About Us

JPS is a Chester based firm offering Civil and Structural engineering design services to private and public sector clients and has successfully delivered a portfolio of complex projects including commercial, industrial and local authority schemes as well as a broad range of domestic new-builds, house extensions and loft conversions.

Our highly skilled and experienced Chartered Engineers offer the highest quality technical solutions and a friendly and professional service.


Our Team

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Managing Director
Jonathan Paull , Managing Director

MEng (hons), CEng MIStructE, Chartered Structural Engineer and Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers

Founder and Director, Jonathan has over 15 years’ experience in the construction industry and has performed the role of Project Manager and lead Structural Engineer for a broad range of new-build and refurbishment schemes across a wide range of sectors including Education, Defense, Healthcare, Residential, Commercial and Energy.

Prior to founding JP Structural Design Ltd, Jonathan led the structural engineering business in Wales for W.S.Atkins, one of the UK’s largest engineering consultancies. Jon was responsible for the detailed structural design of building projects ranging from local school extensions to multi billion pound infrastructure projects.


Associate Director
Mike Macdonald , Associate Director

MEng (hons), CEng MICE, Chartered Civil Structural Engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Associate Director, Mike has over 8 years’ experience in the construction industry both in the United Kingdom and the Middle East as the lead Structural Engineer for a wide range of new-build and refurbishment schemes within the Education, Defence, Healthcare, Residential, Commercial and Rail sectors. Mike also has extensive experience in temporary works and demolition projects.

Prior to joining JP Structural Design Ltd, Mike was a part of the structural engineering division of W.S. Atkins, one of the UK’s largest engineering consultancies. Mike was responsible for the design of several North Wales school projects and was Structural Lead for Doha Souq Waqif, a three storey subterranean subway station on the Doha Metro Gold Line project in Qatar.


Principal Civil Engineer
Russell Hardy, Principal Civil Engineer

BSc (Hons)

Principal Civil Engineer, Russell has over 20 years’ experience as an Infrastructure Engineer undertaking the design of Drainage, External Works and Highways for a variety of clients in the Industrial, Commercial, Educational, Healthcare and Residential sectors.

Being fully versed with Statutory Agreement processes and Adoption requirements, as well as assured with liaising with the newly formed SABs in Wales, ensures effective & efficient designs are provided. Russell’s career has undertaken all ranges of projects from single private dwellings to being part of the team which delivered the £40m A500 Pathfinder scheme.


BIM Manager
Llion Mortimer, BIM Manager

BSc (Hons)

With a degree in architectural technology and over 6 years professional experience working as a Civil and Structural technician, Llion has developed an extensive understanding of construction information requirements as well as a keen eye for technical detail.

Llion is very experienced in the use of 3D modelling software such as Revit and Civils 3D and has enthusiastically adopted the standards and processes of Building Information Modelling (BIM), working on several BIM Level 2 projects over recent years and driving BIM implementation on a company-wide level.

Having worked on a variety of new build and renovation projects within the Industrial, Education, Rail and Residential sectors Llion has gained a diverse range of skills and knowledge. These schemes have included multi storey developments as well as smaller domestic projects and renovation work to existing buildings.


Structural Engineer
Cameron Nisbet, Structural Engineer

MEng (Hons), GMICE, Structural Engineer and Graduate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Cameron has over 5 years’ experience in the construction industry both in the United Kingdom and the Middle East as a Structural Engineer for a wide range of new-build, extension and refurbishment projects. Cameron has an in-depth knowledge of complex structural design software including steel frame analysis and leads the Agricultural design division of JPS.

Prior to joining JPS, Cameron worked as a Graduate Engineer for the structural engineering division of W.S.Atkins, one of the UK’s largest engineering consultancies. Whilst at Atkins, Cameron was involved in the design of several Scottish education projects including new-build and refurbishment projects for St Andrews and Edinburgh Universities. Cameron was also heavily involved in multiple major projects including Farringdon Station for Crossrail in London, and Doha Metro Gold Line; a new-build subterranean metro system in Qatar.


Structural Engineer
Jake Scott, Structural Engineer

MEng (Hons)

Jake graduated from the University of Southampton with at Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and has spent his postgraduate career specialising in the design of building structures.

Jake primarily focusses on the domestic and residential projects and has a keen eye for detail when it comes to the coordination of structural solutions with Architectural information. Jake’s designs deliver robust, efficient structural solutions in steelwork and timber with particular attention paid to steelwork and connection detailing and buildability.


Drainage Engineer
Mehrun-Nisa Makadam, Drainage Engineer

Mehrun-Nisa is an experienced Drainage Engineer with expertise in the detailed design of underground drainage networks and connections to existing systems. Mehrun-Nisa assists in producing outline drainage strategies and manages the liaison with relevant authorities to agree drainage strategies and  to discharge planning conditions and SAB approval processes.


BIM Technician
Izaak Baxter, BIM Technician


BIM Technician, Izaak has 6 years industry experience undertaking the role of Revit technician and Assistant Engineer on a wide range of projects. Izaak has an in-depth knowledge of Revit and 3D visualisations and draws upon his previous experience as a building services technician to ensure designs are fully coordinated and integrated with the M&E and Architectural information.

Prior to joining JPS and commencing his Civil Engineering studies, Izaak completed his Building Services Apprenticeship at W.S Atkins, one of the leading engineering consultancies in Britain.

Our Professional Memberships


Jonathan and his team are simply a pleasure to deal with. We received full support from start to finish, they are professional, quick and effective.

K&K Elite Homes


I couldn’t have asked for a better Structural Engineer to carry out my project. Everything produced was to the highest standards. I couldn’t recommend them enough.

M Burgess


Absolutely first class service all round. JPS will be my first call if I need something similar in the future, they completed the whole job in less time than it took others to quote.


How Can We Help?

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