Contractor Zone

We make your job search simple with our unrivalled, bespoke service. Whether you’re looking for permanent, contract or temporary work in the rail or energy sectors, we can help.

Contractor Zone

A warm welcome to Samuel Knight International, thank you for choosing us as your Employment Business.

Our On-Boarding Team will be your main point of contact during your contract with us.

If at any time during your engagement with Samuel Knight International you have any queries or require assistance, please contact:

Name: Alex Butler

Telephone number:
+44 (0) 191 481 3620


Name: Alana McGrory

Telephone number:
+44 (0) 191 481 3620


Our office hours are:

Mon-Thursday: 08:30 – 17:30 GMT

Friday: 08:30 – 16:00 GMT


Why Choose Samuel Knight International?

We care

We work hard to understand your needs and match you to your ideal role. As you progress through the recruitment process we keep you regularly updated and stay in touch with the client to ensure we give you a decision as soon as we possibly can. We’ll even help you prepare for your interview!

We’re global

Our industry specialists have their own extensive international networks, which helps us truly cover the globe to identify the very best opportunities for candidates.

We make it easy

We do the hard work so you don’t have to. Once we have your CV our proactive consultants will take over and establish which of our opportunities are best for you.

We’re forward thinking

We know looking for a job takes time and that it can be frustrating. We use the latest technologies available to make our searches as thorough and efficient as they can possibly be, getting you answers faster and you a job quicker.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For a private discussion on how we can assist you please get in touch with one of our industry experts and we will be happy to discuss our current live projects or opportunities with you. Please contact our Newcastle office on +44 (0) 191 481 3620 or via e-mail at
We have offices in London, Bristol and Newcastle with plans to expand internationally this year. Our head office is located in Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK) at the following address:

Samuel Knight International
City Quadrant
Offices 13-15 Waterloo Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

We’re always searching for engineering and technical professionals. Whether you are proactively looking for a new project, that next career move or just looking to explore your options, we’d love to hear from you!

You can either apply directly for a job posted on our website or alternatively you can submit your CV to us on our website homepage.

Once you have signed your contract with Samuel Knight International, we will issue you a copy of the timesheet relevant to your role. Your timesheets will need to be completed and returned to your On-Boarding Coordinator before 16:00 on the 1st of the month to be sent to our accounts department. You will receive full instructions from your On-Boarding Coordinator in your Welcome Pack.

A copy of the timesheet is also available to download in the Contractor Zone.

If you have any queries regarding your pay, we are here to assist you and resolve any issues as soon as possible.

For the energy sector, please contact the On-Boarding Coordinator:
Hayley Fryer
Tel: +44 (0) 191 481 3637

For Rail/Safety Critical, please contact the Rail Administrator:
Lucy Winskell
Tel: +44 (0) 191 481 3634
The payment process is tailored to each contract and client so the particulars regarding the payment process for your role will be detailed in your contract. If you have any queries regarding the payment process, you can contact the Rail Administrator or the Energy On-Boarding Coordinator.
If any of your details change, please contact either the Rail Administrator or the Energy On-Boarding Coordinator who will be happy to update your details. It is essential that we have a certified copy of your up to date passport, your current e-mail address and phone number as well as a Next Of Kin form. A Next of Kin form will be issued to you in your Welcome Pack, or alternatively, contact the Rail Administrator or the Energy On-Boarding Coordinator who will be happy to assist you.

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