We believe that only through a comprehensive understanding of our Clients’ needs we can genuinely source the very best candidates. Our consultants are the best in the market and we encourage them to build strong proactive relationships with clients and candidates alike. We pride ourselves in the depth and breadth of our industry knowledge and our ability to provide bespoke staffing solutions.

We’re sure that whether you're looking for energy, rail or safety critical specialists, we can find you the very best expertise currently in the market.

Samuel Knight International offer tailored solutions that provide our clients with high calibre, fully compliant contractors at short notice anywhere in the world. Our office hours are 06h00 -22h00 to accommodate time differences.


Samuel Knight International delivers a complete service to our clientele, supplying high quality candidates for both the permanent and contract market. In addition, we provide retained and executive searches to secure the highest quality executive talent for where it’s needed (testimonials can be supplied).

For Contract & Project Personnel:

  • We deliver quality, qualified candidates within a 48-hour timescale

  • We provide the best deal for our clients through our highly-developed negotiation skills

  • We have the ability to facilitate the worldwide deployment of our contractors to locations across the globe

  • We offer continued candidate support and control post-commencement

For Permanent Staffing Solutions:

  • Candidates are highly qualified to ensure first-class delivery from the outset

  • Our database, search/selection, advertising and headhunting services are market-leading

  • We offer full preliminary interviews, expert negotiation and candidate management

  • We provide full candidate care with particular attention to the worldwide mobilisation of candidates

Rail - Principle Contractor

/ Scott. W - Programe Manager /

“ Samuel Knight International has shown a great understanding of our requirements and through their network have been able to source very skilled and experienced employees to fill all the positions that they have been tasked with in an extremely short time. In the last few weeks they have sourced a Section Engineer, CEM - Civils, Construction Manager, Project Coordinators, OLE Design Engineer and several OLEC Engineers. Thanks for all your help. ”

Power Generation Company

/ J. Krundak - Power Director /

“ Samuel Knight Energy have supported the renewable energy division placing commercial based positions and project management roles. As a business they’re discreet, professional and diligent in their approach to recruitment. The roles we recruit are very industry specific and the Samuel Knight team never fail with sourcing and selecting candidates that match our specific requirements. I cant thank them enough and will most certainly be using their services again.. ”

Consultancy to DNO's

/ Managing Director /

“ The team at Samuel Knight Energy have assisted my business with first class recruitment solutions. They have been successful in placing operational, engineering and senior management roles throughout the company. They offer a first class search method, always delivering on hard to fill roles. The business has a detailed knowledge of the utility energy marketplace and has provided my company with excellent support. A professional business who get great results and one who I would certainly recommend and continue to use. ”

Contractor to the T & D Industry

/ Senior Management /

“ Samuel Knight is a first class search consultant in the Utility / Energy Industry. They have a detailed knowledge of the Utility marketplace in particular the Electricity sector and have provided me with excellent support. A personable professional company who gets great results. ”

Onshore & Offshore Renewables Company

/ Head of UK Recruitment /

“ Samuel Knight have been a constant level of support, covering 80% of my engineering, operations and design positions. Steven is an excellent recruiter, I can whole heartedly state that he fully understands the onshore & offshore wind sector and always manages to help me find candidates where others fail. I would have no hesitation in recommending Steven and Samuel Knight to other renewable companies as an industry expert recruiter. ”

Rail Electrification Company

/ Project Director /

“ “We have had a longstanding relationship with Samuel Knight over the last few years and the decision to move to an RPO partnership is based upon an excellent service received in the past. We are looking forward to working with Samuel Knight on this exciting RPO partnership.” ”