Trades & Services is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Australia. That’s all thanks to the government’s pledge to spend billions of dollars investing in major infrastructure projects over the next ten years.

However, Australia continues to encounter significant skills shortages across trade-related industries; a problem, in large, due to Australia’s ageing workforce, poor industry image, and lack of new apprenticeships and apprentices.

Sources argue that the government must deliver 300,000 skilled workers over the next five years to meet demand. So, with high competition and a limited pool of talent, where does that leave you?

At Trojan Recruitment, we specialise in finding the right candidates for your hard-to-fill trades and labour roles. We work closely with you to understand your business and culture so that we can speak authentically to qualified candidates about opportunities.

Over the years, we’ve also fostered strong relationships with skilled workers, built an enormous database of candidates and incorporated third-party talent search tools into our recruitment process to engage with passive and active candidates.

From general labourers to skilled tradespeople, we’ll find you reliable candidates that have a track record of quality work - fast.

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Types of roles
we recruit

  • Electricians

  • Welders & Boilermakers

  • Mechanical & Electrical Fitters

  • General Labourers

  • CNC Machinists

  • Estimators

  • Scaffolders

  • Cabinetmakers / Shopfitters

  • Bricklayers

  • CAD Drawers

  • Carpenters / Joiners

  • Trades Assistants

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‘Zero Tolerance’ approach to safety

All jobs are associated with some level of risk, but trades and labour roles often come with higher risk levels.

At Trojan, we have a strong commitment to send our people home safely. That’s why all of our staff undergo rigorous assessments and testing, and complete a client-specific induction prior before they arrive on a job site.

We also supply our staff with PPE (where required), engage in regular workplace inspections and toolbox talks, and have a Work Health and Safety Management System that is accredited to AS/NZS 4801 & OHSAS 18001 standards in safety.

You can read more about safety at Trojan here.

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Why work with Trojan?

We provide tailored recruitment solutions that match the specific needs of clients and our specialists are experts in temporary and permanent staffing. Here are just some of the reasons to choose us when it comes to your trades and labour recruitment needs.

Fast turn-around

Fast turn-around

​Depending on availability, we can get a labourer on-site the same day you request them

'Zero tolerance’ culture

'Zero tolerance’ culture

​At Trojan, working safely is non-negotiable and a condition of employment

Staff inductions

Staff inductions

​All Trojan staff are fully inducted prior to arriving on the job site

Thorough assessment

Thorough assessment

​We engage in rigorous testing and assessments, and can conduct safety & medical checks

Personal protective equipment

Personal protective equipment

​Where necessary, we provide our workers with PPE prior to arriving on site

KPI reporting

KPI reporting

​Our systems enable accurate tracking and reporting of KPIs, and our reporting dashboards can be tailored to your needs

Risk assessments

Risk assessments

​Workplace risk assessments are completed prior to placement, and regular safety inspections are conducted

Tailored services

Tailored services

​We understand that no two businesses are the same, so we are flexible with our solutions

Trusted by

  • Schutz
  • Enth Degree Projects
  • Kone
  • Western Earthmoving
  • Ryder
  • Mainbrace Constructions
  • Hansen Yuncken
  • Nicom Interiors
  • Lanskey Constructions
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  • ​We’ve been using Trojan Recruitment Group for over 13 years and in that time have found them to be reliable, competitive & transparent. They take safety seriously, which is important to us, and if there’s ever a problem Trojan they get it sorted out straight away. Our Site Managers have peace of mind in knowing they will get quality staff whenever they need them.
    Jesse Wilson
    Purchasing Manager, Mainbrace Constructions
  • ​I applaud you for the commitment and support that you have given to both myself and Lanskey Constructions over the last 20 years and your ability to understand the varied types of work that we carry out here. You have always been able to deliver personnel that meet our requirements. In our time, you have provided labour hire for the likes of Carpentry & Joinery, Welders, Riggers, General Labour and, more recently, Bricklayers. Your support and expertise is invaluable.
    Chris Taylor
    NSW Construction Manager, Lanskey Constructions
  • Trojan consistently supply our business with high quality, reliable tradespeople for both casual and permanent work. Their client support and responsiveness is excellent and they are very easy to do business with.
    Michael Williams
    General Manager, Quarry & Mining Manufacture

Are you looking to hire or improve your internal processes? Tell us what you need

Whether you’re looking for labour-hire, contract or permanent employees, consulting services or outsourced solutions, we’ll come up with a tailored plan that makes sense for your organisation and budget.

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