Internal Recruiter – Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

Our in-house multi-disciplinary services include civil, process, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation, supplemented by the design and manufacture of Control Panels, MCC’s, PLC’s, SCADA and automation systems. We also provide a range of bespoke modular and containerised water & wastewater treatment and fuel conditioning systems.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

At Trant, we are now recruiting for an additional Internal Recruiter to join our friendly & professional in-house recruitment team, based at our Head Office in Southampton. Working within a small team of Engineering Recruiters, you will report in to the Recruitment & Resourcing Manager and your role will involve coordinating recruitment activities from the initial stage of taking the brief, writing the advert, candidate attraction (including direct approaching of candidates), managing the interview process, through to offer stage. You will fill a variety of integral engineering roles in the UK and overseas and should be able to manage your own workload effectively.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prioritising recruitment requirements.
  • Liaising with Line Managers (taking the brief of the role, arranging interviews, gaining feedback).
  • Writing job adverts and advertising on the company website and various job boards.
  • Approach suitable candidates using various methods including Linked-In, job boards and referrals.
  • Managing direct applications and assess candidates for suitability.
  • Arrange interviews.
  • Ensure that job boards and Trant website are up to date with live vacancies only.
  • Reference check successful candidates.Send rejection letters to unsuccessful direct applicants.


  • Previous/current experience of working in recruitment, either for an agency or in an in-house role.
  • A background in Construction/Engineering recruitment is preferred.

We are keen to receive applications from Recruiters who care about what they do and want to recruit the best candidates for job. As an excellent communicator, applicants should be self-starters who are able to manage their own workload and have the capability to work effectively on several vacancies at any one time.

Company Benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday (increasing with service to 28 days) + 8 bank holidays
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Free onsite parking
  • Flexible Working Scheme
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all, and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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