The advantages of using a specialist construction recruiter

Posted by Daria Tkach, Senior Recruitment Consultant on Monday, October 16, 2023

Finding the right job in the construction industry can be a daunting and challenging task, whether you're looking for opportunities in the UK or elsewhere in the world. The job searching process can be made easier, by working with a specialist construction recruitment agency. In this blog post, I will discuss the advantages of working with a specialist recruitment agency like Maxim Recruitment and how we can support you with your next career move.

Construction Industry Expertise

Specialised recruitment agencies have a deep understanding and knowledge of their market. This includes market trends, insights, and specific needs of employers. This expertise can help you identify the right opportunities and make informed career decisions. Maxim Recruitment consultants offer a personalised service by listening to what you are looking for and giving you deep coverage in a number of construction sectors that we specialise in.

For example, my specialism within the agency is Quantity Surveying and Clerk of Works roles. By focusing on this market, I have developed a valuable network of exclusive and specialist industry contacts. This means better access to unique opportunities, as often employers don’t advertise all available positions and instead come to me for a premium recruitment service.  The same applies to our other specialist recruitment areas including construction claims and disputes, engineering, tunneling, rail and geographical areas of focus including Toronto, Vancouver, Hong Kong and Australia.

We can help through the whole recruitment process

A good recruiter will be there for you, the jobseeker every step of the way, from initial application, help with CV writing and optimisation, preparing and undertaking the interview process through to job offer and salary negotiations. Take a look at our specialist career advice.

A specialist recruiter, like Maxim Recruitment, will be well informed about salary benchmarks in your field, so they can assist you with negotiating a better salary and package on your behalf. We run a salary benchmarking survey within construction claims and disputes regularly. 

I like to stay in touch with the candidates I have helped into new jobs, and this level of care is what sets us apart from most other recruiters in the construction industry. Working with us will ensure that your job application process is streamlined and efficient, saving you time and effort to lead to  lead to a more advantageous outcome.

Access to International Opportunities

It is extremely valuable to work with a specialist construction recruitment agency when you are considering working internationally. Maxim Recruitment has offices in the UK, Hong Kong and Canada so we are well-placed to help you find a construction job across a number of continents around the world that matches your needs and experience best. We have recruited in pretty much all of the main international locations where the construction industry is buoyant and we usually have some helpful experience and advice to offer that will relate to your personal situation and aspirations.

Maxim Recruitment have job vacancies available all around UK, Canada, Hong Kong as well as other parts of Asia, in Middle East locations such as Dubai, and other international opportunities.


In today’s buoyant construction market, specialist Maxim Recruitment consultants can increase your chances of landing the perfect job in the UK or in a desirable location internationally.  Our construction industry knowledge, access to the network of contacts offers a premium service with guidance through the recruitment process to enhance your career prospects.

You can review our current live opportunities in the UK or Overseas on our award-winning construction job search.

Daria Tkach
Daria Tkach
Senior Recruitment Consultant
Maxim Recruitment

Daria is a Senior Recruitment Consultant with day-to-day responsibility for researching, shortlisting, contacting, and interviewing premium construction industry candidates. Daria works with our UK team to help construction industry jobseekers into exciting new construction jobs with our market leading employer clients. Daria also covers the Canadian market as part of her international recruitment responsibilities. Her focus is on Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and other major cities in Canada.