Solar Recruitment Services
NES Fircroft has a depth of expertise in the solar industry, a global network and the local market knowledge to provide you with a cost-effective energy workforce solution.
Fuelled by climate instability, rapid technological advancement, and spiking consumer adoption rates, the solar energy market is booming and solar jobs are in high demand.
We equip your solar business with the right expertise
From solar manufacturers and installers to storage facilities, our track record has seen us place specialist staff across the full value chain in the solar industry: Manufacturers, Developers, EPC Contractors, Utilities, Operators, Asset Managers, Investors and Consultancies. The wealth of expertise our talent can offer will deploy your assets faster and more efficiently; we can supply staff for turnkey projects to provide cost-effective operational plans to deliver the best results for your solar business. Whatever the project, we will help you locate and mobilise the best solar talent.
As a renowned solar hub and a key location for NES Fircroft operations, we are proud to say that we are partnered with MESIA as the solar sector continues to flourish and offer exciting job opportunities to the Middle Eastern market
We have recruited 1000s of skilled solar professionals for parks across the globe
We have placed solar professionals across the planet and connected businesses to top solar talent. With our global office network, we are on the ground, operating in your local language and time zone to cultivate a staffing solution programme that works for you.
The new generation of solar engineers need to be mobile, flexible and work across your organisation to ensure knowledge is shared and competitive advantage is gained. To prepare for future demand and minimise the problems caused by skills shortages, businesses must develop a sustainable solar talent pipeline. Our discipline-specific consultants will talent pool the best personnel in the solar market and make them available for your project or business when you need them.
We have an in-depth understanding of the solar power generation life cycle and have sourced staff ranging from initial project construction managers to teams of O&M engineers who will be on site when and where you need them. We can help you to audit your current workforce to identify where the gaps are in your expertise, when these gaps will need addressing and where to prioritise investment in training and recruitment. Whether you need to acquire the expertise over time or turn to contractors to fill short-term gaps, NES can help you to plan, design and build-up your talent pool just as skilfully as your workers build the next generation of solar plants.
• Commercial & Project Financing
• Grid Integration
• Operations & Maintenance
• Project Controls, Development & Management
• PV Module Manufacturing
• Quality and Inspection Services
Our global experience in solar recruitment
Global solar technician networks
We have solar technician talent networks across the globe
Solar farm technicians are the backbone of a successful solar park, offering critical support for creating, installing, and maintaining your solar panels. Keeping your solar panels operational and reliable requires professionals with the on-the-job experience and the right skillsets. The technicians we source through our tried and tested staffing solutions enable energy companies to improve their workforce productivity and reduce labour costs. Our talent networks encompass:
- Solar Installers
- Heavy Equipment Operators
- PV / CSP Assemblers
- Solar Panel Welders
- Solar Thermal Engineers
Enhancing battery storage capacity
Our candidates will support the battery storage capacity of your solar park
As part of our staffing support for solar facilities, we have placed experienced professionals with the sole purpose of maximising the solar park’s energy storage capacity. Our international talent pool delivers specialist personnel who are experts in the chemical make-up and electrode compositions of batteries, including those with experience in generating systems which enable more energy output from electrochemical and BESS processes.
Bridging your solar talent gap
We will bridge your solar talent gap by leveraging our global candidate networks. Our vast international office network enables us to be close to your project.
NES build-up local expertise in-country to embed ourselves as part of the business community and ensure we are operating in the same time zone, communicating in the local language and have a true understanding of local culture. This approach enables us to support clients on the ground throughout the entire project lifecycle and can help your business to enter new markets quickly. Backed by our network of over 80 global offices we have a wider infrastructure that can source the talent you need wherever it may be in the world.
Case Study - Dubai
Supporting with International Mobilisation
Having won a major project in the UAE, our European EPC client urgently needed to recruit a large team of solar specialists to begin work on a solar power plant site as soon as possible.
Case study - USA
Board level Recruitment
Our client is an independent power producer. We were engaged to support their Edward & Sanborn project in California, consisting of 950 megawatts of solar and 2,400 megawatt-hours of energy storage.
Case Study - Europe
Supporting European Expansion
Our client intended to operate their project across Spain, Italy and Portugal and had never worked within these countries before. They had no way to gauge appropriate salary bandings or understanding of what an appealing incentive might look like for attracting candidates.
Case study - Taiwan
Sourcing Niche Solar Skillsets
Our client was launching a new project in a remote location in Taiwan, and needed several new hires to ensure the project went ahead as planned.
Case Study - Australia
Supplying Talent To Australia’s Biggest Solar Park
The client operates the largest solar project in Australia (Uralla, New South Wales), and due to its volume, the client was struggling to obtain a consistent supply chain to operate the site effectively.
Case Study - Vietnam & Philippines
Establishing a Renewable Energy Business
Our client wanted to expand their global footprint and establish a local presence across South East Asia, they approached NESF to help support them throughout this process.
Case Study - Oman
Exclusive Supplier for a Solar Plant
All three of our client's project sites were struggling to obtain visas for expatriate workers due to the lack of Omanisation prevalent in their workforce. NES provided a solution.
Why choose NES Fircroft as your Solar recruitment partner?
We have worked in the wind sector since its inception and have placed expertise onto some of the world’s largest wind farms, on and offshore.
Our global presence
We have offices spanning 45 countries in six continents, offering local expertise, but with a global candidate outreach.
Our financial strength
We are going from strength to strength and have made several acquisitions at a time when many companies are having to scale back operations.
Our discipline-specific experts
Our qualified and experienced recruitment teams only operate within the wind sector – they live and breathe it to make sure they are up to date with developments and emerging trends.
Our range of workforce solutions
Whether you need contract staffing, permanent (direct) hires, or are looking to outsource all or just part of your recruitment function, we will design a recruitment solution that fits your needs and delivers real value.
Solar Related Insights
Regions we operate in
We have a large network of offices across Canada, coast-to-coast USA, The Caribbean and Latin America
Our teams are committed to supporting nationalisation strategies and partner with the region's biggest energy companies
Europe & CIS
Our office network spans the European continent, from Oslo to Paris, and contains our global head-quarters in Manchester
From North to South East Asia, we have a broad array of offices to offer clients a truly localised and on the ground recruitment service
We have offices across Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea, holding prime vendor status on some of the region's largest engineering projects
NES Fircroft has extensive experience supporting the continent’s major oil & gas developments and has mobilised over 1,000 technically skilled personnel to remote locations and offshore.