Engineering Through People

Our People

In Jones Engineering, our most important asset is our people. People are at the core of our best practice initiative and we are committed to the continuous training of all our employees. All training is directed to provide superior customer service and satisfaction.

Management Team

We benefit from a hands-on leadership team, with all projects and teams being Director-led. We value innovation and integration with all of our team members and their breadth of experience is unrivalled.

Tim Ferris

Director

Tim Ferris joined Jones Engineering in 2006 as Contracts Manager. Tim has responsibility for the management and future development of the Electrical Divisions of Jones Engineering and was appointed to the board of Directors in 2014.

Tim has completed an impressive portfolio of projects in countries such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, the UK and Ireland. He has worked on projects in Hotel & Commercial, Oil & Gas, Power Generation, Life Science, Data Centres and Healthcare sectors.

Tim is a Chartered Construction Manager – MCIOB, a Member of the IEI and a Graduate of MTU. He currently represents the Electrical services sector on several committees in the CIF. He is the Chairman of the CIF Construction 4.0 subcommittee who report in to the Construction Sector Innovation and Digital adoption Group – who report to the Governments Construction sector group.
He is a Past president of the Electrical Contractors Association of Ireland (ECA)

Denis O’Riordan

Director - Fire Protection Division

Denis O’Riordan joined Jones Engineering in 1981 and is Director of the Fire Protection Division with overall responsibility for project delivery, business development and estimating.

Denis holds the advanced LPCB Sprinkler Design Certificate and an Advanced Diploma in Project Management. He has been involved in a wide range of major projects including Beaumont, St. James’s and Blackrock Hospitals, Janssen Biologics (Centocor) Ringaskiddy, Boston Scientific, Lough Ree and West Offaly Power stations, Pfizer, BMS, Chemsource and many high profile confidential Data Centre projects.

John Hartnett

Director - Middle East

John Hartnett joined Jones Engineering in 1978. He is Director of the Middle East and the Irish Electrical Division with overall responsibility for all projects.

John has worked for a wide variety of clients including Pfizer, Marathon Petroleum, Intel, Microsoft, Conoco Philips, Centocor Biologics Almarai, Riyadh Metro, Dammam Pharma, Sipchem, SibCo and Tabuk Pharma.

In 2010, Jones Engineering established operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar. John played a pivotal role in our expansion throughout the Middle East

Ray Murphy

Director - Surveying

Ray Murphy joined Jones Engineering in 1988 as a Quantity Surveyor. Ray is Director of Surveying for Jones Engineering with responsibility for all group projects. He is a member of the Association of Cost Engineers and an Associate of the Institute of Arbitrators.

Ray has extensive experience across the construction industry in Ireland, Europe the Middle East and Africa.

Peadar Walsh

Director - Calibration Division

Peadar Walsh is Director of the Calibration Services Division of Jones Engineering with overall responsibility for all Calibration projects both in Ireland and overseas. He joined the company in 1981 as an Apprentice.

Peadar has worked on a number of major projects throughout Ireland and internationally across a number of sectors but with a particular focus on Life Science and Power and Energy projects.

Peadar was instrumental in Jones Engineering opening Ireland’s first and only “CompEx” training centre in association with our UK training partners “ExVeritas” in 2015. He oversees the centres operations within our training facilities in Little Island.

Brendan McAtamney

Operations Director

Brendan McAtamney is a degree qualified Engineer and joined our Mechanical Division in 2006. Brendan is an Operations Director of the Mechanical Division of Jones Engineering with responsibility for Semi-Conductor, Data Centre and related industries.

Brendan was previously Division Manager for Semi-Conductor and related industries. He has extensive experience across different sectors including Life Science, Food & Beverage, Data Centres and Industrial Manufacturing.

Anthony Farrell

Operations Director

Anthony Farrell joined Jones Engineering in 1997. Anthony is a degree qualified Engineer with a diploma in Project Management. Anthony is an Operations Director of the Mechanical Division and has responsibility for the delivery of Data Centre and Mission Critical projects in Ireland, UK and Europe.

