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Talascend International: Our Railway Recruitment Agency

If you're looking for a railway recruitment agency to help attract the best talent to your project then look no further. First Recruitment Group has a dedicated UK rail recruitment business, Talascend International, which has been placing both contract and permanent rail candidates into a variety of roles, from entry to senior level for over 20 years.

Working across rail projects for Crossrail and HS2

When you choose to work with Talascend, they will assign your business a dedicated Account Manager who will discuss your needs, priorities and challenges, formulating the best strategy to match.

Talascend work across the large UK railway projects including Crossrail and HS2. They have an excellent rail candidate pool, which they can compliantly place through their RISQ accreditation showing their commitment to safety.

They also hold the ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard, ensuring their quality system records a candidates work hours, accidents and provides guidelines to manage stress and fatigue.

Main rail disciplines

From ticket sales to track construction and train operations, Talascend’s specialist railway recruitment UK division work tirelessly to find you the right candidates. The main disciplines we recruit for are:
  • Project Managers
  • Project Engineers
  • Planners
  • Schedulers
  • Project Controls
  • Cost Controllers
  • Civil Designers
  • Design Engineers
  • Civil Structural Engineers
  • CAD Technicians
  • Electrical Design Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Senior E&P Engineers
  • Mechanical Graduates
  • Administration
  • Document Controller

Skills shortage and harder to fill roles

Talascend understand that some rail recruitment agencies struggle to fill some of the more niche roles due to rail industry skills shortages, but their team stand out in being able to deliver where other recruitment agencies can’t. They work closely with their candidates, working with many contractors on multiple contracts over a number of years.

Talascend’s recruitment services include search and selection, interview arrangement, offer negotiation, candidate feedback, pre-screening and payrolling, if required.

You can be assured of full compliance as well as a Contractor Care Team, who ensure that any contractors placed are looked after.

Contact Talascend International today

If you are looking to hire highly-skilled rail professionals, call Talascend International’s friendly railway recruitment UK division on 0161 507 8370 or visit their website for more information.


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