Calco Construction Recruitment
  • More than 30 years of experience in

    THE RECRUITMENT OF CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    to the natural and built environment.

  • More than 30 years of experience in

    THE RECRUITMENT OF CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    to the natural and built environment.

  • More than 30 years of experience in

    THE RECRUITMENT OF CONSTRUCTION, PROPERTY & ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

    to the natural and built environment.

 

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A trusted service

"Calco provide a very efficient, thorough and supportive service. They are particularly good at communicating and providing up-to-date information on the recruitment process."
David Ellis
"My experience with Mark Downey made me get back trust in the recruitment agencies. His ability to recognize candidates’ potentials are real benefit for the employers. The support I got from Mark during the process helped me understand deeply the job requirements. Communication with him went smoothly and easy. He was focused, straightforward and very efficient. I highly recommend Mark as a recruitment consultant."
Alexa Cvetanka Girova
"Mark Excellent professional service. Well done!"
John Boulter
"Having used Calco to source an architectural technologist for our business on a long term contract, I found their service to be extremely efficient and professional. Mark Downey understood our business needs exactly and supplied us with a fantastic candidate who we ended up employing on a permanent basis. I would have no hesitation in recommending Calco for their excellent service and will definitely use them again in the future for any other recruitment needs our practice may have. "
Mhairi Ramsey
"Can I just add, I am now coming up to my sixth month of employment with Calco, and I would just like to say a big thank you to all staff. The service has been impeccable! After 23 years of being a contractor, working with many agencies, it's not often you can rely on payments so efficient."
Ian Johnson
"From the outset Calco provided a personal and professional approach, taking the time to understand me as candidate whilst delivering a bespoke opportunity in a clear and coherent manner. Following our initial conversation, Michael kept in regular contact which aided my confidence going into the interview. It is a pleasure to work with Calco and I would not hesitate to recommend them."
Jourdan Webb
"I have used Calco for over 15 years and they have become a clear first choice for sourcing a wide range of Commercial Staff. Requirements are quickly understood and Calco’s pre-vetting process, general experience and wide network results in an efficient recruitment experience with long term recruitment of high quality contract and permanent staff. Calcos personal and thorough approach to understanding needs makes them stand out from other providers"
Rob Chapman
"I ought to admit that this must have probably been the most effective conversation I have ever had with a recruiter. Andrew has been willing to describe the available opportunities in detail, match my CV with proper jobs and provide me with alternatives which would be more suitable to my competences and skills. In addition, he was able to understand my preferences and put them into the equation. I look forward to being successful in one of the jobs he has proposed. Kind regards, Konstantinos"
Konstantinos Maraslidis
"I started at L&Q today and had a good day. I would like to thank Nazir and Jordi for making it so efficient. Well done"
Peter McKue
"I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you and the team at Calco for the service that you provided in respect of my new role. It was refreshing to have a recruiter who actually took the time to listen to what I wanted. The role that you presented to me, fulfilled all of the criteria that I sought in a new role. I would gladly recommend you and your company to anyone seeking to move positions. Keep up the good work, your approach is exactly the kind of service that both employees and employers seek. The recruitment industry could really learn a lesson from you guys"
Ryan McManus
"Following your recent recruitment drives for Electrical & Mechanical vacancies on my behalf. It is with pleasure that I write to confirm your tenacity in identifying and placing quality candidates that are an asset to my team. Over the past 2 years, we have worked together to find competent Supervisors and Project Engineers for the water and waste water mechanical & electrical services contract we have with Southern Water. You have succeeded where others have failed by continuously keeping an experienced eye on promising staff opportunities and maintaining the right level of communication with myself to ensure progress is made. Thanks goes to you and your team for the continued support it is appreciated in a tough market with many challenges."
Ben Joy
"I just wanted to drop you a quick email, by way of endorsement to Calco Recruitment Services, and specifically the conversations that I have had with you guys to date. Calco have proved to be a very friendly and approachable organisation – certainly knowledgeable, as portrayed within your social communications, easy to talk to and very positive. I would certainly not hesitate in putting my trust with you guys – look forward to our continued relationship."
Michael Dekeyzer  |  Utilize
"Calco is a professional organisation with the interest of its clients at the core of its services. I have never had any cause for concern or raised any issues with Calco ever since I signed up with the organisation a few years ago. I would definitely recommend Calco."
Akin Akinrujomu
"Thank you for contacting me with the confirmation to start the new position next Monday as a Clerk of Works with London and Quadrant. This is one of my best experiences of being head hunted by a Consulting Agency. My main contact was Nazir Idris who facilitated the process from arranging the Job Interview, sending me the contract documents for signing and being in contact with me in a very professional manner throughout the entire process which was very good. This is a Agency I would recommend. Regards Clive"
Clive
"Calco provide a VERY GOOD service. Smooth, efficient and quick turnaround. All consultants communicate well, understand clients need and requirements. All job roles provided have always been the right job for me. Calco will always be my first call when looking for a new job."
Abdullah Elgayar  |  Kier Highways Ltd - London

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