He has worked in all sectors of the business, specifically large industrial installations for key clients such as Hewlett Packard, IBM and Intel. Anthony also manages the delivery of Mission Critical Data Centre projects for our confidential clients, and has worked on projects in Scandinavia, Benelux, UK as well as Ireland over the last 10 years.

Robbie Irvin

Director

Robbie Irvin, a time served craftsman and also a qualified Engineering Technician, joined Jones Engineering in 1992. Robbie was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2020.

Robbie’s expertise particularly lie’s in large-scale, Mission Critical, Healthcare and Building Services projects. He successfully managed the services installation packages on many of Jones Engineering’s largest and most complex projects in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Robbie is a member of several professional organisations including Institute of Engineering & Technology, Institute of Leadership & Management and Institute of Project Management of Ireland. He has also served on the Solas Electrical Apprenticeship Standards Development Group and currently sits on the Contract Committee in the CIF.

Scott Baker

Director - UK

Scott Baker joined Jones Engineering UK in 2018. He was previously Director of a UK based, global construction services company before joining our team.

Scott is an integral part of our targeted and controlled strategic growth plan for the coming years. He is focusing on contributing to the next stage of expansion which involves increases in supply chain, entrance into new markets and forging partnerships with new clients.

Shane Lennon

Operations Director

Shane Lennon joined Jones Engineering in 2003 as a Project Manager and is an Operations Director of our Electrical Division. Shane manages a number of our highly skilled Electrical Data Centre teams in Ireland and Europe delivering large Hyperscale projects to co-location Data Centres.

Shane has specialised HV & MV experience including prestigious projects such as the MV Upgrade in Dublin Airport and a 220KV substation in Europe. He has completed extensive LEAN Training and is certified as Project Supervisor Construction Stage by the CIF. Shane is also a time served craftsman.

Kevin White

Operations Director

Kevin White joined Jones Engineering in 1989 as an Apprentice Electrician. He was appointed as an Operations Director of our Electrical Division in 2020 with responsibility for Semi-conductor, Data Centre, Building Services and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Kevin has worked on a wide range of projects including Swords Labs, Astellas, AIB Ballsbridge, Point Village and a blue-chip semi-conductor client. He is a founding member and Director of LEAN Construction Ireland and has also completed a dissertation in LEAN (C.L.I.P).

Jason Hanley

Operations Director - Middle East

Jason joined the Mechanical Division of Jones Engineering in 2005. Jason is Operations Director of Jones Engineering Middle East with full responsibility for the successful management of all construction activities in the region. He has a Building Services Engineering Diploma, holds a Mechanical Fitter Trade qualification and is a member of Engineers Ireland.

Jason was involved in a number of key projects throughout Ireland, including Schwarz Pharma, Shannon, Vistakon Limerick, Microsoft Data Centre, Grangecastle, St. Vincent Private Hospital, Pfizer Grangecastle and Intel Ireland Leixlip Campus. Since his relocation to the Middle East in 2012 he has been responsible for the delivery of an impressive portfolio of projects including a number of large scale projects with Almarai, Pepsi Mega Plant, multiple Logistic Facilities and Data Centres for a Multinational Client, Bahrain.

Ray Greene

Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Fire Protection Division

Ray Greene started in Jones Engineering in 1992. Ray is Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Fire Protection Division of Jones Engineering since 2019 and is responsible for the delivery of projects in Ireland and Europe.

In addition to Ray’s sprinkler qualifications, he holds post graduate diplomas in Project Management and Lean Quality system from Trinity College and University of Limerick.

Ray has delivered key projects across all construction sectors. Notable clients include Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson and International Mission Critical Data Centre clients. Ray was previously the Design manager for our Fire Protection Division and has a unique strength in Sprinkler System Design Engineering. He is also part of the Jones Engineering LEAN Steering Group and integral to the development and implementation of LEAN Construction across our business.