As a Mechanical and Electrical recruitment specialist, we cater to a diverse range of job seekers, including those in trades and labour, technical roles, project management and business support. Whether you're exploring temporary opportunities or seeking a permanent position, our dedicated team is committed to connecting you with the right employers.

Our tailored approach ensures that candidates not only find jobs that match their skills and aspirations but also thrive in environments where they can make a lasting impact. With a keen understanding of the industry's intricacies and a vast network of respected employers, taking the 1st Step is your key to unlocking a successful and fulfilling career.

When engaging with a 1st Step Consultant, you're assured of interacting with a seasoned professional who excels in either your specific role or industry. Your consultant is genuinely interested in learning about you, what motivates you to start your day, your reasons for considering a change from your current position, and, most importantly, what brings you joy. It's through understanding these aspects that we can provide tailored advice and engage in meaningful discussions about the opportunities and employers that align perfectly with your aspirations.


Temporary Workers

At 1st Step, we keep things simple and reliable for our temporary workers. Our timesheet process is designed to be easy and hassle-free. We understand the importance of accurate payroll, and we take care to review timesheets thoroughly to ensure you receive your payment promptly and correctly.

Your hard work is valuable to us, and our aim is to make sure you feel supported and fairly compensated for your time. With 1st Step, you can trust that we've got your back when it comes to your timesheets and payroll.


We are committed to providing a safe work environment, and we actively collaborate with our clients to ensure that all necessary safety measures are in place. Our goal is to foster a culture of awareness and responsibility, where you can confidently carry out your duties with the assurance that your safety is paramount. Should you have any concerns or encounter safety-related issues during your assignment, our dedicated team is here to provide support and promptly address any challenges, ensuring that your work experience is not only productive but also safe and secure.

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Construction Site Supervisor (Black Hat)

Construction Site Supervisor Contract - 12 weeks Lancaster 1st Step Solutions are working on behalf of a National Contractor that have a requirement for a Black Hat Supervisor to join them on a 12 week contract. A Supervisor with a brickwork trade is required although, should the candidate but well averse with construction sites, then any trade would be considered.

Electrician with testing

Electrician with testing required for 2 months work on Commercial project


West Yorkshire
Up to £12.00 per hour
Part Time Cleaner needed in Wakefield, WF1.

Duct Fitter

£17.00 - £26.00 per hour
Duct Fitters required in Oxford, OX1. Spiral and rectangular Ducting on a research facility.

Latest Blogs

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10. 06. 2024

SkillBuild Competition

Lewisham College recently hosted the SkillBuild competition at its construction campus in Deptford Bridge on Thursday 23rd May.
31. 05. 2024

For the Love of Labourers

You’d normally think everyone always roots for the little guy, right? Unfortunately, within the construction industry, labourers are under appreciated for the work they do. Of course, there are some bad apples (as there is with any job), but largely I think we need to be grateful for the work they do and give them the thanks they deserve.
17. 05. 2024

Congratulations Courtney on becoming a Mental Health First Aider!

This week, I took part in the MHFA England 2-day course to become a Mental Health First Aider.