Underground recruitment agency listing

An underground civil engineer is responsible for assessing structures, tunnels and systems in areas such as transport tunnels, sewers and any man-made development that lies under the ground.

The vast majority of employers will insist on hiring candidates who have a good degree in one of the main engineering disciplines. However, there are some employers who take people from school-leaving age and put them on the path to Chartered Engineer status through work-based learning. Some engineers choose to acquire HND or HNC qualifications, but recruitment agencies will need to see a track record of achievement for senior engineering staff vacancies. Many employers will also want to see evidence of infrastructure design and a detailed knowledge of software systems such as AutoCAD and PDS.

Engineers have a wide range of employment options in the UK. Underground roles include working for major water companies and underground transport operators. Transport for London is a major employer of civil engineers, and the organisation has a structured career pathway that culminates in becoming a Chartered Engineer. Candidates will need to be analytical thinkers, and the ability to work unsupervised is usually essential .

The UK is currently experiencing a skills shortage when it comes to specialist engineering, so candidates with excellent qualifications and experience in underground work in particular stand a great chance of finding employment. Starting salaries for graduate positions start from around £20,000, but senior engineers can expect to receive up to £100,000 per year.

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  • Elliot Marsh Headhunters

    Elliot Marsh specialises in identifying the best talent in the energy and construction sectors and then bringing the bespoke talent over to your business where they will thrive and increase your business's profitability. With a strong track record of gaining access to contacts that no other agencies can, we then use these contacts to consistently fill a range of roles including Architects, Civil Engineers and Chartered Engineers.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 4DF
    • Trafalgar House, 11/12 Waterloo Place, London, Greater London, SW1Y 4AU
  • Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    When it comes to a specialist area of construction like underground civil engineering, you really need to deal with a specialist agency. We can source staff right across this sector, in a range of disciplines, and with a range of qualifications. Using methods tailored to your requirements, we will ensure that only suitable candidates are put forward to you. We have a wealth of experience in this area and would love to do business with you.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • Electus Recruitment Solutions

    Electus Recruitment Solutions is an independent specialist recruitment agency operating in the aerospace, defence, energy and infrastructure sectors. Our teams of talent delivery consultants are divided into niche specialisms to provide our employers and candidates with expert knowledge and an effortless marrying of skills and requirement.
    Coverage UK Wide, Europe, Australia, Canada
    • Richmond House, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ
  • Linsco Ltd

    Established in 1978, Linsco Ltd is a registered employment agency with over 37 years recruitment experience, we pride ourselves on providing a high quality service to the Construction Industry. Linsco promote a highly established, industry qualified team of professional Consultants, we have a flexible customer focused approach and endeavour to work in partnership with our Clients, aiming to respond to their needs within optimum time.
    Coverage Nationally throughout the UK
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    • 2 Sheriffs Orchard, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3PP
    • 2nd Floor, Quayside Tower, Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HF
    • The Portergate, 257 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 8NX
    • Wright Business Centre, Lonmay Road, Scotland, Glasgow, G33 4EL
    • Price House, 37 Stoney Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1LS
    • Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, Bloomsbury, London, Greater London, WC1H 9BB
    • Dallam Court, Dallam Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 7LT
    • Compass House, Vision Park, Chivers Way, Cambridge, Histon, CB24 9AD
    • 1 Friary, Temple Quay, Bristol, Avon, BS1 6EA
  • Berry Recruitment - Construction & Asbestos Division

    We deliver an honest and diligent service to the civil engineering sector and work alongside a number of high profile clients to fill permanent, temporary and contract positions. Including town planning, utilities and infrastructure, we recruit BEng and MEng qualified civil engineers of all disciplines and conduct skills tests to guarantee that they are of the highest standard. We have branches nationwide and are contactable 24 hours a day.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • 291-293 High Street \r\n\r\n, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4RR
    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • Office 1, Kingston Court, Walsall Road, Cannock, Staffs, WS11 0HQ
    • Unit 7, Waterside House, Falmouth Road, Falmouth, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8BE
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 383 Hendon Way, Hendon, London, NW4 3LP
    • 16 Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LT
    • 110 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4LZ
  • United Mechanical & Electrical Solutions Ltd

    United Mechanical & Electrical Solutions specialises in supplying temporary labour to the construction and engineering sector nationwide. We have a large database of Electricians, Plumbers, Pipefitters, mates and related trades from semi skilled to project management level.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 2 Kirby Lane, Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0BY
  • Executive Headhunters Ltd

    With nearly a decade of industry experience, we have worked with senior professionals of all skills from Project Managers to New Business Directors. Utilising market knowledge, networking and cutting edge technology, Executive Headhunters can identify practical leaders and place them into senior roles across Engineering, Architecture, Building Services and Management. We can support your projects by supplying top talent, globally.
    Coverage UK and International
    • Concorde House, Trinity Park, Solihull, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7UQ
    • 22 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, Greater London, SE1 9PD
    • Stocks Court, 18/20 Old Market Place, Cheshire, Altrincham, WA14 4DF
  • FINTEC recruit Limited

    We are active recruiters within the Construction Industry. We typically recruit staff including Estimators, Site Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Project Surveyors, Project Managers, Structural Engineers, Health & Safety Managers, CAD Technicians, Planners, Site Engineers, Architects and Commercial Managers. We support companies within Building Services, Construction and Architecture, as well as those in Civil Engineering and Rail.
    Coverage UK , Europe and International
    • 40 Ashley Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, EH11 1RY
  • Construction & Building Services Recruitment

    SIMPLE BUT PROFESSIONAL, COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING SERVICES CONTRACT & PERMANENT RECRUITMENT ACROSS THE UK. We are a Specialist Recruiter for the Construction & Building Services Industry for both temporary and permanent placements in white collar and blue collar roles.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Compass House, Chivers Way, Cambridge, Histon, Cambridgeshire, CB24 9AD
  • Alpha Labour and Recruitment Ltd

    If you are looking for top-class Civil Engineering candidates to join your business, then working with a specialist recruiter can be priceless. At Alpha, we ensure that our consultants have the right blend of Construction Industry experience and recruitment knowledge to find the best people out there. We cover everything from Power to Town Planning, Waste Water, Bridges and more, and offer an efficient, individualised service.
    Coverage UK wide - nationwide
    • Churchill House, 6-8 Meetinghouse Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2DP
    • Chancery Place, Booth Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4AB
    • 109 Vernon House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 6DQ
  • Sarah Harvey Recruitment Limited

    Sarah Harvey Recruitment has been established for over 20 years specialising in Commercial, Technical, Healthcare and Executive recruitment. Based in Leamington, Sarah Harvey have developed a reputation as a hard working, honest and professional consultancy.
    Coverage UK, Europe.
    • 37 Chandos Street, Leamington Spa, Midlands, Warwickshire, CV32 4RL
  • Connect Appointments

    There is a wealth of opportunity on offer in the Building Industry - and candidates know that. A quality recruitment agency like Connect Appointments can ensure that the best people are secured by your organisation - which will pay dividends over the long term. From Builders to Instrument Technicians, by using our tried and trusted methods, we can ensure that your recruitment process has a solid foundation. Offices in Glasgow and Livingston.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG

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Underground Salary Rates
Low Pay:£36,075
Medium Pay:£61,932
High Pay:£104,000
Sample Size:13
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