Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in South Korea

We've placed staff onto Korea's largest fabrication yards

South Korea Recruitment Local Jobs

NES Fircroft has been operational in South Korea since 2010, and has three offices in country, in Geoje, Seoul and Ulsan. We are 100% locally owned and manage over 80 expatriates and local contractors. Our offices are staffed with local experts who have used their market expertise and candidate reach to provide staff to the three largest shipyards in the world.

Staffing South Korea's energy infrastructure

Many of the planet’s biggest and most pioneering energy ventures begin their life in South Korea, an essential hub to the world’s fabrication industry. Our Korea recruitment team was integral to supplying staff to the world’s first FLNG venture, Prelude, and through our dedicated global mobility team we mobilised volume numbers of contractors throughout the project’s various phases across Malaysia and Australia too.

Our team will source personnel for FEED, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, and Hook-Up Installation activities, on a contract staffing and permanent (direct) hire basis. As the global energy market continues to divest, we have also helped businesses in Korea to secure expertise talent for manufacturing offshore wind turbines.

Offices in South Korea
Expatriates and Local Contractors
Offices across Asia Pacific

Recruitment expertise in South Korea

Our search methodology is a detailed process during which time we develop an in-depth understanding of your requirements and culture to effectively allow us to operate as an extension of your business: we deliver a flexible and tailored workforce solution for optimum results.

If your business engages the support of NES Fircroft for recruitment services in South Korea, rest assured you’ll benefit from a localised service with global connections and quality management systems.

With in-house finance, legal and assignment support teams, we’ve got workforce logistics covered – from workers’ transport, to their payroll, tax obligations and insurances. Our knowledge of compliant immigration is second to none. We have helped countless Korean clients with large-scale workforce projects and mobilised Korean nationals to project sites across China.

We’ve mobilised Canadian expatriates to work on specialist Korean turbine manufacturing projects in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, and we’ve leveraged our global expatriate talent network to bring HSE expertise (NEBOSH certified) to several fabrication sites across the country. Whether you need long-term D-9 visas for your shipbuilding or industrial machinery manufacturing workforce, and F-3 visas for their dependents, or short-term C-4 visas, our assignment support team is well versed in navigating the legal immigration landscape to keep your multi-national workforces compliant.

We place technical specialists in a huge range of roles including, but not limited to:

  • Construction
  • Drilling and Completions
  • Engineering
  • Health, Safety and Environmental
  • Operations
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Technology

We recruit right across the spectrum, but our main efforts are to source Inspectors and Engineers across all disciplines.

We have been integral to supplying engineering and technical staff to key energy projects such as:

  • Appomattox
  • CHW01 & 02A
  • Coral
  • Ichthys
  • Gallaf Batch 3 FPU
  • Gato Do Mato FPSO
  • Jafurah Project (Engineering)
  • Janz Lo Compressor FPU
  • Prelude
  • Wisting Project FPSO / Firefly Floating Wind Farm
  • Various shipping vessel construction

We’ll help you find your next engineering job in South Korea

For personnel looking for a job in South Korea, NES Fircroft is your agency of choice. Whilst we have over a decade of experience in-country, our global legacy exceeds 50 years, and we have offices in all corners of the globe. Our expert teams have placed staff onto some of the energy industry’s most pioneering projects, including Prelude – the world’s first Floating LNG facility. Our developed industry networks mean that we have access to the most exciting job opportunities in the field.

If you contract through us, we’ll take care of all logistical needs as part of our market-leading contractor care package. From arranging meet and greets at the airport, and providing cultural orientation training, to orchestrating your social security contributions and taxation, our assignment support, travel and legal teams work together to ensure that you remain compliant, from mobilisation to demobilisation. We’ll also make sure you’re covered by comprehensive local international and insurances for your medical, personal, and travel needs.

We’re also placing candidates into permanent (direct) hire roles. Our recruiters are discipline-specific and truly know their markets, so are in a position of strength to guide you throughout the interview process.

We have exciting local job opportunities across:

  • Engineering and Design
  • Completion
  • Commissioning
  • Construction
  • HSE
  • Project Management Services
  • Quality

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