Skilled Trade Staffing Agency

Companies like yours trust Selectemp’s proven track record of filling positions faster with quality and reliable trade workers. We’re your dependable source for all your skilled labor staffing needs.

Skilled Trade Staffing Experts

Think skilled tradespeople don’t use staffing agencies to find work? For more than three decades, businesses across the Pacific Northwest have partnered with Selectemp to hire skilled tradesmen and tradeswomen. Our staffing experts know how to build a skilled workforce with experienced tradespeople who will help maximize labor efficiency on your job site – and have the resources to deliver.

Benefits of Our Skilled Trade Workforce Solutions


We run a tight ship when it comes to building relationships with clients and talent. Tell us everything about your operating realities and your definition of a successful workforce so we can find you the best employees.

Speed and Quality

Our cutting-edge recruitment technology enables speed, and all candidates are carefully screened for the quality and experience required to hit the ground running and keep production at its peak.

Market Experts

We have deep roots in the Pacific Northwest, calling Oregon home since 1987 – so we’re locals who know the market best. Strong relationships and industry expertise create superior experiences for everyone we serve.

Safety First Mindset

We stay up-to-date on state laws and OSHA regulations to serve you better, prevent injuries, and create safe working environments for all.

Tradespeople Positions We Fill








CNC Operator


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And More

Staffing Solutions for Skilled Trades

Temporary Staffing

Save time and money when it comes to staffing for seasonal peaks, short-term projects, when trying to backfill an absent employee, or when the long-term stability of a position is unclear.

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Temp-to-Hire Staffing

Enhance your workforce by assessing the associate’s fit before you commit. Get a closer look at skills so you can ensure you hire the right person.

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Direct-Hire Staffing

Companies can spend months trying to hire because of the competition for skilled and experienced workers. We have the expertise, connections, and speed specifically designed to source your direct hires.

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Employee Leasing

Worker leasing is an alternative for employers to manage the administrative functions of their workforce. You maintain control over your employees and daily operations, while Selectemp becomes a co-employer to manage payroll, employment taxes, workers’ compensation insurance, and more.

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They Are Very Personable!

The Selectemp recruitment team is amazing. They frequently check in with us to make sure we have the staff we need and quickly respond to any questions. They are very personable and also very funny, we are very happy with them as our staffing partners.”

Tamara M., Selectemp Client

Selectemp Filled Our Job Requirement!

“We were in need of a Sandblaster, which is perhaps the most difficult workstation to fill, due to the dirty atmosphere. Selectemp filled this job requirement with one of the best-natured employees we have. Great job and thank you.”

Chris P., Selectemp Client

They Come Through Every Time!

“They come through every time and add a sense of guidance to the job. They have really helped out in providing a seamless hiring process of finding quality employees that are a good fit for my team.”

Chandon P., Selectemp Client

Resources for Your Unique Workforce Needs

View our latest insights, trends, and resources to help you achieve your business goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does a skilled trade staffing agency work?

Selectemp’s team takes a meticulous approach to gathering information about your business, learning your operating realities and what drives your success. As a staffing partner, just tell us how many people you need and we’ll find the best-fit craftworkers to meet your job requirements, whether that be short-term or long-term.

Why partner with Selectemp for skilled trade staffing?

A partnership with Selectemp offers a multitude of invaluable benefits. For one, we have a strong pool of diverse skilled tradespeople. Our recruiters are specialized in the industry and experts at screening and vetting the right people for the job. Our recruitment strategies enable companies to meet business objectives such as higher productivity, reduced hiring costs, and minimized safety risks.

How fast can you fill my skilled trade position(s)?

Our team can submit candidates for review within a responsive timeframe of 24 to 48 hours. Once a candidate is selected, we prioritize a seamless onboarding process, aiming to have them on the job within an average of 10 days. We understand the urgency of filling open positions and strive to provide you with the best-fit skilledtrades worker(s) as quickly and effectively as possible.

Where are the Selectemp branch offices located?

Selectemp is a leading temp and staffing agency in the great state of Oregon with several convenient locations throughout the state to serve clients and candidates. For more details on our specific office locations, please click here.

Hire the reliable and skilled trade workers you need today.

Selectemp has worked with leading companies across Oregon for over 30 years and can help you overcome staffing roadblocks. We have the talent, smart technology, and expertise to help you succeed.

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