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Meet the Team

We have a dedicated team
of over 50 employees with a passion to
deliver for our clients

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Adrian C. Knowles

Managing Director

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Adrian C. Knowles

Managing Director

Founded AC Electrical – 1997

Timeline

  • Set up at Stuart Road 1997
  • Accredited with NICEIC Membership 2005
  • Relocated to Higher Bents Lane 2009
  • Gained CHAS accreditation 2012
  • Gained Construction Line accreditation 2012
  • Gained Safe Contractor accreditation 2012
  • Relocated to Stockport Road West May 2013
  • Built a stores expansion July 2016
  • Gained ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 March 2018

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  1. Running All Aspects of The company
  2. Developing The Company To Move Forward
  3. Dealing with Clients
  4. Overseeing Estimating
  5. Overseeing frameworks for the company
  6. Overseeing Accreditations for the company

David Crook

Commercial Director

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David Crook

Commercial Director

Started At AC Electrical in 2006

  • Started my 4-year apprenticeship in Ashton-Under-Lynne at Crape Sizes Ltd in 1983
  • I moved to A Andrews & Co Ltd In Romiley as an Electrician in 1988
  • I was running my own sites (this is where I met Adrian who became one of my Apprentices)
  • After 9 years of being a site manager running my own projects, I became A Andrews Contracts Manager
  • Completed my 2391 inspection & testing in 1997
  • I moved to AC Electrical in January 2006
  • I worked on as an electrician for the first 2 years until we had enough work to move into the office.
  • I Set up Simpro for the business alongside Adrian & Angela this made us able to work online for quoting right through to the Invoicing Stage.
  • Installing Simpro also enabled all the company to go Paper free onsite and within the office
  • Passed 18th Edition November 2018

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Liaising with customers
  • Negotiating contracts
  • Managing tenders & contracts
  • Monitoring changes or developments within the industry
  • Evaluating customer needs
  • Training staff
  • Keeping up with industry standards
  • Quality control of work
  • Site auditing
  • Material ordering and price comparison on contracts
  • Technical support & guidance

Andrew Church

Operations Manager

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Andrew Church

Operations Manager

Started At AC Electrical in 2003

  • Started at AC in Feb 2003 as a self employed
  • Passed C&G 2391 June 2004
  • Employed in May 2005
  • Help gain NICEIC Part P Approval June 2005
  • Helped gain NICEIC Approved Contractor in Sept 2005
  • Passed C&G 2400 in 2010

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Managing engineers on a day to day basis
  • Scheduling and managing reactive maintenance works.
  • Tendering for contracts
  • Planning and ordering of materials and plant to ensure jobs are carried out efficiently
  • Liaising with sub contractors
  • Managing contracts from the initial pre-start meeting to handover sign off & commissioning

Daniel Walsh EngTech MIET

Contracts Manager

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Daniel Walsh EngTech MIET

Contracts Manager

Started At AC Electrical – 2008 As An Apprentice

  • Qualified As An Electrician In 2012
  • Approved Electrician Gaining 2394/95 2014
  • Achieved 2396 Design in 2015
  • Site Forman/Manager 2016
  • Graded As JIB Site Technician 2017
  • Granted Membership into IET as MIET
  • Promoted To Contracts Manager January 2020
  • Became NICEIC QS 2020
  • Granted Membership Into the engineering council 2020 As EngTech

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Management of engineers in day to day duties and roles
  • Responsible for tendering, pricing and quoting activities
  • Planning of materials and ordering of parts and plant to ensure jobs are carried out efficiently
  • Building and maintaining customer relations
  • Fulfil the role of NICEIC QS
  • Liaising with sub contractors to ensure effective project management
  • Ensure engineers are trained and working to the highest/latest electrical standards
  • Responsible for full project completion from tender to procurement of projects to install to sign off/commission
  • Part of the team responsible for maintaining the H&S policies and ensuring H&S procedures are followed and kept up to date.
  • Liase, attend and organise project meetings between stakeholders, subcontractors and clients
  • Checking, facilitating and setting out the requirements for electrical design on projects

Andrew O’Driscoll

Project Manager

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Andrew O’Driscoll

Project Manager

Started at AC Electrical in 2022

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Management of engineers in day to day duties and roles
  • Responsible for tendering, pricing and quoting activities
  • Planning of materials and ordering of parts and plant to ensure jobs are carried out efficiently
  • Building and maintaining customer relations
  • Fulfil the role of NICEIC QS
  • Liaising with sub contractors to ensure effective project management
  • Ensure engineers are trained and working to the highest/latest electrical standards
  • Responsible for full project completion from tender to procurement of projects to install to sign off/commission
  • Part of the team responsible for maintaining the H&S policies and ensuring H&S procedures are followed and kept up to date.
  • Liase, attend and organise project meetings between stakeholders, subcontractors and clients
  • Checking, facilitating and setting out the requirements for electrical design on projects

