CJK Engineering, a leader in the Electrical Engineering Services sector, has appointed Declan Murphy as Managing Director. Declan also joins the CJK Board and will work closely with Conor Kearney, who established CJK Engineering in 1998, to further the development of the company in the expanding electrical engineering market.
Due to continued growth, the company is on a recruitment drive to grow it’s headcount by 20%, this year, to over 160 people. CJK is actively recruiting graduate engineers, quantity surveyors, safety officer, project managers, electricians and apprentice electricians. In addition to recruiting from the labour market, CJK is also engaging directly with 3rd level colleges and secondary schools to attract the best suitable candidates for the roles.
Declan Murphy will join CJK Engineering, on the 23rd October, from G4S where he was Managing Director (Ireland). Declan sold his own business, DML Fire Systems, to G4S in 2012 and previously held a senior management role in Honeywell.
Conor Kearney, CJK majority shareholder, takes on the new, full-time role of Executive Director of Strategic Planning & Development. The CJK Board will also appoint a non-executive director in the coming months.
CJK Engineering’s clients include UCD, TCD, ESB, Aer Lingus, APC, Accenture, Egis (Dublin Port Tunnel), Coca-Cola, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, The Dublin Airport Authority, The OPW, IBM, Irish Distillers/ Jameson, State Street and CRH. The company’s portfolio of current projects includes the Pre-boarding Zone at Dublin Airport’s Terminal 2; new head offices for the VHI; the upgrade of Belgard Castle for CRH and the redevelopment of the Donnybrook House office block.
Commenting on his new role Mr Murphy said: “I am delighted to be joining CJK Engineering which has a great reputation and track record in the market place. I look forward to working closely with the Board, Conor and the entire CJK team to ensure the company is geared to grow in line with our clients’ needs in an expanding market.”
Welcoming Declan, Conor Kearney said: “Declan has great experience both in building Irish businesses and managing in large multinationals based in Ireland such as G4S and Honeywell. His managerial skill-set and drive will add greatly to our board and our team. I am looking forward to working with him to further strengthen our client offering.”
Established in 1998 and currently employing over 130 employees, CJKEngineering is an award winning leader in the Electrical Engineering Services sector of the Irish construction market. The company works with clients in both the private and public sectors and with a range of construction professionals to deliver best-in-class electrical installation services. CJK Engineering’s clients include UCD, TCD, ESB, Aer Lingus, Accenture, Egis (Dublin Port Tunnel), Coca-Cola, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, The Dublin Airport Authority, The OPW, IBM, Irish Distillers/ Jameson, State Street and CRH.
The company has achieved a range of, internationally recognised, key management standards including: BS EN ISO 9001:2008 for Certification Quality Systems; ISO 14001:2015 Certification for Environmental Management Systems; OHSAS 18001:2007 Certificate of Management Systems. The company embraces new technology through BIM, LEAN Construction and off-site fabrication.
Pictured above: Declan Murphy (Managing Director – CJK Engineering), and Conor Kearney (Executive Director for Strategic Planning & Development).