Devon Engineering recruitment agency listing
Engineering is an important component of the South West economy and Devon is one of the leading counties in the region for Engineer career prospects. Plymouth, Exeter and Torbay are all located within the county and a number of recruitment agencies in Devon will place candidates into Engineering vacancies across these towns and cities.
The county town of Exeterhas a variety of multi-sector recruitment agencies, predominantly based in the city centre, that recruit Engineering professionals for Mechanical, Design or Manufacturing functions. Based on the South Coast, Plymouth is the most populated settlement in the Devon and Engineering recruiters can be found in close proximity to The Barbican. Other popular areas for Engineering recruitment includes Newton Abbot and Tiverton.
Economic overview and salaries
The average salary for Engineering workers in the South West is £34K per annum, however this will vary greatly depending on the position. The majority of advertised vacancies are found in Exeter and Plymouth, with demands for staff such as Field Service Engineers, Design Engineers and Maintenance Engineers. Experienced Structural Engineers command some of the highest salaries, commonly in excess of £50K. Most candidates are recruited on a permanent basis, however contract and temporary jobs are occasionally open.
Key industries and employers
Recruitment opportunities for local Engineers are available across the area. Devon County Council employs more than 100 Engineering professionals including Civil Engineers and Engineering Design staff. Elsewhere, Balfour Beatty are prominent in Exeter, while the WSP Group also have offices here and in Taunton. Plymouth, once a hub for the Maritime sector, still offers Marine Engineering job prospects in the Defence and Shipbuilding sectors.
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2 Recruitment Agencies found in Devon in the Engineering industry.
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Sarah West Recruitment
We are a local agency who understand the local Devon market very well and who have an excellent reputation, with clients and candidates, for the work we do. We listen to what you want and we work hard to get the right result for you. We're open and honest, down to earth, approachable and professional. We love what we do, and this is reflected in our results. Get in touch to see how we can help you!
Berry Recruitment - Construction & Asbestos Division
Supported by our industry knowledge and a database that's going from strength to strength, Berry Recruitment are adept at supplying Construction staff for the Engineering sector. We pre-screen all candidates to provide the most capable professionals in the market, including Civil Engineers, Clerks of Work and Resident Engineers. We have offices nationwide and an expert team sourcing staff who can have an immediate impact on your business.