If you’re a skilled tradesperson, your specialist skills are in high demand across the industry – and we can help find the right role to suit you.

We work closely with local and national projects across the UK, so we can work with you to offer a variety of temporary and permanent roles to choose from.



Our Construction Division works with developments throughout the UK, including commercial new builds, refurbishments, housing developments and civil engineering infrastructure projects.

We’re always looking for people with the right skills; from labourers, operators, decorators and bricklayers to tilers, fitters, drivers, site managers, surveyors and more. Got any of the following qualifications? If so, give us a call - we have some great opportunities for you.

CSCS, CPCS, NPORS, IPAF, SMSTS, SSSTS, Asbestos Awareness, Face Fit Trained, NVQ 2-3 Qualified trades, PASMA, Working at Heights, CISRS, Appointed Persons, NEBOSH, IOSH, Traffic Marshall, Abrasive wheels, Confined spaces, NRSWA, EUSR, CCNSG. 


Mechanical & Electrical

Hold on to your boots — not only do we place people into hundreds of construction vacancies each week, we also manage specialist mechanical and electrical job opportunities to support projects including commercial new builds, office, retail, housing and refurbishments.

We have open vacancies right now for people with the following qualifications:

JIB, 17th edition, ECS, 2392 testing & Inspection, PAT testing, Gas safe, MIG Welders, TIG Welders, ARC Welders, NVQ qualified, City & Guilds, IPAF, PASMA, EFTEC, HETAS

So what are you waiting for? If this sounds like you, get in touch with our team today. 


Looking for a path into the construction industry?

We work closely with Bouygues UK to provide a monthly on-site training day with an insight into the industry. Find out more


Social Housing

High-quality homes, creating communities for the people. Our clients are busy building brighter futures for residents and investing in homes and neighbourhoods.

Our Social Housing Division is sourcing professionals for Local Authorities and Social Housing Providers, following a successful recruitment drive that filled a range of roles within the Maintenance and Development sector.

Our specialist consultants are always looking for housing professionals with experience in white-collar and blue-collar roles, such as Head of Service, Asset / Maintenance Managers, Maintenance / Project / Development Surveyors, Carpenters, Plumbers, Painters and Decorators.

If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, build homes fit for the future and regenerate communities, we want to hear from you.

Companies and projects we work with
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Our Experts

Our specialist Construction and Mechanical & Electrical Consultants make it their business to know everything is there to know about the latest building or refurb projects, so get in touch to be the first to hear about our new vacancies.

Lawrence Beach
Construction Manager
Lawrence heads up the Construction, M & E Division managing a team of expert consultants within the industry. He has recruited permanent and temporary construction professionals for some of the highest profile projects and national accounts varying from £50k to £300m.
David Smith
Construction, M & E Specialist
Dave has worked in recruitment for four years. Now a specialist within our Construction division, Dave's main focus is the M&E sector nationwide and construction industry within the Cardiff area. He has worked on high-profile projects including Hinkley Point C in Bridgwater, which is Europe’s largest construction project.
Gareth Taylor
Construction, M & E Senior Specialist
With over 15 years in recruitment, Gareth has developed great relationships with employers and professionals within a number of industries including Civil Engineering, Piling & Foundations, social and private Housing, building services and maintenance and fit-out and refurbishment.
Ryan Thomas
Construction, M & E Consultant
Ryan manages our construction vacancies in East Wales and Bristol. He manages the staffing requirements with multi-million pound infrastructure developments, as well as smaller fast paced refurbishment projects, and has an excellent reputation within the industry.
James Jones
Construction, M & E Resourcer
James joined Acorn in 2017 as a Junior Recruitment Consultant. He works within our Construction division, specialising in the mechanical and electrical sector where he helps companies ranging from SME's to global outfits fill a variety of roles, from electricians and plumbers to more senior positions.
Jonathan Jones
Construction, M & E Resourcer
Jonathan is a great example of the success of, and Acorn's commitment to, Apprenticeships. As an Apprentice Resourcer, Jonathan forms part of our Construction, Mechanical & Electrical Resource Team and plays a valuable role in using the latest digital techniques to find skilled tradespeople for the construction industry.
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