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Transport & Rail Recruitment

Recruitment across infrastructure is gaining ever-increasing momentum. In order to best support this, Linear Recruitment is combining our Rail & Transport division with both our Highways & Infrastructure and Power & Utilities recruitment teams. 

With natural crossover and a strong track record of delivery in all those sectors, we’re further strengthening our capabilities by becoming one solid group: Rail, Power & Infrastructure

This clarifies who we are and what we do: 

  • RISQS accredited (five stars), our specialist Rail Consultants deliver high quality service, offering to our Rail candidates and clients Safety Critical and non-safety critical positions
  • Our history in transmission & distribution, Electric and Gas, makes us a leading agency with genuine capacity to provide proven candidates on a national basis
  • Supplying numerous high profile Highways schemes throughout the land, we can help with all aspects of work, civils, technology or quality related
  • Telecoms have and are being relied upon like never before; we are working with the country’s leading contractors in enhancing its broadband and communication networks
  • We operate nationwide on Clean & Waste Water projects, civils, commercial and MEICA   

Linear Recruitment’s dedicated rail recruitment division is based centrally in our Sheffield office, and services the whole of the UK railway industry through our offices in Newcastle, Manchester and Shirebrook.

With almost two decades of experience, we are a well-established and respected recruiter operating in the Rail and Transport sectors. We work with railway industry leaders by recruiting for and supplying temporary, contract and permanent candidates in safety critical and non-safety critical railway jobs. 

Our rail jobs division is RISQS accredited, demonstrating the high quality of service we offer to our rail candidates and clients.

Rail and Transport Disciplines We Work Across

Our specialist rail and transport recruitment consultants are some of the best in the industry, renowned for finding and securing amazing roles and rewarding careers for our railway job candidates. 

Some typical projects we advertise rail jobs for include:

  • Railway Station Refurbishments
  • Rail track laying, renewal and enhancement
  • Level crossing construction, maintenance and attendance
  • M&E Projects
  • Civil Engineering

Sourcing the best vacancies with leading organisations, we have a versatile array of railway jobs and transport vacancies available covering the entire project lifecycle from design, through construction, through to management and project hand-over. 

Typical rail job vacancies we recruit for include:

  • Quantity Surveyor jobs
  • Senior Quantity Surveyor jobs
  • Project Manager jobs
  • Project Administrator jobs
  • Project Coordinator jobs
  • Civil Design Engineer jobs
  • Railway CAD Technician jobs
  • Site Engineer jobs
  • Senior Site Engineer jobs
  • Safety Critical roles
  • PTS Trades and Labour jobs

Why Rail Clients Choose Linear Recruitment

Linear Recruitment’s railway job and career consultants are available to offer candidates free and comprehensive career advice, assisting with sponsorship and other railway industry-specific requirements.

Assisting our job seekers with practical support, interview tips and guidance on preparing CVs creates a frictionless, stress-free transition to finding a new rail industry job, and ensures we maintain a top-quality candidate pool for our recruitment clients.

Search our Rail Jobs and Transport Vacancies for available roles, get in touch to discuss how we can help find your next opportunity, or submit your CV to be notified of railway jobs that might interest you.

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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 joined Linear Recruitment through a referral and have since not regretted this. Linear is manned by knowledgable front line staff who listen to concerns and are very quick in response to issues or emails. The rail recruitment team always inform you in advance if there are no shifts for the coming week or if there are any changes and this has always been done in a courteous and professional mann…

    Joseph Yankson (Candidate)
  • We've had a working relationship with Linear over the past 10 years. The service we receive is exceptional and the professionalism within the Company is fantastic. We hope to have a continued working relationship for many years to come.

    Danny McCulloch (McCulloch Rail)
  • 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)

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