(01286) 679426 ygc@gwynedd.llyw.cymru


YGC is the largest public sector run consultancy in Wales, working with an extensive and varied list of clients, both in the public and private sector.

We ensure that the environment is protected at all times during construction and have tailored our services to meet customer demand.

We are based in Gwynedd in north Wales over three locations – our main office in Caernarfon and offices at Pwllheli and Dolgellau.

Having developed a close working relationship with a number of clients across Wales, we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach of working regionally in order to deliver locally.

Our multidisciplinary teams that include engineers, architects, surveyors, flooding and environmental specialists are dedicated to finding the most innovative and appropriate solutions to meet our client’s needs.

We provide cost estimating, procurement, project management and other specialist consultancy services to both public and private sector clients.   Our team delivers a comprehensive service of expert construction and engineering consulting with particular attention to optimising client risk, improving awareness of value and assuring full supervision and detailing of costs on behalf of the client from start to completion of multi-faceted projects.

YGC possess the required technical skills to challenge the work of other designers, allowing us to undertake the role of Client representative, thereby facilitating efficient and effective project management.

Currently employing 120 members of staff and with annual turnover of circa £5.5 million, YGC is the largest consultancy of its kind in the North and Mid Wales region. Our people consistently deliver a quality service to the region, the results of which bring social and economic benefits to all.

We offer a range of services, including:


Infrastructure &

Maintenance of Roads

Structures &


Respond to the risk of

flooding in coastal areas


YGC has established management systems, procedures and policies in order to safeguard:

  • The quality of our work
  • The natural environment
  • The health and safety of our employees and everyone else affected by our activities

YGC has made a fundamental commitment to work only with those whose standards are consistent with our own.

Please view our policies:

Quality Policy
Health & Safety Policy
Environmental Policy


The organisation is structured into 4 services.

YGC’s management consists of:

Huw Williams

Head of YGC

Emlyn Jones

Senior Manager

Gareth Wright

Service Manager

Building & Infrastructure

Rob Williams

Service Manager

Water & Envrionment

Rhys Jones

Service Manager


Rhys Williams

Service Manager

Business & Project Delivery


Over the years YGC has developed a close working relationship with a broad range of clients that include:


YGC has a long tradition of being able to offer career opportunities for those who wish to pursue a highly skilled career in the built environment.

Over the years, we have invested heavily in our staff, offering those who seek it, the opportunity to gain further academic and/or professional qualifications.

We are passionate about sustaining local employment across a range of disciplines and currently over 80% of our staff reside in the county of Gwynedd.

This not only means that we are able to retain skilled people within the region, but we are also contributing towards creating a sustainable economic environment by ensuring that we retain local employment in rewarding and challenging sectors.

This ensures that the people we employ have a good work-life balance and can continue to contribute to making the local communities prosperous and vibrant places to live and work.


Job Opportunities at YGC

We are continually looking for enthusiastic and dedicated people to join us at YGC.

If you are interested in working for us then please send a copy of your CV to ygc@gwynedd.llyw.cymru

Current vacancies can be viewed  here…

why join YGC?

Working for YGC, you can benefit from the following:

Work-Life Balance:

Ensuring that staff strike a healthy balance between work and home life is very important to YGC.  Staff can take advantage of the following arrangements:

  • Flexible working hours (where circumstances allow)

  • Job Share (where circumstances allow)

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave allowance

  • Parental leave and flexible working for parents and carers

Training and Development:

YGC recognises the importance of investing in its most important asset – its people.  Every YGC employee can expect:

  • A formal induction process and an annual performance review

  • A wide range of internal and external training and development opportunities

  • Contribution towards the membership of professional bodies which are relevant to the work

Pension Scheme:

YGC operates a Local Government Pension Scheme.  Information about the scheme can be found on the Gwynedd Pension Fund website.

Additional Benefits:

There are a number of additional benefits to working for YGC, including:

  • an opportunity to work within a Welsh language environment – Welsh is the official administrative language of YGC

  • child care vouchers, which are exempt from tax and NI

  • assisted car and bicycle purchase schemes

  • awareness raising events about health and wellbeing matters

  • free car parking facilities

  • free eye tests for staff who use display screens on a regular basis

  • MEDRA Counselling Service – free and confidential counselling for staff


Is an apprenticeship the next step for you?

Make a genius decision, choose an apprenticeship in Civil Engineering at YGC.

An apprenticeship is a chance for you to develop your career by working with experienced people, gaining qualifications and being paid at the same time!

Apprenticeship opportunities at YGC form part of the Gwynedd Council Apprenticeship programme.

Further information can be found here on the Gwynedd Council website