J S Wright makes two major electrical appointments 

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Mechanical and electrical building services provider J S Wright has boosted its growing electrical business with two major appointments. 

Richard Pendleton has been appointed as senior electrical project manager to help manage the electrical element of M&E projects, as well as solus electrical projects, for the 129-year-old Birmingham-based contractor.

Based at J S Wright’s London office in Westminster, Pendleton has more than 15 years’ experience in electrical project management beginning as an apprentice and later as an electrical technical officer with a rail infrastructure provider. 

Rising to contracts director after moving to M&E contractors across London and the South East, Pendleton is credited with managing the installation of electrical services for a new building and energy centre for broadcaster Sky, and again for Bond Street station as part of the Crossrail construction project. 

He is currently working on a new £17 million M&E contract for The Silk District in Whitechapel, as well as overseeing work on the Arena Central mixed-use scheme in Birmingham and a new student accommodation building in Exeter. 

Richard Moloney has been appointed by J S Wright as a senior electrical project engineer also working out of the company’s London office. 

With more than 30 years of experience in the electrical industry, he was previously a project manager for an Essex-based electrical contractor, where his responsibilities included managing a £4 million project in East London. 

Prior to that, Moloney ran his own electrical business for 20 years, specialising in large-scale residential work, which included a £2 million contract to refurbish an old rectory. He also co-owned a renewable energy company, installing PV systems, solar thermal, air to water and ground-source heating systems. 

Moloney is also working on J S Wright’s Silk District project as the largest self-delivered M&E residential project in the company’s history. 

Phil Leech, J S Wright managing director, said, “The skills and experience of our latest recruits will help us meet a rapidly growing order book for electrical services and strengthen our reputation as the M&E services contractor of choice for developers of multi-million-pound residential projects.”