Sphere Solutions Construction Recruitment

Sphere Solutions has years of experience of recruiting people to work within the Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Rail and Housing sectors.

Building Construction

Sphere Solutions operate predominantly in Wales and South West England and have built long standing relationships with the UK’s leading construction companies.  Our experienced team have successfully recruited for the 2012 Olympic Park development, St.Davids redevelopment in Cardiff City Centre (£600m), University of Swansea Campus (£200m+) to name a few.  We have also amassed a vast amount of experience with national and regional construction companies and sub-contractors and are proud to be working with many of the top 30 national contractors as a preferred supplier for technical and trades & labour staffing solutions.

Within the Sphere building division we have various specialist teams covering not only Main Contracting but Retail, Interiors, FM & Maintenance and Mechanical & Electrical staffing solutions.  We are able to cover all technical permanent and freelance roles as well as trade & labour staffing solutions from our regional offices.

Civil Engineering

Sphere Solutions service the Civil Engineering sectors, broadly encompassing highways, earthworks, infrastructure, utilities, power, energy and groundwork’s with white and blue collar staffing solutions.  Predominantly Site Engineers, Senior Engineers, Sub Agent, Site Agent and Commercial Appointments in the professional category and CPCS machine operatives/drivers, ground workers and general operatives with regards to trades & labour staffing.

We have experience in servicing £multi-million Civil Engineering projects for international, national and regional contractors ranging from flagship highways schemes to civils frameworks and commercial and residential groundworks packages.  Examples of the Civil Engineering projects and clients we have supplied include:

  • Area 2 – Skanska/Atkins JV
  • Heads of the Valleys – Carillion
  • Race Track Wales; South Bristol Link Road; SWTRA Framework –  Alun Griffiths
  • Pembroke Power Station – Sisk
  • Kingkerswell Bypass – Galliford Try
  • Nottingham Tram – Taylor Woodrow
  • Severnside – Sir Robert McAlpine


Sphere has become a market-leading recruiter for the Rail industry, providing technical solutions to many high profile National Rail Contractors across the UK.  We are currently working towards our RISQS Accreditation to ensure we are fully equipped to assist our Clients within the Rail sector. Projects include:

  • Nottingham Tram – Taylor Woodrow
  • NSIP + Port Talbot Parkway – Kier MG
  • Aberystwyth Station – Alun Griffiths Rail
  • Maidenhead UTX – Keltbray Rail


Speculative Housing

Sphere Solutions have a wealth of experience in speculative housing and enjoy working with some the UK’s leading developers as well as regional, independent house builders.  We have successfully recruited technical/qualified staff in the housing sector since 2005 adding trades and labour to our service offering in 2011.   Our expert Spec Housing team will work with you on an individual basis, tailoring the Sphere Solutions service to your requirements, whether you are looking for a temporary or permanent position.

Social Housing

We have worked hard to build a reputation of excellence and quality, with some of the best and most experienced consultants in the sector.  Our employees are well trained, knowledgeable and have the relevant experience to provide the ultimate 360° service to our Clients.  Our Social Housing team currently provide recruitment solutions for a wide range of public and private sector Clients including Housing Associations, Local Authority, charities and support providers.

Understanding the needs of our Clients and how they operate is a core part of our recruitment service. We offer a tailored and bespoke service to each and every company we work with, an approach which has earned us membership to several exclusive preferred supplier lists.  This approach to our Clients, together with our premium Candidate Matching service, is what makes Sphere Solutions one of the region’s best recruitment providers.  With over 10 years experience in this sector we have a database of compliant workers who are qualified and experienced in the following departments:


  • Property & Surveying
  • Housing Administration
  • Housing Customer Service & Call Centre
  • Development
  • Housing Finance & HR
  • Revenue & Benefits


  • Supported Housing
  • Homelessness
  • Care and Support – learning disabilities, autism, mental health, drug and alcohol
  • Housing Management

Our expert Social Housing team will work with you on an individual basis, tailoring the Sphere Solutions service to your requirements, whether you are looking for a temporary or permanent position.  We work in partnership with our clients, specialising in volume recruitment, shift work and hard-to-fill positions and locations.

For more information on the services we offer and what our customers say about us, read our Social Housing Brochure.