Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in Dubai
We’re the No.1 employment agency choice for the UAE’s biggest energy companies
NES Fircroft has been established in Dubai for over a decade. Our office is 100% locally owned and as our biggest in the region functions as our Middle Eastern workforce solutions hub, connecting businesses and job seekers on an international level.
Staffing Dubai's Critical Infrastructure
We are an approved recruitment supplier to several Tier 1 oilfield businesses in the Middle East; our commitment to compliance, established candidate networks, capacity to organise volume visas and work permits, and local knowledge combines to ensure that when working with NES Fircroft in the UAE, you’re working with the country’s top recruitment partner.
Our large in-house team comprises recruiters, compliance experts, payroll professionals and assignment support staff to ensure that candidates are onboarded to their new job efficiently and compliantly under UAE labour law.
With our vast Middle East and wider global network you can rest assured we will get the technical talent you need into Dubai.
Recruitment services in Dubai
To date, we have placed over 1,500 contractors into Dubai for 65 major businesses. Our support teams can provide unlimited mainland and freezone visas for your contract workforce, including short-term mission visas and long-term residency visas, and we’re able to provide Hamria Freezone & Jebel Ali work permit passes for seamless contractor onboarding.
We have provided Employer of Record (EOR) services to several overseas energy and infrastructure companies to allow them to operate in The United Arab Emirates compliantly. With our EOR solution, we can sponsor local workers even if you do not have a physical entity in the UAE, managing workers’ payroll, tax and immigration needs to remain compliant with Emirati labour law.
Workforce compliance in UAE is of paramount concern. With our local business set-up, we have ample experience in helping businesses to transition their contractors / sub-contractors across to NES Fircroft, so that they can be payrolled through our local finance department. Our in-country payroll is in line with local Emirati legislation, including adherence to the Wages Protection System.
We have been integral to supplying engineering and technical staff to key energy projects including:
- Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar Park (Phase II, III & IV)
- Hamriyah Power Plant
- Hassyan Power Plant
- Fateh Oil Field
- Rashid Oil Field
- 2 Major Osmosis Desalination Projects
- Jebel Ali K-station and M-station
- Al Mirfa Power plant
- Hamriyah IPP
- Fujairah F3 CPP
- Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
- Noor Abu Dhabi (Sweihan)
- Hatta 250(MW) Hydroelectric Project
- EWEC Umm Al Quwain SWRO
- Taweelah SWRO
- EWEC Sharjah WTE Project
- Warsan WTE Project
We place technical and engineering specialists in a huge range of technical areas, including, but not limited to:
- Construction, Fabrication & Commissioning
- Drilling and Completions
- Health, Safety and Environmental
- Project Controls
- Project Management & Services
- Quality Control
- Subsurface & Subsea
We’ll help you find your next engineering job in Dubai
For engineers looking for temporary or full-time work, NES Fircroft is one of the largest recruitment agencies in United Arab Emirates and our contract and permanent (direct) hire recruiters will help you through every stage of your job search. We work with small and medium enterprises, EPCs and many of the UAE’s energy supermajors.
We partner with businesses to support the UAE's Emiratisation programme, meaning we have plenty of jobs for the local Emirati talent pool, as well as expatriates, in sectors across the energy spectrum, not just oil and gas.
We’re currently looking for candidates to work in the following:
- Conventional Power Generation Plants
- Transmission & Distribution infrastructure
- Renewable Energy Construction Projects
- Desalination plants
- Waste to Energy Facilities
- Battery Storage Projects
The UAE’s energy mix continues to evolve and the country is investing heavily into its power infrastructure as Renewable energy ventures continue their increasing momentum. Solar power is prolific, and we are proud to partner with Mesia – The Middle East Solar Industry Association - a solar-only job board, offering exciting job opportunities in the industry. Across the entire Middle Eastern region, there are currently over 12,000 megawatts of power projects that have either been awarded or are under construction, commissioning & operation.
As reverse-osmosis and Desalination projects continue to flourish in-country, we have also been providing candidates for businesses working closely with the UAE Federal Energy & Water Association (FEWA).
Search our latest job opportunities in Dubai below, or find out more about our recruitment and candidate support services.
Our Recruitment Services
Employer of Record
Expand your global presence without registering a new business entity; we can hire employees on your behalf, with minimal risk.
We manage tens of thousands of contractors globally, delivering industry-leading logistics support and payroll.
Our globally based team understand local legislation requirements and will help businesses to regain compliance in their employment.
We support contractors throughout their assignments, taking care of their welfare, travel practicalities and payroll.
We have over 50 years of experience in orchestrating retained search activities, enabling businesses to hire strategically and effectively.
We’ll find C-Suite personnel with shared responsibility and purpose to innovate your Board and secure your succession planning.
Our streamlined service is award-winning and fully compliant in the respective localities of our internationally mobile contractor base.
Our consolidation service will save costs, increase hiring efficiencies and improve your compliance levels.
Managed Services Provision
We have decades of experience in delivering effective contingent workforce solutions and mobilisation programmes.
Recruitment Process Outsourcing
Outsource all or part or your direct hiring; we manage high volume demand and have a global candidate reach.
Case Study - Solar
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 - Desalination
Our client is the main contractor for an Independent Water Project based on Reverse Osmosis. They required a workforce solutions specialist to support visa, hiring and payroll needs.
Case Study - Oil & Gas
Our client, a tier 1 oilfield services company, needed to mobilise 4 engineers and technicians from overseas who were urgently required to be present on their site in Dubai.
Other Regional Offices
Our local team can provide bulk temporary labour for the city’s growing energy mix and is a Tier 1 supplier
We have offices in Dhahran and Riyadh to ensure customers receive the best possible service and market expertise
Our fully licensed office in Doha offers specialist recruiters, payroll professionals and assignment support personnel
With offices in Muscat, Salalah and Ibri, we’re a leading recruitment agency in the Sultanate and will support Omanisation targets
Based in Ahmadi (Kuwait City), our recruitment team are close to the heart of the country’s energy hub
From our dedicated office in Erbil we have supported some of the region’s largest oil and gas fields
Fully incorporated in Baghdad, we have a 100% locally owned entity, Al-Mazaya General Services LLC