Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in Scotland

Our recruitment teams have placed staff on Scotland’s largest oil and gas projects 

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NES Fircroft established its first office in Scotland in Glasgow, 1979. This location has enabled us to support some of the most innovative projects in the Energy & Engineering spectrum across the UK for the past 40 years. Our success in the region quickly led to the opening of a second Scottish office in Aberdeen, in 1980. Both offices provide both contract and permanent recruitment, supplying skilled talent to well renowned blue-chip clients and the biggest names in oilfield services.

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Recruitment Expertise in Scotland

Our business relationships are based on trust and integrity; some of our client partnerships in Scotland exceed 20 years.

At peak times we have been responsible for over 150 contractors on a single project site alone. It is through the combination of our experienced recruitment teams, dedicated assignment support professionals and our tried and tested methodology that we have the capacity to support such large-scale workforces, and maintain compliance throughout the hiring process.

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We have helped countless energy businesses to manage the peaks and troughs of the energy industry through enabling flexible staffing solutions that complement market conditions, yet retain site productivity.

Our Aberdeen office holds an MSP agreement with one of the largest independent oil and gas operators in the UK and has cultivated a large, skilled talent pool of UK-based engineers. Our Aberdeen team built its recruitment success in Oil & Gas, but has diversified its hiring focus considerably to now include renewable and alternative energies, including wind and hydrogen.

Our Glasgow branch specialises in oilfield, drilling & well services for both onshore & offshore oil facilities. Our local teams have supported projects across Scotland, the North Sea, and the wider United Kingdom.

An integral part of our support has centred around helping businesses to consolidate their staffing suppliers for a more streamlined working environment. We’ve transitioned volume numbers of local contractors across to our management and helped companies to make significant time and cost savings during the process.

Whether you need a team of contract drilling engineers, or a senior hire for your energy from waste plant, our unrivalled technical candidate reach in Scotland and the wider UK market ensures we’ll deliver the talent you need.

Through discipline-specific recruitment teams we stay close to the evolving market and will supply staff throughout the entire project lifecycle, from initial concept to completion and handover. Our experienced consultants know how to remain compliant with foreign labour regulations and being close to the North Sea, we have completed many multi-national hiring scopes in collaboration with our Norway and Netherlands offices. With our international set-up, we can offer local contracts from these countries, and with dedicated in-house assignment support and payroll teams, we can orchestrate quick mobilisations and payroll services for PAYE contractors, including facilitating payroll for client-sourced candidates.

The strength of our ability to pair candidates and careers has meant that our scope extends beyond just technical and engineering roles – we’ve also helped businesses to source personnel for administrative, procurement and commercial positions.

We have been integral to supplying engineering and technical staff to key energy projects, including:

  • Catcher
  • Mariner
  • Rosebank
  • Tolmount
  • V Net Zero

We have exciting career opportunities offered by both offices:

Our Aberdeen recruiters place Engineers and Managers across:

  • Commercial
  • Contracts & Supply Chain
  • Construction/Completions
  • HSE
  • Operations & Maintenance, Drilling, Subsurface, decommissioning
  • Procurement & Materials
  • Project Management
  • Project Services

Our Glasgow team places personnel across:

  • Artificial Lift
  • Cementing
  • Coiled Tubing
  • Directional Drilling
  • Drilling Fluids Engineering
  • M/LWD
  • Mudlogging / Data Engineering
  • Pressure Pumping
  • Tubular Running Services / Casing
  • Wireline

NES Fircroft will help you to find your next technical job in Scotland

For engineers looking for temporary or full-time work, the 50+ years’ legacy and local connections of NES Fircroft in the engineering world is hard to beat. Our teams have supplied staff to the biggest names in the energy business for decades, meaning we have good relationships with hiring managers and therefore good access to job opportunities.

Our team of specialist consultants will help you find your next contract or permanent job role. Utilising a detailed process methodology, we develop an in-depth understanding of our clients' requirements and culture to effectively allow us to match our candidates to job opportunities that enhance their careers and stand the test of time.

If you engage in contract work through us, you’ll benefit from a whole host of contractor support services. We have an in-house dedicated 24/7 travel team to help organise your travel and transport to and from your project site. Our assignment support team is experienced in managing multi-national mobilisations and will ensure your paperwork remains compliant throughout the duration of your assignment.

If you’re looking for a job in energy, check out our latest Scotland-based jobs below.

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