Executive Recruiters for Construction

Your construction recruitment agency

Buildings, infrastructure and industrial

 Canada is widely recognized as one of the world’s largest markets for commercial, residential and infrastructure development. This means major opportunities to the Construction industry.

Construction projects are being examined from new points of view: the transition away from fossil fuels, climate change concerns, and the drive to convert to green and/or smart construction are each having a dramatic impact upon the recruiting needs of the industry.

As long-time recruiters in Construction, we find that hiring preferences are shifting to candidates with knowledge of robotics, advanced instrumentation, green energy options, sustainability solutions and effective supply chain management practices.

Digital communications are also changing the industry, with AI, Virtual reality and IC becoming strong operational and marketing tools, enhancing project design and management.

We have built a comprehensive network of Construction talent, along with a proven assessment process, and an onboarding program second to none.

We work with a diverse set of construction companies

The complexity and scope of industrial and commercial construction projects can make it a challenge to find and hire the right candidates. These large projects often involve multiple phases and the collaboration of cross-functional teams that possess specialized skills and knowledge like mechanical expertise, structural engineering, and architectural design. Add in the frequent labor shortages in the construction industry, and it’s easy to see why hiring these professionals can be tricky. With our extensive expertise in construction hiring, Lock Search Group can be a valuable partner for your search.
The cross-disciplinary nature of construction technology roles can make them difficult to fill. There is a limited pool of candidates who have both technical skills and construction industry experience, especially if you need people with expertise in areas like machine learning, automation, or robotics. The complexity, location, and tight timeframes for project completion can add to these challenges, and make a construction tech recruiter a valuable ally for companies who need to hire the top talent in this specialized but growing niche.
The wide variety in the scale and complexity of construction projects is one factor that makes it difficult to find and hire the right project management professionals. Most organizations want to hire someone with experience handling similar projects, with the financial acumen to control costs and budgets and the time management skills to effectively complete the project within the scheduled deadline. Our robust network of highly-skilled project management candidates and deep knowledge of the construction industry give Lock Search Group the edge when it comes to hiring these critical professionals.
While residential projects usually have a smaller scope than commercial construction, they still require a variety of professionals to see them through to completion. From the architects who design homes and apartment buildings to the carpenters, contractors, and skilled tradespeople who build them, Lock Search Group connects our clients with top talent across the residential construction sector.
Construction sites are inherently hazardous and safety needs to be a top priority to minimize the risk of injury, both during construction and after projects are complete. Compliance becomes even more complex for large-scale projects that need to consider their environmental impact or adhere to changing building codes. This is where Lock Search Group can be a valuable partner, helping your organization find and hire the inspectors, site supervisors, EHS specialists, and other professionals who can ensure your projects are completed safely and in compliance with industry regulations.
There is an ongoing shortage of carpenters, welders, electricians, and plumbers. Not only does demand often outpace the available talent pool but that workforce is aging, with many seasoned professionals nearing or reaching retirement and a lack of younger workers with the experience to take their place. The industry expertise you’ll get from a Lock Search recruiter can help you navigate the often complex skill assessment and hiring process to find skilled tradespeople who will be an ideal long-term fit for your team.

We fill a variety of construction roles

  • Chief Estimator
  • Contract Manager
  • Design Manager
  • Health & Safety Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler/Planner
  • Site Engineer
  • Site Manager
  • Skilled Trades
  • Superintendent

Why choose Lock Search Group

Track record of success

Since day one, our formula for success has been simple: care deeply, and deliver. We know that your next hire could be the one who changes everything for your team, and we pride ourselves on helping you close the deal with the talent who can take you to the next level.

Our founder’s entrepreneurial grit reaches from coast to coast, and you can expect the same delivery-driven, passionately-proven partnership in any one of the Lock team’s 12 offices. With consultants who boast average tenures of a decade or more, we’re not messing around –– we’re here to make the match that measures up.

Leaders and listeners

What is your story, and what’s the story behind it? Our client-centric focus puts you and your specific goals firmly at the heart of our search process. We’re here to listen.

You’ll receive an individual action plan when you work with Lock, and we’ll be right on the same page every step of the way: what we will do, how you’ll see it happen, and when to expect results will all be clearly defined from the very beginning.

Industry-savvy insiders

We’ve been building incredible teams at Lock since 1983. In that time, we’ve crafted a strong network of business leaders, decision makers, and influencers.

But that’s only half of the story. Our recruiters make genuine connections because they’ve lived their industries, and they understand the field’s unique nuances, needs, and subtleties from the inside out. No matter your business, the cutting edge is where you’ll find us.

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Ben Lamarche

General Manager, Partner

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Matt Frost

Recruitment Consultant, Partner

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Charles Warren

Recruitment Consultant, Partner

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Jason Springthorpe

Recruitment Consultant

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Pierre Lussier

Recruitment Consultant

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Patrick Parent

Recruitment Consultant

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Michael Villeneuve

Recruitment Consultant

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Cameron Lappin

Recruitment Consultant, Partner

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Jay Harvey

Recruitment Consultant

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Alexandra Ungureanu

Recruitment Associate

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Martiquea Mclean

Hybrid Recruiter

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Gresa Rugova

Recruitment Associate

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