James Gray Engineering has a specific focus on MEP and Civil/ Structural Design Engineers within the Built Environment.


Contract Solution

A fully-flexible solution to plug those gaps on an interim basis or to supplement your existing team with peaks in output. All James Gray contractors are interviewed in person, fully vetted, qualified to the standard required by the project and compliant with all government legislation.

This is a cost-effective way to supplement your team without the need to commit to long-term employment.

  • Professionally referenced
  • Qualifications verified
  • Video Registration
  • Digital Timesheet
  • Compliant with IR35
  • Flexible resource
  • Credit Facility
  • Dedicated Account Manager
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Permanent Solution

You will benefit from working with a vertical market specialist who works exclusively in a niche or market discipline. James Gray firmly believes in specialist over generalist and this knowledge of the local market provides clients with the surety that we fill vacancies with a high level of quality in a timely manner. This solution is a flexible one where no up front payment is required and we are paid on success.

Our aim is to maintain a high level of service always demonstrated by aiming to ensure a 100% ratio of candidates submitted to interview. We don’t merely match keywords but take time to thoroughly understand the requirement in detail and company culture thus saving time throughout the process and reducing your time to hire.

  • Vertical Market Specialist
  • 100% Submission to Interview aim
  • Video Interviewing
  • Flexible Guarantee Periods
  • Interactive CRM
  • Marketing Automation
  • Global Coverage
  • Flexible Payment Terms
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Project Solution

This solution has been designed exclusively for single projects or groups of projects where there is a planned recruitment strategy and a coordinated effort is needed. By engaging this solution you will benefit from a reduction in time to recruit, improvement in quality management and significant commercial savings. By working with one recruitment partner rather than several transactional suppliers we are intrinsically linked to your success

We are able to focus not just on the placement of resource but their development and retention too. We can draw upon over 15 years of experience of managing volume recruitment campaigns for clients on a global scale.

  • Account Management
  • Suitable for Contract & Permanent
  • Commercial Savings
  • Quality Control
  • Reduced Time to Hire
  • Marketing and PR
  • On Site Support
  • Video Tech, Interactive ATS & Marketing Automation
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Guaranteed Solution

Risk-free recruitment for key hires and strategic roles. This service solution makes sure that your core positions are quickly filled by the highest calibre of talent. Our guaranteed solution puts technology and marketing at the forefront to secure top talent when it matters. Our fees are charged at critical stages and protected by guarantees agreed at the start of the process using set milestones and delivery criteria.

We cover the whole of your market to source a suitable candidate, covering passive candidates, rather just concentrating on those who are available. We have a 100% placement success rate on positions where the guaranteed solution is used versus our standard contingent level of 50% (industry norm circa 20-25%). The more you partner with us, the more successful we can all be.

  • Video Interviewing
  • Interactive ATS
  • Marketing Automation
  • Flexible Payment and Guarantees
  • Whole of Market Coverage
  • Interviewing Support
  • 100% Success Rate
  • Linked to Retention
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James Gray Consulting is a separate brand in the Group and was formed through a careful learning process over the years. Lesson: recruitment is not always the solution to your issue. We have created a unique offering that combines Executive Search capability with Management Consultancy.

We are able to support businesses of all levels with owner managed, SME organisations more suited to this truly personalised, tailored service.

  • Partnership Approach
  • Board Level Experience
  • Executive Search
  • Interim Appointments
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Advice
  • Skills Training
  • Employee Engagement
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Resource Management Solution

Following the successful launch of our James Gray Trades business and continuing success of our contract offering, we have created a solution that works truly in partnership with clients as an outsourced Resource Management function. We become part of your team; we attend AMES GRAY site at least once per week with greater frequency dependent on volume; you have a dedicated Resource Manager who coordinates and plans all labour and staff requirements with you and your planner.

We manage all payments, all timesheets, all IR35 compliance and we can even help you with inductions and support your supply chain too. This is a flexible service that can be used throughout a project or for specific periods of growth in headcount and workload.

  • Advanced Resource Planning
  • Significant Commercial Savings
  • Improved Quality of Supply
  • On Site Resource
  • Consolidated Invoicing
  • Enhanced Brand Reputation
  • Digital Timesheets
  • Partnership Level Service
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Partnership Solution

The Ultimate Service. A truly outsourced recruitment process designed to partner with your team from HR to all Hiring Managers in the recruitment and resource management process. We act as an extension of your business with an integrated team operating on an exclusive basis to source and plan your recruitment processes whilst also developing and retaining your talent.

We can manage all your permanent and contract hiring and advise on your employer branding and recruitment marketing. By developing this partnership approach we can help you plan for growth whilst ensuring you maintain quality and keep the commercials in control.

  • Full Recruitment Outsourcing
  • Commercial Partnership
  • Retention Targets
  • Extension of your Business
  • Video Talent Dashboards
  • Marketing Campaigns
  • Recruitment Websites
  • Complete range of service features from all solutions included
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Engineering Sectors We Cover

MEP Design Mission Critical/ Built Environment

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Civil/ Structural Built Environment

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Civil Infrastructure Design

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