Construction Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

Specialists in staffing and mobility for the built environment

Airswift is a construction recruitment specialist

When it comes to construction recruitment, working with an experienced workforce solutions provider can help you to

  • Source the best in local and international construction talent
  • Ensure your project runs smoothly and on budget

Airswift has 40 years’ experience in providing recruitment solutions to major global companies, from oil and gas supermajors to large-scale construction and infrastructure projects.

Our team of recruitment experts come from 70 different nations and draw from our extensive in-house experience and cross-industry hiring intelligence to find the best candidates for a wide range of professional roles.

Global coverage 

Airswift has 60 interconnected recruitment offices across the world, which are complemented by super hubs in Houston, Texas, Manchester, UK, and Singapore. Our global coverage, combined with our 96% contractor satisfaction rate, make us an effective and trusted recruitment partner for the world’s biggest construction and infrastructure companies.

Airswift Global Presence 800 x 400

We work with

  • Property developers
  • Construction contractors
  • Engineering, architectural and cost consultancies
  • EPCs

On a range of construction projects

  • Buildings
  • Infrastructure (road, rail, highway, pipelines)
  • Onshore construction
  • Offshore oil rigs and wind turbines

Talent acquisition and recruitment for the construction industry

Our construction recruitment specialists will work alongside you to develop and optimise an effective talent acquisition and pipeline strategy. Services include contract hire, direct hire and engaged search.

Our talent acquisition services include:

Airswift Talent Acquisition Workforce Solutions

  • Screening qualified potential candidates
  • Retained search and headhunter services 
  • Contingent staffing and contractor management
  • Professional search and permanent recruitment
  • Executive and board search

Would you like to find out how Airswift can support your construction project?

Speak to our client services team

Global employment and mobility

Need to move existing staff from one country to another for a specific project? Airswift is experienced in global immigration, relocation and employment outsourcing services.

Our global employment and mobility services include:

Airswift Global Employment & Mobility Workforce Solutions

  • Global immigration and visa services
  • Mobilisation and logistics services
  • Relocation management
  • Payroll and taxation services
  • Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO)

Managed Solutions and Recruitment Outsourcing (RPO solutions)

Our managed solutions and recruiting services include:

Airswift Managed Solutions

  • Full life cycle recruitment support
  • Supplier performance tracking
  • Onsite support
  • Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)
  • Transition services of incumbent contingent workers

Consulting: talent mapping, benchmarking and strategy development 

The construction talent landscape is constantly changing, and having access to key industry data can keep you one step ahead. Airswift’s consultants can provide you with talent mapping services and other hiring intelligence to help you build your own effective construction recruitment strategies.

Our consulting services include:

Airswift Workforce & HR Consulting Services

  • Talent mapping
  • Salary and market rate benchmarking
  • Identification and delivery of cost savings
  • Skills assessment
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Performance and risk management advice

Our experience in construction

Airswift has played a key role in providing talent acquisition and global mobility solutions for many notable construction projects across the world, including:

  • 2022 World Cup Construction
  • Al Reem Island Development
  • Crewe S&C Collaboration
  • Hull Docks Enhancement
  • Katara Development
  • Lusall Expressway
  • Manchester Metrolink
  • Oman Rail
  • Qatar Rail
  • Singapore’s Sungei Road Station
  • ThamesLink
  • Zirku Island Civil Development

Why choose Airswift for your workforce solution?

Airswift is the construction staffing agency of choice for world-leading infrastructure businesses.

With over 

  • 60 offices worldwide
  • 800 employees
  • 7,000 contractors

Our global reach and pool of available talent is unmatched in the industry.


Construction disciplines we recruit for 

Our recruitment consultants are specialists in sourcing:



  • Civil, Utilities and Roads
  • Commissioning Specialists
  • Concrete Piling
  • Construction Engineers
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Technicians
  • Early Works
  • Fabrication
  • Facilities Management
  • Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE/HSSE)
  • Land Management
  • Heavy Lift Specialists
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC)
  • Scaffolding
  • Site Managers, Supervisors, Superintendents and Foreman
  • Structural


Engineering Management

  • Architectural
  • Civil/Structural
  • Design
  • Electrical
  • Instrumentation
  • Mechanical
  • Piping
  • Project Engineering


Project Controls/Services

  • Contracts
  • Cost Estimating & Finance
  • CPM Scheduling Fundamentals 
  • Data Systems
  • Logistics
  • Materials
  • Procurement 
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling and Planning 
  • Security