Trades jobs

Working across many of the UK’s leading airports and their framework of suppliers, our specialist teams supply trade professionals to various programmes of work in airports up and down the country, including Heathrow, Gatwick and Manchester.

Our consultants are aviation experts. With in-depth knowledge that has been built up over a number of years, you will deal with people that understand your needs, a team of specialist, technical recruiters that know your market inside-out.

We have a network of UK offices, and a proven track record of successfully recruiting for contract and permanent trades jobs within the airports market. Some of the trades jobs we recruit for include:

  • M&E – electricians, pipefitters, improvers, mates
  • Civil engineering – ground workers, pipe layers, steel fixers, shuttering carpenters, machine operatives
  • Interior fit out – dry liners, carpenters, plumbers, taper jointers, shop fitters
  • Steelwork – site fitters, steel erectors, welders, fabricators
  • Logistics – general ops, slingers, lift supervisors, Aps

If you are considering your next contract or the next step in your permanent career, talk to us.

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Get in touch with your local Proactive team and let us help you take the next step in your career.


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With more and more work under way at UK airports, we think your skills will come in handy.



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