Recruitment Solutions and Engineering Jobs in Papua New Guinea

We’ve placed staff onto Papua New Guinea’s biggest Oil & Gas and Mining projects

PNG Recruitment Local Jobs

NES Fircroft opened our Port Moresby office in 2008. Our recruitment support encompasses businesses of all sizes, from the largest global energy and mining operators to SME engineering companies.

We aim to deliver true value though dedicated, experienced, locally based teams supported by our regional resources and capability. Our key personnel in Port Moresby are led by our in-country manager and are supported by our entities across the wider Australasia region.

Originally, we set-up in Papua New Guinea to support one of the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas companies on the major offshore oil project, PNG LNG, however our demonstrated, ongoing success has grown into a much larger business scope, and we are now by far one of the largest employment agencies in Papua New Guinea, with a client portfolio of 30+ oil and mining businesses.

Papua New Guinea Recruitment

Key Staffing Support for PNG's Infrastructure

We aim to deliver true value though dedicated, experienced, locally based teams supported by our regional resources and capability. Our key personnel in Port Moresby are led by our in-country manager and are supported by our entities across the wider Australasia region.

With a wealth of technical experience, we provide a master labour agreement on the 5th largest gold mine in the world, supporting over 150 contractors on this site alone. Our office is set up to deliver large scale work for CAPEX projects to rapidly source, qualify and compliantly mobilise local and expatriate talent to all provinces of Papua New Guinea. With 15 years’ experience of supporting the largest engineering projects in the country, we have a strong candidate database.

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Recruitment services in Papua New Guinea

NES Fircroft is a recognised PNG visa & immigration agent: we are fully licensed and legally recognised by the Department of Labour & Immigration to ensure 100% compliance in our staffing solutions. This means we can provide a complete outsourced HR function with our service including payroll, assignment support and personnel mobilisation, as well as orchestrating work permits and visas. Our dedicated in-country support team includes an Account Manager, Operations Manager, Recruiters, Assignment Support Professionals, Visa & Immigration Specialists, and a Driver.

Our recruiters are experts in their specialisms. We have placed hundreds of workers throughout pre-construction, construction, commissioning, and operations, spanning a wide range of seniority from technical levels up to management and COOs. Together, our team will source the candidates you need for your project and organise every aspect of their global mobility needs to get them to your project site safely and compliantly.

Our Papua New Guinea team have been integral to supplying engineering and technical staff to key energy projects such as:

  • Hidden Valley Mine
  • Lihir Island Mine
  • Papua LNG
  • Pogera JV gold mine
  • Total Papua LNG Project
  • Simberi

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

  • Design Engineers (Primary & Secondary)
  • Drilling (including drill, blast and wireline specialists)
  • Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Scada, Protection, Reliability, Mud, Hydrocarbons)
  • Grid Connections, Power & Control Systems
  • Solar PV
  • Procurement
  • Commissioning
  • Geotechnical
  • Geologgers
  • Community affairs/National content/lands/government Liaison
  • Project Management
  • IST telecommunications
  • Logistics/supply/aviation

We’ll help you find your next engineering job in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is entering a sustained and exciting growth period with major Oil and Gas, Commercial Construction and Infrastructure projects commencing across the country. NES Fircroft has positioned itself to be at the forefront of this economic growth and endeavour to support the developing local infrastructure to great heights.

We recognise that for expatriates, a move to Papua New Guinea can come with a degree of culture shock. Our Port Moresby office looks after contractors in every PNG province, across rural and urban settings. If you take a contract through us, you’ll be given a dedicated point of contact and access to a 24/7 support team. The in-country team have first-hand experience of living in the vicinity and will guide you through cultural training and country orientation to ensure you settle into your new working environment. We’ll help coordinate visas, work permits, insurances, accommodation, and travel – including meeting you at the airport and driving you to the project site. PNG is one of the most remote countries in the world with the road networks still in a stage of development – this is why we have a in-house driver, to take care of your journey once you’re in-country.

Read more about our contractor support services or what living in-country is like below by downloading our regional guide, or check-out our latest Papua New Guinea jobs.

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