Recruitment Expertise for the Built Environment

Quality staff are the most important asset of any successful business, never more so than in the engineering sector. We have the expertise and experience to save you time and money finding the right people for key roles.

Our Sectors

Civil & Structural Mechanical & Electrical


As specialists with a long track record of finding the right people for key roles in the industry, Lethaby and Cook quickly establish the technical skills you require and the level of experience any candidate should have.

By acquiring an in-depth understanding of exactly what you need and what your vacancy offers, we will present the opportunity through the right channels and in the most appealing and informative way to attract the best possible potential employees.

We stay in touch with a vast network of candidates and by advertising, seeking referrals as well as making direct approaches, your vacancy is guaranteed to get the best possible exposure.

Our candidates are fully interviewed and vetted, however, finding the right person involves more than just analysing their curriculum vitae. We get to know the person behind the CV - their long-term goals, personal circumstances and character.

Consequently, Lethaby and Cook introduce you only to those people who are potentially suitable for the job and can make a positive contribution to your business.

After all, your time is valuable.

Are you considering a new career?

Contact us in complete confidence to discuss career options and forthcoming opportunities. We are available during and after office hours.

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Recent News Articles

Fresh job related news content posted each day.

M&E Contract News – Summer Rush Eases as Rates Stay High!

Despite all the political upheaval courtesy of Brexit, hung parliaments and even talk of a ‘New Party’ in politics, the construction industry remained buoyant in the summer, despite definite signs that the commercial market is slowing down, at least with some of my clients. The biggest issue I have witnessed has been the increase in

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Lethaby & Cook – News Update

Civil and Structures: There’s good news on salaries from our civil & structural division and confirmation that the employment scene remains buoyant, despite all the recent political upheaval. Job offers from our clients in the consulting sector, whose fees have remained highly competitive since the financial crash, have shown an improvement across the board. The

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Six Month Review

The first six months of  2017 have been hectic at Lethaby & Cook with the permanent recruitment aspect of the business really gaining momentum. Of course, for Paul Cook, after 21 years at Thomas Telford, the permanent sector is second nature, whilst for Bob Lethaby, it has been very rewarding growing the M&E permanent sector

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