Hard Hat Recruits – New Zealand’s fastest growing construction and infrastructure skilled recruitment specialists.

Our founder, Stuart Gill, with his experience, commitment and passion for the business, has set out to create a recruitment service that does more than just bring together the right people with the right jobs. He offers the skilled hard hat industry a total recruitment solution that spans from the detail to the bigger picture. Hard Hat Recruits is an organisation with a clear and simple mission; to deliver services, skills and talent to where it is needed in a timely and cost-effective manner. The mission is easy to write, but it takes an organisation with the commitment and calibre of the Hard Hat team to deliver on it.

Affiliations and sponsorships

Hard Hat Recruits Directors Stuart Gill and Alison Gill are members of Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) – Representing members in the civil engineering, construction and general contracting sectors.

Hard Hat Recruits is affiliated with The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). IPENZ represents engineers from all disciplines, aiming to promote and advance the profession and serve the wider community.

Our team are registered members of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (Australia/NZ). We follow the RCSA Code for Professional Conduct, this means that our practices are always of the highest standard.

Hard Hat Recruits Director, Alison Gill is an individual member of the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Hard Hat Recruits Director, Alison Gill is an individual member of the Institute of Directors in New Zealand.

Testimonials

I recently applied for a position in a leading company in the Electrical Industry and I was nervous about the application process. Amber and the team from Hard Hat Recruits really set my mind at ease and helped me through every step of the process.  Read full testimonial…

After being made redundant following 3 years of service with my previous employer, the prospect of finding my next role was daunting to say the least, especially being an Expat from South Africa trying to secure a new job and life in New Zealand. Read full testimonial…

“We really enjoyed the practical and professional nature of Hard Hat Recruits and their service offering. They certainly met and exceeded our expectations with sourcing a first class Project Manager who has hit the ground running – thanks and we will recommend and use again.”
Brent – Auckland

“We were sceptical when first approached for work by the Hard Hat team as there are many companies competing for business. Read full testimonial…

“Our work is seasonal and places significant demands to find good people quickly following tender awards. We worked with the Hard Hat recruitment manager to identify potential resources and on award were able to meet the majority of the demands. Read full testimonial…

“The team at Hard Hat stood by their word and delivered a high quality service in a tight candidate market. We were never made to feel as if we were competing for candidates and the team worked exclusively on our assignments. Read full testimonial…

“Hard Hats took a partnership approach to my recruitment when I was looking for a new role and their networks proved to be really successful. Read full testimonial…