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Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd

Astute is the UK’s expert technical recruiter in the Power, Nuclear, Renewables, Waste and Water sectors. Specialising in the provision of professional technical staff across the UK into a range of businesses from small, start-up organisations to some of the country’s largest companies, this dynamic agency supports the full project life cycle of technical assets.

Managing Director Terry Buckel founded Astute in 2006. As an ex-power generation engineer, he wanted to build a technical recruitment business that separated itself from its competitors by offering a superior level of technical qualification and industry knowledge allowing them to more accurately match the right candidates to the right opportunities.

Over the course of a decade Astute has grown to 30+ employees operating across five divisions, providing permanent and contract recruitment services. During this time they have gained a reputation for working closely with companies who have trusted them to provide entire teams to construct, commission, operate and maintain new assets such as power stations and waste management facilities.

Jobs at Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd

  • Site Chemist

    Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham

    £22k - £26k per annum
    Site Chemist Waste Management Stockton-on-Tees £22,000 + Package Introduction We are currently recruiting for a Site Chemist to join one of the industry leaders in hazardous and clinical waste management solutions across the UK. Working as a Site Chemist, you will be responsible... 
  • Craftsman

    Edmonton, Greater London

    £20k - £25k per annum
    Craftsman North London £20,000 - £25,000 DOE + Company Benefits Full Time//Days Introduction Our client a leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically driven energy generation services is looking... 
  • Sales Engineer


    £35k - £45k per annum
    Sales Engineer - Composites £40k/£45k basic + Bonus/Car/Benefits Northumberland, Cumbria, Durham, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Northern UK Astute Technical are currently recruiting for a Northern UK based Composite Sales Engineer on behalf of a client who are a leading supplier... 
  • Project Engineer

    Bridgwater, Somerset

    £55k - £60k per annum
    Job title - Project Engineer Location - Hinkley Point C Salary + benefits - £55,000 - £60,000 + Private medical insurance and company pension schemes Introduction… We are looking for a Project Engineer with heavy reinforced concrete experience based on site at HPC. The... 
  • EC&I Technician

    Reading, Berkshire

    £28 - £35 per hour
    EC&I Technician 12 Months + Berkshire £28-35.00 per hour Start ASAP We are recruiting for a EC&I Engineer with experience within the Nuclear sector for a role on a busy site in Berkshire. Responsibilities include: Installation and commissioning of instrumentation Electrical... 
  • Training Analyst

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

    £30 - £35 per hour
    Training Needs Analyst Portsmouth £32.77 - £37.77 an hour Start ASAP We are recruiting for multiple Training Analysts experienced at all levels. You will undertaking Training Needs Analysis and the development of scoping exercise reports. This will be done in accordance... 
  • Mechanical Technician

    East Midlands

    Mechanical Technician - Power Station North East Lincolnshire Competitive Salary + Generous Benefits Introduction… Our client operates a large gas fired CHP in Yorkshire which consists of consists of gas turbines, HRSG boilers, steam turbines, generators, water treatment... 
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Waterlooville, Hampshire

    £28k - £32k per annum
    Mechanical Engineer Water Industry Waterlooville Up to £32,000 Introduction We are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to join a leading provider of Water Engineering services and solutions across the South. They are looking for a Mechanical Project Engineer... 
  • Production Supervisor

    Mitcham, Greater London

    Production Supervisor - Anaerobic Digestion Mitcham Competitive salary - DOE Introduction… Astute are seeking to recruit a Production Supervisor to join our client, a leading company in the food waste collection and disposal through the Anaerobic Digestion process. They... 
  • Service Engineer

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

    £30k - £35k per annum
    Service Engineer North London - Midlands Up To £35,000 P/A + Overtime Full Time Introduction… Our client is a leading waste management business supplying innovative waste technologies to some of the largest companies within the UK. Roles & Responsibilities As a Service...