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Capability Statement

Kilkern is one of the UKs leading specialist labour hire, recruitment and contract services companies for the Civil Engineering and Infrastructure sector.

Kilkern supplies labour only subcontract services.

We also supply professional and technical staff.

We also have a contracting business and are able to do price work and deliver civil engineering contracts.

We also have a Vacuum Excavator business.

We have separate divisions servicing:


  • Rail
  • Tunnelling
  • Water
  • Highways
  • Airports
  • Energy

Kilkern works on live Construction, Civils, ?Highways, Airports, Utilities and Rail jobs for:


  • Balfour Beatty
  • Skanska
  • Barhale
  • Bam Nuttalls
  • Galldris
  • Imtech
  • Amey
  • Laing O?Rourke
  • Murphy
  • MWH
  • Colas
  • Clancy Docwra

Company Size

Kilkern has 250 plus workers currently working on live projects across the UK and Ireland on:

  • Crossrail
  • HS2
  • Tideway
  • Network Rail
  • LUL
  • Thames Water, Scottish Water, Anglian Water, Southern Water

Workers supplied.

  • Kilkern typically supplies the following workers:
  • PTS operatives
  • Confined spaces operatives
  • Slinger Signallers and lifting opps
  • Groundworkers
  • Tunnel Miners
  • Pipelayers
  • Deep Drainage Pipelayers
  • Shuttering Carpenters
  • Steelfixers
  • Traffic Marshalls
  • Plant operatives including 360 operators, Dumper Drivers?and Telehandlers
  • Cable and Telecommunications gangs
  • Concrete gangs
  • Welders
  • Bricklayers
  • Foreman
  • Engineers
  • Quantity Surveyors

Projects we have worked on

  • Rail
  • Metro
  • Water
  • Airports
  • Power
  • Telecommunications
  • Highways


Kilkern is fully link up approved to deliver safety critical work and received no non-compliances in our recent Achilles link up audit.

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