Acumen is a well-respected and technically robust waste management and industrial site services contractor, undertaking a wide and diverse range of works across the UK and Internationally. Acumen recognise that our people are our most important asset and together we strive to provide an unrivalled service for our clients and to meet and exceed the needs and aspirations of our employees. This commitment is recognised and monitored through our Investors in People accreditation. Most of our opportunities posted for skilled positions are shown on the current vacancies page and circulated widely on LinkedIn and other social media platforms. For details on our apprentice opportunities, please follow the Apprentices tab. For details on our sales academy, please follow the Acumen Academy tab. Acumen is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, gender identity, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. For further information or to make a speculative application, please contact


Acumen recognises the importance of opportunity, particularly for those looking for their first steps into employment.

Working alongside an apprenticeship training agency, Acumen employs a number of apprentices across the business and has demonstrable success of working with people aged 16 (or over) to combine working with studying towards a work-based qualification.

As an apprentice you will:

Work with experienced staff
Learn job-specific skills
Study for a work-based qualification during your working week
Apprenticeships are available across all aspects of our business and can last from 1 to 4 years, depending on the level of qualification that apprentice is studying for.