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ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd

4.69 (2769 reviews)

87% highly recommend ASTUTE Technical Recruitment Ltd recruiters


Company Overview

Website: View Jobs

Headquarters: Portsmouth, Hampshire



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.

Recent Reviews

Beth C. | Office coordinator 5.0

Beth recommends Sam to others  
2 months ago

Sam has been really helpful. She has put my mind to ease with any questions I have regarding the job opportunity or interview process. Also, she always follows up and provides feedback within a short time frame.

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Gemma S. | Electrical Maintenance Technician 4.8

Gemma recommends Kyle to others  
5 months ago

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Steffan H. | Assistant Buyer/Materials Administrator 5.0

Steffan recommends Megan to others  
5 months ago

Megan has provided me with all the information I need to go ahead if I am offered an interview. Megan was great help & would highly recommend. Definitely a great individual to have working for your company.

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Jill F. | Project Planner / Project Manager 5.0

Jill recommends Tim to others  
5 months ago

Tim was great to work with from start to finish. He put in the time to discuss the role I had applied for in detail to make sure it was right for me and even went through some interview prep which was really helpful. Tim put my mind at ease before the interview and gave feedback resulting in a job offer. I would highly recommend Tim to any of my friends and colleagues.

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Stephen B. | Sub Contracts Manager 4.8

Stephen recommends Greg to others  
5 months ago

I made contact with Greg and he he quickly identified potentially suitable opportunities for me. Throughout the process, he kept in contact either verbally or via e mail, culminating with the arrangement of an interview. Very professional with a friendly approach.

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Joshua W. | Undergraduate Mechanical Engineer 5.0

Joshua recommends Kyle to others  
4 months ago

Kyle went above and beyond my expectation and helped me secure the perfect job. He initially contacted me, after finding my CV online, with an amazing work opportunity that matched exactly what I was after. After a conversation about my experience and requirements he provided me with more potential opportunities, which were even more suitable. Shortly after, an invitation to interview was received, Kyle assisted in the preparation for that. Not long later an offer was made and accepted. Kyle is a very experienced recruiter and I highly recommend him to anyone looking within the energy sector.

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Billy T. | Shift Leader 5.0

Billy recommends Dan to others  
4 months ago

Dan was very helpful giving 100% in trying to secure a position for me, unfortunately I had no luck this time. Dan was most importantly very honest throughout the process from start to finish and i guess like me most candidates just want to hear the truth even if it is bad news. Dan has this quality. I have no doubt that Dan will be securing me a position at some point in the future using his talents. Thank you Dan for everything you have done.

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Luke B. | Technical Specialist 4.8

Luke recommends Dan to others  
5 months ago

Dan was a pleasure to work with. He was knowledgeable about the industry my expertise sat within, and had a proven track record of placing candidates in suitable job roles. Dans communication was excellent, keeping my informed through every step of the recruitment process. I particularly appreciated the advice Dan offered and the genuine interest Dan showed in developing my career. This was reassuring as the job required relocation so was good to have Dan ensure the process ran smoothly. Would highly recommend Dan for all recruitment needs. Many thanks Luke

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Andrew S. | CHP Production Technician 4.2

Andrew recommends Kyle to others  
1 day ago

Very professional and approachable attitude.

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Che S. | navy engineer 5.0

Che recommends Hayley to others  
1 day ago

So polite and understanding

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HASNEN S. | Systems Engineer (Test Integration and Verification) 5.0

HASNEN recommends Megan to others  
1 day ago

Megan, is great asset, very informative and regardless whether I be able to get interview/job or not. I believe Megan has done her job in best possible way.

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Ian J. | Supplier Quality Engineer 5.0

Ian recommends Hayley to others  
1 day ago

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John R. | Maintenance and Reliability Manager 5.0

John recommends Megan to others  
1 day ago

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Carl B. | Deputy Shift Manager 4.6

Carl recommends Kyle to others  
1 day ago

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David C. | Interim Deputy Head of Procurement 4.6

1 day ago

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Brian B. | Sales Manager 4.4

Brian recommends Gemma to others  
1 day ago

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Andrew H. | Candidate 5.0

Andrew recommends Hayley to others  
3 days ago

I received a call from Hayley as she had seen my CV on the Total jobs portal. She explained who she was and what Astute do. She was very bubbly to talk to and enthusiastic. I explained what jobs I was looking for and my salary expectations. She explained that the role she had a skills match for didn't sound it was right for myself, but she would endeavour to find me a suitable opportunity based on my requirements. Overall it was a pleasure to speak with Hayley and hopefully I will have further communication with her in the future.

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Saurabh R. | HSE Advisor/Lead 5.0

Saurabh recommends Greg to others  
4 days ago

Greg was very helpful and knowledgeable when I was asking questions. Asked about me as an individual and what I am looking for, where Normally recruiters just speak about the role and no interest in the person. Found him excellent

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Industries Served

  • construction
  • Waste
  • Defence
  • manufacturing
  • Water
  • Renewable Energy
  • Nuclear
  • Power



4000 Lakeside, Western Road
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 3FP
United Kingdom