Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme

RISQS Accredited

J N Piling is fully accredited by RISQS, The Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme. It is the rail industry registration and pre-qualification scheme in the UK and accredited organisations undergo a rigorous pre-qualification and audit process. It is recognised as best practice in qualifying suppliers and used by procurement teams from 115 buying organisations to find the right suppliers and comply with EU procurement regulations. Buyer members of the RISQS community include the Infrastructure Managers Network Rail and Transport for London, most Train Operating Companies like First Group and Go-Ahead Group, and many prime contractors.

Confidential Incident Reporting & Analysis System for Transport


As part of our drive to promote a good safety culture throughout the company, J N Piling Ltd is a member of CIRAS (Confidential Incident Reporting & Analysis System for Transport).

CIRAS has been fully integrated into our safety processes. This approach is a safety net to capture and resolve issues that could otherwise manifest themselves in an incident. As a CIRAS member we receive access to the confidential helpline number, awareness workshops, promotional material and access to a human factor specialist. This ‘safety net for the industry’ helps us spot potential risks as well as eliminate those we may face in advance of them happening.

Construction Skills Certification Scheme


We are a company committed to improving competence in construction, with 100% of our workforce holding the relevant Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) accreditation in relation to their role.

Construction Plant Competence Scheme


80% of our workforce hold a CPCS card. Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) provides a registration card scheme that acknowledges those involved in plant operations. It recognises skills, knowledge and understanding, competence and qualifications as well as Health, safety and environment through testing to prove workers have met minimum standards.

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF)


Many of the J N Piling staff hold PAL cards. The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access worldwide. Those who successfully complete IPAF training are awarded the PAL Card (Powered Access Licence), the most widely held and recognised proof of training for platform operators.

Supply Chain Sustainability School

Supply Chain Sustainability School

J N Piling proudly holds a silver badge with the Supply Chain Sustainability School. The school helps us to recognise and improve upon the sustainability of our supply chain through self-assessment and the provision of learning resources. In turn, we can put into practice methods of work which help to make us more responsible industry members. We are finding that more and more principal contractors are looking for trade specialists with a mind for sustainability and the Supply Chain School helps to keep us up to date.

Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA)

Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA)

J N Piling is an approved member with CPA.  The CPA’s Model Conditions are widely regarded for plant hire agreements – fair to both hire company and customer, they clarify what each party’s responsibilities are.

Constructionline Platinum


J N Piling holds a Platinum certificate of membership with Constructionline.

Constructionline is the UK’s most connected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services, making contracting simpler and helping our customers achieve more.

ISO 9001 Certification: Quality Management Systems

ISO 9001 Certification : Quality Management Systems

JN Piling proudly hold the internationally recognised quality management system standard.  The aim of ISO 9001 is to ensure consistent quality of our services or products and to enhance our customers satisfaction.

Auva is a UKAS Accredited Certification Body providing second and third party certification audits.

ISO 14001 Certification: Environmental Management Systems

ISO 14001 Certification : Environmental Management Systems

JN Piling proudly hold the internationally recognised standard for environmental management systems. Implementation of ISO 14001 provides us with a way to track, manage and improve our environmental performance.

Auva is a UKAS Accredited Certification Body providing second and third party certification audits.

Acclaim Health and Safety Accreditation

Acclaim Health and Safety Accreditation

JN Piling hold a certificate of accreditation with Acclaim who works to support the objectives to improve health and safety standards across the UK and to reduce duplication of paperwork in procurement.  Only companies that prove they have the systems in place to adequately manage Health and Safety can hold this accreditation.