Power & Utilities Recruitment

Our Power & Utilities division is based centrally at our Sheffield office, and services the whole of the UK through our branches in Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester and London. We have a specialist team working exclusively with Power & Utilities candidates and clients. We have built an extensive database of high quality candidates and have access to the most desirable vacancies in the industry. 

We work with major organisations throughout the country, placing candidates in temporary, contract and permanent positions. Power & Utilities is one of the fastest growing areas, and we work on BESC, SHEA and NRSWA roles amongst a wide range of others.

Get in touch with the Power & Utilities team for free and comprehensive careers advice, and to find out how we can help you find your perfect role. 

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Case Studies

Take a look at our Case Studies to find out more about how we've supported our clients to achieve their objectives through high levels of customer service and personal approach to recruitment.


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  • This is a unique market. Dave always seems to find the right applicants, is always honest and always keeps me informed throughout the recruitment process. I would recommend Dave to any engineering company especially companies who require specialist trades.  

    Richard Wilkes (Emerson Automation Solutions)
  • We have used Linear for well over a decade and consider them to be the only agency that fully meets our needs. Their consultants always listen to our requirements and match the best candidates to the roles. 

    Mick Quinn (GMR)
  • We find all of the Linear team extremely helpful and communicative in advising if they have been able to resource our sites as requested. Our contact is extremely knowledgeable about the industry we work in.

    Caroline Johnson (C Spencer)
  • Linear stands out from any competitors. There is a reassuring sense of passion and pride to obtain a position that you will suceed in and enjoy. Over the past four years I have had nothing but support and encouragement from my recruitment agency. Linear Recruitment has exceeded all of my expectations 

    D Howells (Candidate)
  • Friendly, always there for you and if half the agencies out there followed suit the recruitment sector wouldn't have hald the negative stigma it has. 

    L Ridgeon  (Candidate)
  • The level of contact and communication was 100% every step of the way. I am very impressed with Linear Recruitment’s professionalism and welcoming service. I had registered with other leading agencies but they paled in comparison.

    S Bone  (Candidate)
  • I have used Linear Recruitment for over ten years for the provision of Engineering Professionals and Civils Operatives, in the Water, Rail, and Power and Energy sectors. The Linear staff are always on hand to assist in the recruitment of permanent and temporary appointments to suit our business needs.

    Lee Blagden (CVC CIvils)
  • Linear acts as a key supply partner for us, ensuring we have labour to meet our requirements and needs. Staff provided are professional, knowledgable and suitably qualified for the roles required, ensuring they get the job done safely and to the standard we require.

    Edward Mountain (Interserve)

Latest Power & Utilities News

Manchester Marathon Success

Manchester Marathon Success


A HUGE well done to Linear Recruitment's Hollie Hodkin and Adam Turner on their fantastic achievement in the Manchester Marathon. Hollie ran it in an impressive 4h 46m 28s and Adam a brilliant 4h 56m 41s AND they still managed to look amazing afte…

'Twas the Night Before Brexit....Will We Still Have a House?

'Twas the Night Before Brexit....Will We Still Have a House?


By Lori TaylorThe eve of Brexit…..What is happening, what is going to happen, what impact will it have on us? As of today, there is still no clarity about what will happen - a deal agreed, no deal, a long extension or revoking Article 50?

What impa…

Adam's Grand Tour of Linear Update

Adam's Grand Tour of Linear Update


Meet Adam….Adam is Linear’s Chairman and the other half of Team Linear embarking on the epic Grand Tour of Linear cycle ride all in aid of The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity and Weston Park Cancer Charity, kicking off on May 12th.

Adam is …