BUILT ENVIRONMENT

A flexible and robust Built Environment industry is crucial for the prosperity of all economies. In order for it to function efficiently, it is vital to have a pool of skilled labour with the relevant knowledge to carry out their roles effectively.

That’s where our expertise can make all the difference. We can help you to build a tailored workforce to meet your unique requirements, and our consultants have the experience needed to create the bespoke workforce solutions that you need. With over 10 years’ experience, you can be assured that we will take the time to understand your requirements and introduce you to the best candidates. In such a challenging industry, you can trust Akton to expertly manage your recruitment needs and to allow you to focus on your core business. We provide specialist recruitment solutions in the following areas:

Facilities management and maintenance

The facilities management market is predicted to expand by more than £10 billion by 2022. Let Akton help you to get ahead of the game by matching you to the right candidates for your facilities management jobs. With an expansive range of roles, we are skilled in recruitment for  asset management, FM services, capital projects, CAD technicians, Health & safety and Eastate/building management to name but a few. Our team of experienced consultants can put you in touch with experienced candidates at all levels, from a time-served quantity surveyor to a building services technician.

Transport and infrastructure

We understand the complexities of infrastructure construction. With huge – and sustained – government investment, it’s important for construction projects to deliver cost-effective and efficient solutions. Akton can help you to find high calibre candidates to meet your short and long term business goals.

Mechanical and electrical

The mechanical and electrical engineering market has grown by almost a quarter in the past seven years. Based upon an in-depth understanding of your business requirements, we ensure that we only introduce candidates who match the culture and ethos of your business.

Professional and technical

We know that a safe, efficient construction industry relies on the knowledge and expertise of a good team of professional workers. So whether you are looking for a project engineer or an architectural technician, we’ll make sure your candidates are of the highest standard.

Construction trades and labour

Finding the right employee for a construction project will often depend on that project’s individual deliverables. Based on a clear understanding of your requirements, we personally review all CVs to ensure that only the most suitable CVs are considered for your construction management roles.

Housing and local authority

Our specialist consultants are experienced in recruiting for a variety of private and public sector jobs within the housing industry. Whether the role involves housing management, supported housing or administrative responsibilities; our consultants understand the importance of cultural and personality fit, as well as a perfect skills match. We follow a rigorous process to ensure only the best candidates are successful. The team have an in-depth understanding of the diversity and complexities involved in working within this industry. Our flexibility and experience are key strengths that help our clients to meet constantly changing needs.​

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Civil engineer | Maintenance worker | Project engineers | Facilities management | Quantity surveyor | Building surveyor | Repairs manager | Planning officer | Property service officer | Administration roles | Site manager | Structural engineer | Contracts manager | Housing officer | Housing manager | Tenancy officer | Electrician | Plumber | Handyman | Repairs planner | Building services engineer | Housing manager | Housing officer | Housing assistant | Income recovery officer | Anti-social behaviour officer | Customer service officer | Poroperty manager | Leasehold services | Housing needs and options | Lettings officers | Community development and regeneration | Home ownership officers | Sheltered housing | Service managers | Support workers | Project workers | Scheme managers | Supported housing officers | Tenancy support officers | Young people support workers | Resettlement officers | Customer service | Contact centre | Technical support | Planners and schedulers | Reception and secretarial | Finance officer | Finance manager | HR assistant | Business partners | Communications and marketing | Asset Management | Building & Maintenance Surveying | Building Services Engineers | Capital Projects/Capital Projects Managers | Estates & Building Management |FM Hard Services | FM Soft Services | Gas Mechanical & Electrical | Grounds Maintenance | Health & Safety, Fire Risk | Helpdesk Administration | Maintenance Management | Repairs Administration | Space Planning and CAD Technicians | Trades & Labour

Built Environment Jobs

Electrician

Full Time
Salary: £37,000.00 - £39,000.00 per year
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Posted: 17/07/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Trades & Labour,Mechanical & Electrical
ElectricianWakefieldWorking Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm - Monday to FridaySalary Range: £37,000 - £39,000 per annumAbout Us:Join our team who are a leading provider in facilities management and engineering...
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Plumber

Full Time
Salary: £20.00 per hour
Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Posted: 11/07/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Housing & Local Authority,Trades & Labour,Mechanical & Electrical
PlumberHuddersfield, West YorkshireCirca £20 per hour Umbrella40 hour weekWe are currently looking for Plumbers with the following experience, based in Kirklees.Job Requirements:Bathroom Installations...
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Cleaning Operative

Part Time
Salary: £11.00 per hour
Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
Posted: 09/07/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Housing & Local Authority,Trades & Labour
Cleaning OperativeLancaster730am - 930am Monday to Friday£11.44 per hour - Paid WeeklyCleaning duties in large public building based in Lancaster including corridors, side rooms, kitchens and amenitie...
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Multi Trade CFTOPP / Plasterer

Full Time
Salary: £36,000.00 per year
Location: Southwark, London
Posted: 09/07/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Housing & Local Authority,Trades & Labour,Manufacturing & Engineering
Multi Trade CFTOPP / PlastererSouthwark, LondonCirca £36,000 per annumMonday to Friday daysWe are currently seeking two experienced Multi Trade CFTOPP / Plasterer with a bias towards plastering work t...
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Cleaning Operative

Part Time
Salary: £11.00 per hour
Location: Kingston upon Thames, London
Posted: 08/07/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Trades & Labour
Cleaning OperativeKingston upon Thames0630am - 1030amMonday to Friday£11.44 per hour - Paid WeeklyWe are currently looking for a reliable, Part Time Cleaning Operative based in central Kingston upon T...
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Plumber

Full Time
Salary: £31,000.00 - £32,000.00 per year
Location: Irvine, North Ayrshire
Posted: 26/06/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Trades & Labour,Mechanical & Electrical
PlumberIrvine£31000 - £32000 per annum8:00am - 4:00pmMonday - FridayWe are currently looking for an experienced Plumber to work at our large static site in Irvine.Main duties of the job will be genera...
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Cleaning Operative

Part Time
Salary: £11.00 per hour
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria
Posted: 25/06/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Housing & Local Authority,Trades & Labour,Mechanical & Electrical
Cleaning OperativeCarlisle7:00am - 9:00am or 4:00pm - 6:00pmMonday to Friday£11.44 per hour - Paid WeeklyCleaning duties in large public building including corridors, side rooms, kitchens and amenitie...
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Cleaner

Full Time
Salary: £11.00 per hour
Location: Petersfield, Hampshire
Posted: 25/06/2024
Sectors:Built Environment,Facilities Management & Maintenance,Trades & Labour
CleanerPetersfield, Hampshire£11.44 per hourWorking Hours: 12pm - 8pm, Monday to FridayJob Type: Long-term contract with weekly payWe are currently seeking a dedicated and reliable cleaner to join our...
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Head of Repairs and Maintenance

Permanent
Salary: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Location: Haringey, London
Posted: 24/06/2024
Sectors:Built Environment
Consultant: Mark Bateson
Interim Head of Repairs and MaintenanceLondon£500-£600/dayAkton are working with a Local Authority in London who is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join their team as an Interim Head...
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