J.Mac Scaffolding

History & People

Mr James McCarthy Senior

The Founder

James has worked in the scaffolding industry for most of his working life with over 50 year’s industry experience, this coupled with added military discipline and work ethics developed through a short time in the armed forces.

Throughout his career he has worked for various companies as a scaffolder, scaffolding supervisor, and scaffolding contracts manager.

Mr McCarthy’s final role before he became self-employed in 1981, was area contracts manager for Scaffolding Great Britain or SGB, now known as Harsco. Whilst in this role he was responsible for  overseeing the workmanship of up to 200 scaffolding tradesmen on all contracts from York to the Scottish borders, he has vast experience and knowledge in negotiating contracts, estimating and ensuring all materials and temporary works structures are to the required industry standards.

During his career he has overseen the delivery of scaffolding contracts to many blue-chip clients, the list is exhaustive.

Mr Luis McCarthy

Managing Director

Luis has over 14 years’ experience within the scaffolding industry, from a labourer to the Managing Director of J Mac Scaffolding at present. Mr McCarthy has experience in commercial, industrial and offshore projects nationwide, he specialises in contract negotiation and contract management to ensure contracts are delivered on budget and to best industry practise BSEN 12811 -1 & TG20.

Mr Luis McCarthy has the Following Qualifications relevant to this role and is the Director responsible for Health and Safety, Advanced Scaffolder Level 3 (Gold Card) , Scaffolding Manager and Supervisory Qualification, Advanced Scaffolding Inspection Qualification, NEBOSH National General Certificate, Site Management Safety Training Scheme 5 Day SMSTS, Technical Member of the Institute of Safety and Health -TECH IOSH

Contact Details
Telephone – 01642 563 696
Mobile – 07958811073

Miss Alison McCarthy

Financial Director

Alison has over 30 Years’ experience working in the Financial sector, she started her career working for her father James McCarthy Senior as the admin clerk, she has a vast knowledge and experience of the Scaffolding industry and financial sector, Alison left the family business for a short spell during which she worked for the ministry of defence financial teams Overseas. Alison is AAT Level 4 trained accountant and is studying CIMA.

Contact Details
Telephone – 01642 563 696

James McCarthy

Operations Manager

James has over 15 years’ experience within the scaffolding industry, from a labourer to the Operations Director of J Mac Scaffolding at present. Mr McCarthy has experience in Domestic, commercial, and industrial projects, he specialises in project operations, James works with clients & the contracts management team to ensure every project is delivered in line with client’s specific requirements and to budget.

James has the Following Qualifications relevant to this role, Advanced Scaffolder Level 3 (Gold Card) , Site Management Safety Training Scheme 5 Day SMSTS.

Contact Details
Telephone – 01642 563 696
Mobile – 07714248230

James Boland

Contracts Manager

Contact Details
Telephone – 07936 331 471
Mobile – 07736793949

Lee Brook

Transport & Yard Manager

Contact Details
Telephone – 01642 563 696
Mobile: 07540133776

Aaron Kitson

Estimator/Surveyor

Contact Details
Telephone – 01642 563 696
Mobile:  07590830956

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