Chris Ransome

AC Networks Operations manager

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Chris Ransome

AC Networks Operations manager

Started At AC Networks in 2018

  • Certified in network installation 1990.
  • Certified optical fibre systems Manchester Metropolitan university 1997
  • Certified basic health and safety CIEH 2001
  • Certified Fibre design and engineering CommScope infrastructure academy 2010
  • Certified technical training Net 2 systems 2011
  • Certified Excel partner accreditation 2013
  • Certified approved installer Connectix 2018

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Day to day management of AC Network services
  • Management of engineers in day to day duties and roles
  • Responsible for tendering, pricing and quoting activities
  • Planning of materials and ordering of parts and plant to ensure jobs are carried out efficiently
  • Booking jobs in with customers
  • Building and maintaining new and existing customer relations
  • Ensure engineers are trained and working to the highest/latest standards
  • Responsible for full project completion from tender to implementation, completion documentation and invoicing.
  • Liase, attend and organise project meetings between stakeholders, subcontractors and clients
  • Carrying out site surveys for customers
  • Assisting customers with information, help and guidance when needed
  • Keeping and promoting good relationships with suppliers

Kevin Ward

AC Networks Business Development Project Manager

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Kevin Ward

AC Networks Business Development Project Manager

Started At AC Networks in 2022.

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Procurement of work from new and existing customers.
  • Site surveying and pricing.
  • Involved in day-to-day operations and strategy.
  • Oversee projects to ensure end to end satisfaction.
  • Management, engagement and support of team members.
  • Supporting senior management.

Katy Dodd

Contracts Administrator

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Katy Dodd

Contracts Administrator

Started At AC Electrical in 2022

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Work alongside MD as administration support
  • Assigning jobs to engineers
  • Invoicing clients
  • Ordering materials
  • Organising return visits and material as required
  • Creating tenders
  • Checking materials delivered to office and allocating to Engineers
  • General office administrative support where needed

Martelle Greaves

Contracts Administrator

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Martelle Greaves

Contracts Administrator

Started At AC Electrical in 2022

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Work alongside MD as administration support
  • Assigning jobs to engineers
  • Invoicing clients
  • Ordering materials
  • Organising return visits and material as required
  • Creating tenders
  • Checking materials delivered to office and allocating to Engineers
  • General office administrative support where needed

Liam Peet

Estimator / Trainee QS

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Liam Peet

Estimator / Trainee QS

Started At AC Electrical in 2013

  • Joined company as trainee estimator Dec 2013
  • Completed Business Admin Level 2 – 2014
  • Completed AutoCad qualification – 2015
  • Completed 17th Edition qualification – 2015
  • Become Fire Marshall – 2018
  • Became Qualified Harness Inspector – 2019

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

Pricing up works, spreadsheets, CAD Drawings

Fred Haselhurst

Finance Manager

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Fred Haselhurst

Finance Manager

Started At AC Electrical in 2021

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

I manage to company finance function. Part of this role is to ensure that all our supplier invoices are paid on time and that we as a business are paid on time by our clients. I submit the VAT and CIS returns and report, on a monthly basis, to the directors on the financial performance of the business.

Darian Ankers

Office Manager / Administrator

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Darian Ankers

Office Manager / Administrator

Started At AC Electrical in 2016

  • Started AC in December 2016 as a Receptionist
  • Passed Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration July 2017
  • Became Office Manager / Administrator in June 2019 taking on the roles of Health and Safety and ISO9001 / ISO14001

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • Day-to-day office management.
  • All HR duties
  • Health and Safety
  • Working for Investors in People accreditation
  • ISO9001/14001
  • Working towards all other accreditations
  • Get involved with tendering for frameworks
  • Fire Warden
  • First Aid
  • Other admin duties as and when required

Keely Morris

Administrator

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Keely Morris

Administrator

Started At AC Electrical in 2018

  • Started as an Administrator in August 2018.
  • Became Fire Warden in 2018.
  • Took responsibility of the Company Fleet in 2019.
  • Enrolled onto Level 2 AAT course in 2021.
  • Started Level 3 AAT Apprenticeship in 2022.

Responsibilities In Current Job Role –

  • General admin Duties
  • Answering telephone and redirecting calls.
  • Processing supplier Invoices via Simpro and Xero software.
  • Providing refreshments to visitors.
  • Weekly Newsletter & social media posts.
  • Company Vehicle maintenance and enquiries of 27 Transit Connect vans
  • Reconcile supplier statement folders every month
  • O&M Manuals for project jobs
  • Studying Level 2/3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

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