Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in Houston and Texas
NES Fircroft is the number one employment agency for the Texas energy market
NES Fircroft has had an office in Houston since 2001. Since then, we have expanded our presence across the state to include offices in Midland, Port Arthur, and Corpus Christi.
The largest in our North American office network
Our Houston office serves as our regional Americas hub.
We provide staffing services to a range of companies, including Oil and Gas / Renewable Energy operators, exploration and production companies, EPCs, utility businesses, service companies, and many more - from start-ups and small / medium enterprises to many of North America's energy supermajors.
Our in-house recruitment team is backed by professionals comprising compliance experts, payroll professionals well versed with FLSA requirements, and assignment support staff to ensure that candidates are onboarded to their new job efficiently and compliantly under USA labour law.
Clients can rest assured that our talent pooling capacity is second to none, and that our support teams will handle all necessary recruitment logistics for W2 / 1099 contractors and limited companies, including orchestrating visa, work permit and travel needs to mobilize workers to your project site.
Our Texas operation includes a specialist arm of the NES Fircroft business – Bedrock. Our Bedrock teams are experts in serving the Onshore Upstream and Shale markets, and have been instrumental in many of the Permian Basin’s oil developments - one of the most prolific oil and natural gas geologic basins in the United States. Half of all oil rigs in the US are located in the Permian making Texas the nation’s leading crude-oil producer, and thanks to our comprehensive recruitment methodologies our Bedrock division holds over 200 Managed Services Agreements in this arena.
We have been integral to supplying engineering and technical staff to key energy projects including:
- Crude B
- Golden Pass LNG
- Gulf Coast Growth Ventures
- Mad Dog 2
- Major onshore wind development
- MeOH/BT Unit
- PTR3 / PTR4
For candidates in the energy market we have roles available across the energy mix in areas such as
- Construction & Commissioning (including Fabrication)
- Cost Control
- Drilling & Completions
- Electrical Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Operations & Maintenance (including for support vessels and ports)
- Piping (Design / Engineering)
- Planning, Legislation & Regulation
- Project Management
- Quality Assurance and Control
- Structural / Civil Engineering
- Subsea Expertise
For engineers and technical personnel seeking temporary or full-time work, NES Fircroft is a prolific staffing provider in the USA, frequently featuring on the SIA’s biggest recruitment agencies list.
Our recruiters have extensive industry connections and will help you through every stage of your job search. Based in the centre of the Energy Corridor our Houston operation has exciting job opportunities across the Energy spectrum, whether you are looking for your next oil and gas project or seeking a role in the renewables space.
We have placed consultants onto projects across major US shale plays and some of the country’s burgeoning offshore wind developments - NES Fircroft can support you wherever you on the energy transition journey.
Contractor well-being is of paramount concern to us, and we are therefore dedicated to providing the best contractor care in the business; alongside offering extensive benefits and insurances with varying levels of cover, we can assist with the facilitation of 401k plans. Once you've started your new job, we offer frequent visits and check-ins to ensure your new role progresses as smoothly as possible.
Search our latest Houston and wider Texas jobs below.
Our Recruitment Services
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.
We manage tens of thousands of contractors globally, delivering industry-leading logistics support and payroll.
We support contractors throughout their assignments, taking care of their welfare, travel practicalities and payroll.
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.
Our globally based team understand local legislation requirements and will help businesses to regain compliance in their employment.
Employer of Record
Expand your global presence without registering a new business entity; we can hire employees on your behalf, with minimal risk.
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.
Thinking of Relocating to Houston?
Case Study - Oil & Gas
RTOs in Houston
Located in close proximity to the Energy Corridor, the client was struggling to attract experienced Real Time Operator personnel in such a competitive market.
Contractor Transfer Holiday Period
Following the completion of a L48 RFQ, the client consolidated their vendor list which presented less than 4 weeks to transition 30 contractors.
Case Study - Nuclear
Emergency Contractor Outage Staff
We provided rapid support to our client, providing contract staff to cover an emergency generator outage at a power station in Texas, USA.
Case Study - Chemicals
Volume Permanent Hiring
We provided extensive recruitment support for a new plant in Texas where we held a very successful careers fair and significantly raised our client's profile.
Case Study - Onshore Wind
Wind Technician Recruitment
Our client was operating an onshore wind farm in Texas and required several short-term contractors in order to keep the turbines at the site running at optimal capacity.
Case Study - Solar
Executive Search Recruitment
Our client is an independent power producer; we sourced several high profile individuals for their large grid-scale solar project.
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