Building and Construction Recruitment Specialists

Helping the Building and Construction industry attract and secure the right talent – ensuring you continue to successfully complete your projects.

  • Recruit safety-conscious employees
  • Make multiple hires
  • Hire people with specialist skillsets
  • Focus your time only on the best candidates

Find your talent

Why Outsource Your Building and Construction Recruitment Process to Scout?

Attract & secure top Building and Construction talent

  • Advertise in just a few clicks onto multiple job boards simultaneously.
  • Identify top construction candidates quickly with screening questions, automated filtering and rate and ranking functionality.
  • Showcase your employer brand with custom-branded construction recruitment pages.

Building and Construction experience & expertise

Our Building and Construction recruitment specialists offer expertise in:

  • Recruitment marketing and advertising.
  • Candidate shortlisting and selection.
  • Employer branding.

Streamline & automate your processes

  • Work faster, smarter and your way with recruitment software that moulds around your internal processes.
  • Manage your building recruitment from advertising all the way through to offer in one place.

Recruitment Services

The Scout team offers support to:

  • Review & shortlist applications
  • Send batch communications to multiple candidates
  • Reference check

Tap into our recruitment services when you need, with no lock-in contracts.

Local Support

  • You’ll never be alone if you run into technical challenges, with our helpful, knowledgeable, and local Australian-based team on hand.
  • Get access to the latest industry news, from webinars and newsletters to blogs and guides.

Integrate with your tech

  • Don’t sacrifice functionality with a “one-size-fits-all” HRIS.
  • Our talent acquisition platform integrates and connects with your existing recruitment, HR and wider business tech.

How Does the Recruitment Process Work?

After building and construction output and new work volume measures fell in early 2020, the industry is on the rise again with an anticipated average of 13% year-on-year growth in recruitment ads.

As the industry progresses down the road to recovery, many of our clients in the building, construction and engineering industry need support rebuilding their teams.

Here is how we support you:


Marketing & Advertising

Attract only the best Construction and Engineering employees

Never write a job ad again – our in-house recruitment marketing and advertising specialists design and execute powerful Building and Construction recruitment campaigns. We do this through effective copywriting that will cut through to reach the right construction workers. The campaigns are tailored to your job specifications and advertised through the right channels where your ideal candidates hang out (from job boards to social and other media).

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Talent Engagement

Find your ideal Construction and Engineering employee sooner

Only spend your time on the very best candidates – our Talent Engagement Specialists identify the top talent in your applicant pool to streamline your process (saving you time). This includes:

  • Candidate Management
  • Interviews
  • Testing and Checking

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Case Study: i2C Architects and Scout Talent

i2C Architects wanted to move away from time-consuming manual processes as their organisation grew. Through :Recruit Essentials, they were able to elevate their talent acquisition to cultivate their people and culture. They found the automation feature particularly useful, as it allowed them to quickly connect with many candidates at once. “We’d recommend Scout solutions to anyone who’s in the recruitment business”.


Only spend time on the very best candidates by using our proven screening techniques

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Our Building and Construction Recruitment Services are backed by industry experts

A Targeted Approach

Our recruitment marketing specialists leverage construction recruitment SEO to create job advertisements that target the right building, construction and engineering candidates.

Tailored Messaging

Our recruitment marketing and employer branding specialists will tailor your building and construction recruitment campaigns to highlight your organisation’s culture, purpose and values.

Proven Screening Techniques

Our shortlisting and selection team screens qualified candidates through group assessment days, interviews, tests and checks to find the right building and construction talent for your organisation.

How can Building and Construction Recruitment help you?

Save Time

A lack of time can have you cutting corners and not achieving the results you want. Our Building and Construction recruitment specialists will maximise your recruitment capabilities and streamline the process.

No More Ad Copy Writing

Our recruitment marketing specialists will craft custom, effective job advertisements with SEO best practices to attract the construction and engineering talent you need.

Reduce Staff Turnover

Enjoy better quality hires (who will last) from a pool of candidates who are vetted and well-matched to your company values, openings and culture.

Client Feedback


“If you want to do good work, you really need good people. I’ve been at Hanson for 10 years and Scout Talent has been part of that journey with me. We want to make sure we attract the best possible candidates, and Scout Talent helps us achieve that. It’s been an enormous help to me to know that they’re always there and I can rely on them when I get busy.”

Jeff Burns,
Regional HR Manager


“There are very few ways to differentiate the end product but what we can change is the customer’s experience. And the only way we can do that is through our people. Having Scout Talent embedded in the organisation really helps.”

Karl Yunker,

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