Electrical & Mechanical Construction Manager's


James Guyan


Bristol-born, James established Guyan & Associates in August 2007. Disillusioned with the ‘bums-on-seats’ national agencies - the bigger they got, the more he rebelled – he was inspired to create a company that practised what it preached: solid principles, a strong brand and great relationships with clients and candidates.

An M&E Contracting Specialist, James has 16 years experience and prefers to work autonomously, with a small amount of niche clients, to ensure maximum focus. He covers the whole of the UK with a network spanning from Land’s End to John o’ Groats.

Prior to flying solo, James spent seven years working for the largest national agencies in the Mechanical and Electrical Building Service sector. His success included building the top performing team on a national basis, using the principles he applies to Guyan & Associates. He also once lived in the French Alps for six years, running his a Ski-hire company and cut his teeth in the working world as a stone mason’s trade apprentice for Bristol Marble.

James is happiest in his running shoes. With three marathons under his belt last year, and a 75km ultra marathon in March 2016; a Spartan obstacle race, and the formidable Tough Mudder. Not a fan of crowds, you can often find him trail running around the local hills of La Serrania de Ronda. His wish-list includes one of toughest, and scenic, marathon races in the world: the Inca Trail Marathon at Machu Picchu – which includes a climb of over 10,400 feet and also hope to complete the Great Wall of China marathon 2017.

James’ two girls are the motivation behind his active life - he strives to keep in optimum health, both to set them an example and be around for them for as long as possible. 

Where: James looks after roles in the East Anglia, the south west and south as far as London.


Job Description


Our clients engineering services business is looking for an Electrical & Mechanical Construction Manager to join their existing team on this major pharmaceutical project in Cambridge. To ensure that work is carried out in accordance with Company procedures you adhere to the following


  • Work to programmes and co-ordinate with other Trades in matters affecting our performance.
  • Agree details of Installation Design and programme with Project Engineer
  • Maintain standards of Plant and Site facilities in accordance with Health, Safety and Welfare procedures
  • Ensure all Installation works are carried out in accordance with Statutory Regulations, current standards and Company Quality Assurance procedures
  • Control and maintain a drawing register, and ensured current and superseded information is properly maintained
  • Ensure all variations are logged/identified and issued to Project Manager or Surveyor
  • Ensure Testing of Installation and Reports during progress of works and on completion

We're looking for

  • Minimum of JIB graded Technician / MSF Graded Foreman with experience.       

Our client engineering services team delivers mechanical and electrical engineering solutions to help clients maintain their buildings, to save time, and improve performance. They also provide specialist interior and exterior finishing services, and the latest off-site fabrication and virtual modelling techniques. And, because they create joint ventures with other areas of their internal businesses, joining means that you could be involved in some of the UK’s most iconic development projects.