Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in New Orleans and Louisiana

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NES Fircroft has had an office in New Orleans since 2010.

With more than a decade of experience our Louisiana-based recruiters have supported clients across the state with Downstream workforce needs for oil and gas intermediaries and some of the region’s largest chemical and petrochemical manufacturing plants. We’re also working with businesses in power generation, and several biofuels companies to connect them with the expertise they need to lessen their carbon footprint.

New Orleans Recruitment

New Orleans Recruitment Expertise

We work with small and medium enterprises, EPCs and many of the country’s energy supermajors. Enlisting our support means we’ll bring labor market analytics into your planning process to deliver strategic staffing solutions that mitigate your resource challenges.

From Lafayette to New Orleans we have a wealth of experience in supporting companies throughout their plant turnaround and shut-down periods, including capital projects, to ensure that operations remain viable and on-track. We’ll meet with you to help plan each stage of the turnaround, and we’ll provide onsite support throughout the event to manage the workforce on the ground.

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Our New Orleans team currently manages over 100 contractors. We have built an unrivalled chemicals talent pool of local Louisiana candidates who meet all TWIC requirements to work in your port-based facilities, meaning our sourcing and onboarding process is rapid. However, hiring managers can rest assured that our market reach spreads across the North American continent and that by engaging our recruitment services, we will connect their business to the best available talent no matter where it may be.

Our in-house Louisiana recruitment team is backed by a large North American office network comprising compliance experts, payroll professionals and assignment support staff to ensure that candidates are onboarded to their new job efficiently and with fiscal compliance under US labor law. Our health and safety commitment extends to supplying contractors with PPE and providing new hires with the necessary site-specific training for their assignment work. For contractors, we handle all necessary recruitment logistics for W2 and 1099 contractors, including orchestrating visa / work permit needs and organizing mobilization requirements.

Supported by our American headquarters in Houston, we can also orchestrate tailored managed solutions services.

Through the provision of engineering and technical staff, NES Fircroft has been key to the operations of many local projects including:

  • Hydrotreater turnaround
  • FCC turnaround
  • Alpha Olefins expansion
  • Air Pollution Control (APC) and Energy Center (EC) capital projects
  • Polypropylene expansion project
  • Aromatics Catalytic Reformer
  • Fluid Catalytic Cracker
  • HF Alky
  • Low Sulfur Naptha Hydrotreater
  • Styrene Monomer 2
  • Thermal Hydroalkylation
  • Virgin Diesel Hydrotreater

For candidates across the oil refining and Petrochemicals industries we have job opportunities across

  • Commissioning & Start-Up
  • Cost Management
  • Decommissioning
  • HSE
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Project Management & Executions
  • Inspections
  • Turn-overs and Completions
  • Quality
  • Operations & Maintenance

We’ll help you find your next energy job in Louisiana

Energy is a leading industry for Louisiana - the state is home to more than 90% of waterborne oil rigs in the USA and also ranks highly for crude oil and natural gas production. 

As a powerhouse of the south, Louisiana has plenty of dynamic energy opportunities and our recruitment teams are dedicated to supporting the area’s thriving chemicals industry and have job opportunities across the entire project life-cycle, from Commissioning & Start-Up, Planning and Project Management to Shutdowns and Turnovers and Operations and Maintenance.

For chemical and downstream engineers looking for temporary or full-time work in and around New Orleans, NES Fircroft is one of the largest recruitment agencies in the USA. Our contract and permanent (direct) hire recruiters will help you through every stage of your job search and through us, contractors have access to market-leading care packages including accessing 401k plans and comprehensive insurances.

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