JCA has appointed Jamie McDonald to the new position of Corporate Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager, as our engineering services-led business continues to expand.

Reporting to Dean Cocklin, JCA’s Director of Engineering, McDonald has responsibility for implementing all HSE policies, practices and procedures, as well as delivering the statutory requirement of providing health and safety advice to the company.

Further responsibilities include regular HSE audits and monitoring all JCA’s construction and maintenance sites, in accordance with Regulation Five of the Management of Health & Safety in the Workplace legislation.

McDonald’s experience includes a 26-year career in the Royal Marines and United States Armed Forces, as well as three years in a senior HSE practitioner role within construction, mechanical and electrical environments.  He possesses a wealth of qualifications in HSE, project management and leadership.

Commenting on his appointment, Dean Cocklin, JCA’s Director of Engineering, said:

“Jamie’s appointment underpins JCA’s safety-first culture and continuing focus on ensuring the highest standards possible in all areas of health and safety. His knowledgeable and proactive approach is essential as our business expands and ensures that we achieve the highest levels of compliance at all times.”

Speaking about his new role, McDonald commented:

“JCA has a demonstrable track record in delivering major projects and services for a diverse portfolio of clients and I’m delighted to be joining the organisation at a time of significant growth.  JCA’s core values of honesty, quality, safety, trust and transparency are embedded in its culture and it’s refreshing to see the depth to which this approach cascades through every aspect of the business.  I look forward to bringing my experience to bear in further developing JCA’s safety-first approach.”