Engineering Recruitment

Why Choose Orbital for your Engineering Recruitment?

Following on from the success of our established industrial team, our specialist Engineering Division enables us to source and place the full spectrum of top-quality staff, from project managers right down to shop-floor semi-skilled workers.

Our team of consultants have been hand-picked and brought on board with a wealth of shop-floor experience and knowledge. This gives us a distinct advantage when assessing a client’s requirements and providing suitable staff. Our engineering and construction backgrounds have enabled us to build lasting relationships with both our workers and our business partners.

Orbital Engineering aims to become more than just an agency to our clients. We act as a consultancy when required, providing advice and statistics on competitor rates, trends, peak periods and upcoming availability of staff with the exact skill set required for your business.

The search for industry experts, by industry experts

Our Department Lead, Jon, is currently developing the Engineering and Construction Divisions for Orbital Recruitment, using his experience gained in over 30 years within the engineering and recruitment sectors.

Initially a time-served fabricator welder within the rail industry at Bombardier, he later moved on to work at major blue-chip companies such as JCB and Rolls-Royce.

Jon is an exceptional resourcer of both white and blue-collar engineering staff and is a proven Contract Manager of both large and small contracts. He has a remarkable ability to forge great working relationships with clients, contractors and temporary workers.

We operate with Honesty and Integrity

We are always upfront with staff and clients about what the job entails, including the workplace environment and rates of pay, and dealing with any issues that may arise due to travelling distance, transportation, accommodation or personal requirements.

You can rely on us to deliver exceptional engineering candidates

We understand that people’s plans can change and new opportunities can arise, which is why we ask for and operate with complete transparency. This has made us very efficient and reliable when putting forward staff and has helped us to get the correct workers for the job.

We offer support for both candidate and the prospective employer

Here at Orbital we want to help you. We offer support to all of our staff and are very approachable and easy to contact. Throughout the process, from your interview to being accepted, to your induction, we will be right beside you to help you with the details of the job and keep you informed any changes that may occur.

Health and safety is very important to us and our clients, especially in the rail and construction industries. As a company, we always make sure our staff and workers are aware of health and safety at every point throughout the recruitment stage.

Our consultants are trained in or able to carry out the following assessments:

  • • Face-fit assessments
  • • Drugs and alcohol testing
  • • Manual handling training


We are specialists in:

  • • rail refurbishment
  • • vehicle conversions
  • • construction trades and labour
  • • precast concrete
  • • structural steelwork
  • • mechanical/electrical installation
  • • plant operatives
  • • fit out and refurbishments
  • • aerospace
  • • electricians
  • • welders – MIG, TIG, MMA, coded
  • • fabricators
  • • platers
  • • sheet metal workers
  • • CNC millers, turners, borers
  • • multi-skilled technicians
  • • maintenance technicians


For more information about our Engineering Recruitment Services, please get in touch.