Rail Professional - Recruitment Specialists

Suitable Candidates

I need a Rail Specialist

Clients we work with

  • Siemens
  • Amey
  • Arup
  • telent
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Alstom
  • Babcock
  • RES
  • Optilan
  • Hcomm
  • TSP
  • Volkerrail
  • OSL
  • Linbrooke
  • MJ Quinn
  • Alan Dick
  • Jacobs
  • WSP



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Our Sectors

We specialise in white collar rail recruitment for projects based on Mainline, Underground and Light rail projects. Our specialist delivery areas include;

OLE and E&P

Including; Design and Project Engineers, OLEC (2-5), Power Delivery Managers, Construction Managers.

HV and LV Power

Including HV ​(11kV, 33kV, 66kV) ​and LV (650V, 630V) Design Engineers, HV Project Engineers/Managers, SCADA Engineers, Traction Power Design Engineers,  DC Switchgear Engineers, HV/LV Testing and Commissioning Engineers, SAPs,  


Including P-Way Design Engineers, P-Way Project Engineers, Track Project Manager , Track Construction Managers.


Including IRSE qualified Designer Engineers, Signalling Project Engineers, Checkers & Verifiers, Signalling Project Managers, and Planners.  


Including Operational and Retail rail telecoms capability Including System Designers, Installation Designers, Project Engineers and Project Managers

Rail Civils

Including Civil Design Engineers, Civil Project Managers, Civil Project Engineers, Bridge design Engineers ,Engineering Manager ,Civil team discipline lead.



Recruitment Type



Permanent Engagement




Why we’re different

We strive to provide a ‘best in class’ service, we are always open to suggestions on how we can improve. But to help  give you confidence in our service candidates we provide the following;

Signed Representation

Confidence that no candidates will be submitted to you without their knowledge.

Reference Checked

Have confidence in the candidates seen, they will have been reference checked

Qualification Checked

Feel confident the person is who they say they are with full qualification checks

Representation Period Clarity

Full clarity on Representation Period

Recruitment Professionals

Recruitment team all members of REC, operating to the recruitment Codes of Practise

Rail Specialists

Recruitment activities carried out by specialists with niche market knowledge leading to shorter recruitment times






Some Facts About Us


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REC Approved, Our result %


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Rail Niche Sectors 




About Us

Suitable Candidates was set up to offer an accessible way for people to secure niche skill sets.

After experiencing first hand the difficulty in attracting and securing skilled technical resource we set out so offer an easy solution our clients could depend on.

Secure those specific and ‘hard to find’ niche resource is at the heart of what we do. Using traditional head hunting principals together with the latest digital trends means you can secure suitable candidates for your business.



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  • **Senior Networking Design Engineer/CRE** Urgent OUTSIDE IR35 contract role for a Transmission Network Design spec… https://t.co/QP7NIqiiLb

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Contact Us

Suitable Candidates Ltd

Maidenhead Office


Clyde House

Reform Road




Suitable Candidates Ltd

Southcoast Office – Opening soon



 0845 463 5952