A complete Mechanical, HVAC
and Process Piping Contractor


Our Mechanical Engineering Division was established in 1890 and has an impeccable record of delivering quality work to the world’s leading multinational companies. We specialise in the installation of Process Piping, Industrial and Commercial HVAC systems and Mechanical plant and equipment. Our team’s experience across all industry sectors is unrivalled leading to our position as contractor of choice.

Shane Gillece

Group Director

Shane Gillece joined our Mechanical Division in 1990 and is a Group Director and shareholder. He has overall responsibility for our Industrial and Process Mechanical Division including all Group data centre projects globally.

Shane has been involved in a number of our flagship Industrial and Process projects including Wyeth, BMS, IBM, Hewlett Packard, and the semi-conductor industry. He has also been responsible for the delivery of an impressive portfolio of complex, mission critical, confidential data centres across Europe including the mechanical, electrical and sprinkler design and construction of a 60MW data centre in the Netherlands which was delivered faster than any similar sized data centre in the world.

Paul Nicholls

Group Director

Paul Nicholls joined Jones Engineering as a Project Engineer in 2000. Paul was made a director in 2017 and appointed to the Group Board in 2021.

Paul holds a Building Services Degree, together with a Diploma in Project Management and is a member of CIBSE and Engineers Ireland.

He has delivered some of the most advanced and complex projects in our history, particularly in the Building Services and Healthcare Sectors including St Vincent’s Private Hospital and Microsoft’s EMEA campus in Dublin, One Microsoft Place. Paul is responsible for the delivery of Mission Critical Colo Data Centres in Ireland, UK and Europe along with the Building Services and Maintenance Divisions.

Stephen Anderson


Stephen Anderson joined Jones Engineering in 2000. Stephen was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2020.

Stephen is a Degree Qualified Engineer and Member of Engineers Ireland.

He has delivered a number of our flagship Life Science projects, including Pfizer Grangecastle, BMS Cruiserath Biologics, Janssen BioCork 2, Janssen Geel – Belgium and MSD Swords.

In 2009, Stephen was responsible for the setup of our Specialist Lift Division, which currently offers specialised lifting, installation and relocation of industrial plant and equipment in Ireland and across Europe.

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.