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We have extensive experience sourcing ideal candidates for construction companies at all stages of the construction process and provide personnel for a range of roles throughout the UK.

We effectively support companies and candidates in the following construction sectors: Exhibition, Fit Out, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, New Build, Refurbishment, Restoration, and Shopfitting.

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To secure repeat business from our customers, we are committed to selecting the best people to work with. If you have experience in the construction industry and a positive attitude, we’d like to hear from you.

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Labourers need experience, PPE, and a valid CSCS card to be considered for work.

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Skilled Trades need a toolkit to match their skillset. Plus PPE, CSCS and correct experience.

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Managers with expertise in specific sectors are promoted to companies accordingly.

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Engineers with training and experience at all levels will be considered and promoted.

Job Descriptions

All job roles have specific tasks. As skills and experience grow, roles can become more specialised. Our job descriptions provide clarity on the tasks and responsibilities for different roles.

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General Labourers

General Labourers perform a variety of manual tasks on construction sites, including lifting, carrying, cleaning, and assisting skilled workers.

Skilled Labourers

Skilled Labourers are versatile workers with basic knowledge about various construction tasks such as carpentry, masonry, plumbing, or electrical work.

Welfare Labourers

Welfare Labourers focus on maintaining cleanliness, organisation, and overall well-being of the construction site. They handle tasks like site cleaning, waste management, and maintenance of basic facilities.

Traffic Marshalls

Traffic Marshalls direct and control vehicles and pedestrian traffic at construction sites or events to ensure safety and smooth traffic flow.

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Skilled Trades


Groundwork encompasses various specialised roles such as excavator operators, pavers, concrete finishers, and pipefitters.

Mechanical & Electrical

Mechanical & Electrical roles include electricians, HVAC technicians, plumbers, and welders.

Fixing and Finishing

Fixing and Finishing trades include carpenters, painters, plasterers, and drywall installers.

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Supervisors are responsible for overseeing daily activities, co-managing labour and resources, ensuring safety and quality, and reporting to higher-level managers.

Site Managers

Site Managers oversee and coordinate all aspects of a construction project at a specific site. Their duties include managing resources, scheduling tasks, ensuring quality, liaising with stakeholders, and supervising site supervisors.

Project Managers

Project Managers are responsible for the overall planning, execution, monitoring, control, and completion of a project. Their goal is to meet project objectives within the agreed time and budget.

Contract Managers

Contract Managers are responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all aspects of construction projects. They manage budgets, resources, schedules, and personnel while ensuring quality, safety, and adherence to specifications.

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Civil Engineers

Civil Engineers are professionals who design, plan, and oversee the construction of infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, and buildings.

Structural Engineers

Structural Engineers are experts in analysing and designing building structures to ensure they are safe, stable, and capable of withstanding various loads and forces.

Mechanical & Electrical Engineers

Mechanical & Electrical Engineers specialise in designing and managing the installation of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings.


Since 2002, Selecta has been fulfilling the hiring needs of managers by providing Trades & Labour. In 2016, we expanded our services to include professional roles, offering a bespoke search and selection service for Managers, Engineers, Estimators, and Surveyors at all levels.

We strive to act with integrity and handle all enquiries efficiently. If your company requires assistance from construction professionals on a project, please share your vision with us.

Business Support

We also excel in finding people for essential business support. Consider us for roles in Accounts, Administration, Business Development, IT, Marketing, and Personal Assistance for Directors.

Trades & Labour

Finding the right trades & labour is crucial for every project. With over 20 years experience, we navigate the market expertly, seeking partnerships to ensure the best outcomes, often at short notice.


Events Labourer, General Labourer, Groundwork Labourer, Handyman, Skilled Labourer, Trades Mate, Traffic Marshall, Welfare Labourer.


Bench Joiner, Bricklayer, Carpenter: 1st Fix, Carpenter: 2nd Fix, Cable Puller, Carpet Fitter & Floor Layer, Ceiling Fixer, Electrician, Exhibition Fixer, Exhibition Joiner, Fabrication Operative, Formworker, Groundworker, Handyperson, Kitchen & Bathroom Fitter, Landscaper, Painter & Decorator, Plasterer, Plumber, Road Worker, Roofing Carpenter, Scenic Carpenter, Set Builder, Shopfitting Fixer, Shopfitting Joiner, Steel Fixer, Stone Fixer, Stonemason, Taper & Jointer, Tiler, Window Fitter.


360 Excavator Operator, Dumper Driver, Forklift Driver, Hoist Operator, Loading Shovel Operator, Mini Excavator Operator, Roller Driver, Telehandler Operator, Telescopic Forklift Driver, Tower Crane Operator.

Service Descriptions

Our services offer a range of flexible solutions to match the right candidates with the right jobs. We facilitate Temporary, Permanent, Temp to Perm, and Payroll services, saving time and hassle.


Temporary recruitment offers flexibility for employers, allowing them to address staffing needs without long-term commitments or overhead costs.


Permanent recruitment ensures a long-term, committed workforce, providing stability and consistency in a company’s staffing and operations.

Temp to Perm

Temp-to-perm recruitment allows employers to assess a temporary employee’s fit before offering permanent employment, reducing hiring risks.


Our payroll partners save time, ensure compliance, and offer expert support, reducing administrative burden for businesses.