‘McCann’s is a growing and dynamic organisation always looking to expand and enhance the services we offer.’

Current Vacancies  


Training Manager
As a consequence of our continued success and the securing of future projects, J. McCann & Co. Limited is recruiting for a Training Manager to join our growing team. The successful candidate will be tasked with running our Training Centre based at our head office in Chilwell, Nottingham.

As well as delivering in-house training for employees of McCann, the role will also require the continued promotion and delivery of training to a wide range of external customers.

J. McCann & Co. Limited is able to offer a competitive salary to the right candidate together with a sizeable benefits package.

To find out more details and register your interest in the position, please contact John McCann at in order to arrange an informal discussion. 

J. McCann & Co. Limited operate a strict non-discrimination policy and is an equal opportunities employer.

No agency applications will be accepted. 



Quantity Surveyor J. McCann & Co. Limited is a Nottingham-based civil and electrical engineering firm operating across the UK. As a consequence of our continued success and the securing of future projects, we require a Civil Engineering Quantity Surveyor to support our growing business.

You will be an important part of a small team, liaising with and providing essential support directly to the Commercial Manager.

Your primary duties will be to support and take ownership of the subcontract, labour and materials procurement process together with accurate cost analysis and reporting for ongoing developments.

Core responsibilities include:

- Maintaining budget control throughout development and managing costs within acceptable levels
- Accurate cost planning and preparation of budgets for site developments
- Analysing and reporting on costs Vs budget
- Preparing tenders, procuring subcontractors, labour and materials.
- Evaluating and agreeing variations and instructions.
- Using internal systems for the procurement and payment of subcontractors and suppliers and promoting and acting in accordance with group values, systems, policies and procedures.

You will either have, or be working towards a relevant quantity surveying qualification. Experience within the Civil Engineering sector is essential. 

J. McCann & Co. Limited is able to offer a competitive salary together with a company car/company car allowance. Salary is negotiable dependent on experience.

Please send your current CV and details of current salary to


Street lighting operatives

We are recruiting for Street Lighting Operatives to join our growing team. The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for carrying out all aspect of electrical installation and maintenance works across the London borough of Hillingdon.

Duties include but are not limited to:

- Surveying, TR22, asset data collection

- Planned and reactive maintenance

- Installation of lighting column and LED technology

- Assisting in electrical testing activities

- Excavation and reinstatement

- Working at heights (MEWP)

- There will be a requirement to work some unsociable hours and overtime and to undertake emergency call out and standby when required


- Street lighting or highways experience

- G39 certification

- HEA Approved


- IPAF qualified

- Manual handling

- Abrasive wheels

- First Aid

- Holder of valid driving licence

- Excellent communication skills (verbal/written)


- HGV Class 2

- NRSWA Units 1 to 9

- HIAB operations

To apply, please email a copy of your CV to


We are also looking for a series of other positions over the next few months (start immediately) and are looking for the following: - 

- Groundwork Gangers (experience in deep drainage i.e. roads & sewers / housing plot foundations etc)
- Groundwork Gangers (experience in utilities installation in urban areas i.e. virgin media/BT etc preferential)
Machine Operatives (CPCS competency cards for either above or below 10tn tracked machines….or both)
- HGV Operatives (preferable experience/cert’s for Grab/Hiab but not essential)
- Labourers (preferably with CSCS cards but again, not essential)

To apply, please download a copy of our application form below, complete and then email to

Download a copy of our application form here

Please be aware that we do not accept any applications via agencies. 


If you would like us to bear you in mind for any future vacancies, then please email your CV to