CSCS card holder relevant to role
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Has experience of working in an SME and can demonstrate an understanding of the need to have a broad business understanding
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Full UK driving licence

Commissioning Manager (Hertfordshire, Essex)

We are seeking Commissioning Managers with experience within critical environments to join our engineering projects team, based across Hertfordshire and Essex.

Please use a form to apply or contact us at recruitment@jca.co.uk for more details.

Design Manager, Commissioning Manager, Project Planner, Quantity Surveyor, Contracts Manager (Electrical) (Surrey, M25/M3)

We are seeking Design Manager, Commissioning Manager, Project Planner, Quantity Surveyor, Contracts Manager (Electrical) with experience within critical environments to join our engineering projects team, based in Surrey, M25/M3.

Please use a form to apply or contact us at recruitment@jca.co.uk for more details.

Contracts Manager (M&E) (London and surrounding area)

Are you interested in being part of a growing business?

Are you seeking an exciting opportunity?

We are seeking M&E Contract Managers with experience within critical environments to join our engineering projects team, based across London and surrounding area.

The role consists of all aspects of the management of allocated contracts to ensure that our business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

KEY ROLE RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Take full financial and delivery responsibility for a portfolio of contracts ensuring that JCA cost effectively deliver contracted services as well as additional services, within legislative and contractual obligations.
  • Manage all activities necessary, as required to achieve success at all contract life cycle phases, including lead generation, opportunity management, enquiry to quote process, pre-contract phase, post contract phase and defects and liability period.
  • Deliver projects in accordance with contracted requirements. Ensure that contracts are correctly administered in accordance with the relevant legal framework.
  • Manage direct and indirect resources, supply chain, plant, materials, and logistics necessary to ensure successful contract completion.
  • To carry out financial forecasting and reporting of cost, sales, gross profit, and risk associated with all projects assigned to you.
  • Ensure that statutory obligations are met in full and ensure that the business is not exposed to undue risks.
  • Ensure that records, data, and systems are maintained up to date and in accordance with standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain excellent client relationships, develop, and maximise opportunities for additional revenue and margin and contract retention.
  • Work with all stakeholders to identify opportunities in line with business strategy

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Mechanical or Electrical qualifications (e.g. ONC, HND, Degree Level or equivalent)
  • M&E Project Management Qualification or demonstration of experience in the role.
  • Technical Qualification
  • SMSTS site management safety training qualification
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • CSCS card holder relevant to role
  • First aid at work
  • Can demonstrate delivery of projects of a comparable size, value and in a comparable industry or market sector.
  • Can demonstrate leadership and management style in keeping with JCA’s brand image.
  • Can demonstrate excellent analytical skills and has experience of Document Management Systems, SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, Asta Powerproject, Excel, Anaplan, or similar/equivalent packages.
  • Has experience of working in an SME and can demonstrate an understanding of the need to have a broad business understanding.
  • Knowledge of the construction and engineering industry’s statutory requirements, methods, and processes.
  • Driving licence holder
  • Willing to stay away from home for short periods depending on job location

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