About Walker Engineering (NW) Ltd

Based in Skelmersdale and established in 1999, Walker Engineering (NW) Ltd is approved for the design, installation, maintenance servicing and fabrication work for mechanical and electrical services. Walker Engineering is based in North West England and operates UK wide providing services on a national level to England, Wales and Scotland.

We are committed to continuous improvement and ensuring that Best Practice and high quality standards are embedded throughout the company. All our steelwork is fully compliant with CE marking to BS:EN1090-1 Execution Class 2. We also hold ISO 9001:2015 and are working to ISO14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018.

We are accredited to CHAS, Safe Contractors & Constructionline.

Andy Walker - Managing Director

With over 30 years in the engineering business Andy remains fully engaged in the business. His expertise in understanding client’s requirements and designing solutions is second to none and is directly responsible for Walker Engineering NW’s enviable client list.

Passionate about his customers Andy invests heavily in training, resource and in his team.

Sarah Walker - Operations Director

Sarah heads up the ‘back office’ team who support the delivery arms of the business. With an enviable eye for detail very little escapes her!

Praf Patel - Head of Structural Steel Department

Praf has over 20 years industry experience in the structural steel. He heads up our growing structural steel department and likes nothing better than getting to site to supervise Walker Engineering projects.

Larry Benson – Head of Small Projects

Larry has over 40 years’ experience in the industry and his expertise is in all of those small and intricate projects that need careful design and management.

He is Walker Engineering’s expert in everything to do with lift installation.

Andy Ritson – Project Manager

With 10 years’ experience in a variety of industries, Andy has a broad background in design and draughting of projects.

With a keen eye for detail his projects are always under control.

Ryan Green – Project Engineer

Ryan is one of our up and coming employees who joined our team in 2013 as a Draughtsman and has now developed into a great project engineer.

Steve Berrigan – Project Manager, Electrical Division

Steve is a qualified 17th Edition and Compex Certified Electrician.

Steve joined us in 2014 and provides the electrical design input into all projects. He designs and builds control panels and supervises installation and commissioning on site.

Paul Capstick – QHSE Manager

Recruited in 2015, Paul has taken our commitment to Health, Safety and Quality to another level.

Passionate about workplace and site safety, Paul can often be found delivering toolbox talks, ensuring documentation is complete and looking out for trailing leads!

Bill Maddocks – Business Development Manager

Having recently joined us, Bill is responsible for pushing along and developing sales within existing sectors and marketplaces whilst also exploring new avenues of opportunity to further expand our ever growing client base.

Bill is always happy to sit down over a coffee to discuss potential projects moving forward.

Our Team

To ensure that you are delighted with both our products and services, our team is focussed on delivering the best quality at the best possible price. From our coded welders to our administrators, we know that we are only as good as our last job and continous improvement is part of our culture.

We value all members of our team and we all regularly undertake internal and external training so that our skills remain up to date with current best practice and new techniques.

Our Health & Safety Statement

As a business, the safety of our people and those people around us is central to everything we do at Walker Engineering (NW) Ltd. No matter how hazardous the environment, we believe that it is a leadership responsibility and management priority to continually minimise and manage the risk wherever we work.

A positive health and safety culture and concern for the environment is not only essential for the welfare and morale of employees, but is also crucial to the future development and success of the company.

To help achieve these goals, we operate under clear procedures to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations and, as far as reasonably practical, the health, safety and wellbeing of all persons within our responsibilities.

To support the above and further demonstrate our commitment to Health and Safety and continuous improvement we have achieved the following accreditations:

  • ISO 9001 (ISOQAR registered, UKAS Management Systems)
  • CHAS (Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme)
  • Safe Contractor Approved
  • Constructionline

We also invest significant resource into creating safer working environments by providing the training, knowledge, skills and tools to work safely and of which are focused on assuring the safety of everything we design, engineer and build.

Nothing we do is so urgent or so important that we cannot make the time to ensure that it is done safely or with due responsibility to the environments we are working in.

Our Culture

Walker Engineering seeks to solve complex problems and increase efficiency of completing jobs through the power of our expertise and value we place on our relationship with clients. We believe good communication is key.

  • We conquer complex problems
  • We care about our environmental impact
  • We invest in our people developing them into experts
  • We are open and honest with our clients, valuing relationships.
  • We are Efficient and Effective in everything we do.
  • We are Reliable and Experienced in the sectors we work in.

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