Crossrail Case Study

Rail and Infrastructure Specialist

Rail and Infrastructure Specialists

As a rail and infrastructure business, it is important that you chose a rail employment agency you can trust.

Talascend International are highly experienced rail and infrastructure specialists, having placed contract and permanent rail candidates into a variety of roles, from entry to senior level, for over 30 years.

Supplying the biggest UK rail projects Crossrail and HS2

When you decide to work with our team, you will be assigned a dedicated Account Manager who will discuss your needs, priorities and challenges, formulating a tailored recruitment strategy.

We have placed candidates into large UK railway projects including Crossrail and HS2 as well as smaller infrastructure projects. We also work with RISQ showing their commitment to safety along with our ISO 9001 Quality Management Standard and commitment to ensuring quality. Our quality system records a candidates work hours, accidents and provides guidelines to manage stress and fatigue.

Read our Crossrail case study here. 

Types of rail jobs

From track construction and train operations to cost control, Talascend’s specialist rail team operate from their UK base, recruiting for the following disciplines: 

  • 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 diversity

There is a skills shortage in the rail industry with large projects needing a huge demand of candidates. We work closely with candidates, working with many contractors on multiple contracts over a number of years. We also support the Women in Rail organisation to promote more diversity. 

Our client 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 an inhouse payrolling team to provide convience and high standards. 

Find out more about our employer services here. 

Contact Talascend International today

If you are looking for a highly reputable and established rail employment agency, call our friendly team on 0161 507 8370 or email