Contract Staffing and Temporary Recruitment Services
We manage over 25,000 contractors across the planet and offer industry-leading assignment support services to support contractors and hiring managers alike.
NES Fircroft’s contract recruitment service enables an agile workforce and supports your project plan
Recruiting engineering and technical talent has never been more competitive, but companies in need of a temporary workforce should not need to compromise on the quality of their hire for speed.
With our service, there's no need to compromise
We understand that when it comes to hiring contractors, businesses need the right skills for the right price - often at incredibly short notice – and that contractors must arrive on site fully compliant and ready to work. We also understand that your project’s location might not be in an easily commutable place and that you may not have an office nearby to co-ordinate the hiring drive. We’re here to help overcome these challenges.
Enlisting recruitment support from NES Fircroft will ensure you have access to the best contractors, and a range of contractor management services
NES Fircroft is a contract workforce specialist, providing contract recruitment solutions across the engineering spectrum, including Oil and Gas, Power and Renewables, and Life Sciences.
Whether you’re facing unexpected staffing needs, covering an absence or implementing transformative business changes, outsourcing your contract staffing services to us means that you’ll get the very best temporary staff on your project, exactly when you need them to be there.
Our global recruitment teams currently support over 25,000 contractors on technical engineering assignments across the world
Contract staffing services from NESF will...
...and the best candidates at that.
We have 80+ offices around the world and have placed over 127 nationalities into 91 countries. Our extensive database contains over 1,000,000 qualified professional engineers from all corners of the globe. Through this large international reach, we continue to offer local expertise through on the ground teams that operate in the same language and timezone,and have a comprehensive understanding of local employment law and cultures.
We work with the most sought-after engineers in the world and will scour the global talent pool to find you the right skillsets and expertise to drive your business or project forward, no matter where workers may be.
Our robust candidate assessment and screening process ensures optimum efficiency throughout the recruitment drive.
You don’t need to worry about conducting research, interviews or background checks. We’ve got it covered, and only submit candidates for interview once we’re confident they possess the right level of skills and competency. Our tried and tested methods significantly reduce your time to hire - we meet challenging deadlines to ensure that you have the project workforce you need on time and on budget to avoid disruption to your business schedule.
Our recruiters are discipline-specific and truly know their markets.
Our international award-winning recruitment team has over 50 years of experience in temporary hiring solutions and contractor workforce management. Through being dicsipline-specific, our contract recruiters stay close to market trends, talent networks, and candidate skillsets within their industries. Our recruiters combine this market knowledge with their commitment to understanding your business, your requirements and your values to facilitate a sustainable contractor – company relationship.
Our processes place the utmost of importance on compliance in all areas - from global mobility and onboarding, to training and payrolling.
With our expertise you will not just get access to dedicated recruiters, we have award-winning assignment support, travel, finance, and commercial teams who collaborate to manage the mobility logistics of the contract workforce – from arranging visas and work permits, organising candidate travel and arranging accommodation, to delivering payroll services. Contractor payments are made in the local currency, and we have regional compliance teams to oversee contracts.
We will facilitate a tailored contract staffing solution that delivers optimal results for your business's needs.
We can place onsite account managers to work from your office to manage the recruitment process on location. We can also offer consultancy and produce strategic hiring plans and progress reports to help shape your staffing progression plan. We are more than just a staffing partner – we want to work with you long-term and see your business succeed.
Why do contractors choose to contract through NES Fircroft?
Our award-winning service and contractor care package
Every contractor has a dedicated recruitment consultant to guide them through the logistics of their assignment. We ensure regular contact throughout their assignment and adjust our service as necessary to ensure they have the support they need to thrive.
We care about their feedback
We conduct satisfaction surveys with all placed candidates through an internationally recognised Net Promoter Score (NPS®), giving all new hires the chance to rate our recruitment and onboarding services. Our NPS score is +46, far surpassing the industry benchmark of +18.
We offer a referral bonus and a retention programme
We keep track of assignment schedules and pro-actively contact anyone approaching the end of their assignment to re-onboard them to the next. This approach promotes loyalty and as a result many of our contractors have worked with us for decades across several geographies.
Global employment opportunities
Our recruitment and support teams collaborate across the globe to ensure that the full suite of contractor support is available across a contractor’s new job search, their immigration and travel needs, and all compliance requirements.
Case Study - Power
Craft Labour for an Emergency Power Outage
Our client is a leading service provider for high reliability and optimal efficiency of rotating equipment across the global power market
Case Study - Alternative Energy
Staffing Carbon Capture and Storage Projects in Canada
Carbon capture and storage projects are being spearheaded in Canada by two of the industry’s major players; they are driving projects designed to lower their carbon intensity during production across their operations in Alberta and British Columbia.
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 - Oil & Gas
Oman - Commissioning Expertise
Support with delivering major CAPEX projects in remote and challenging overseas locations. As part of the project scope, the client are commissioning critical upstream assets in Oman.
Case Study - Life Science
Sourcing Business Critical Personnel
Our client is a Japanese ethical pharmaceutical company specialising in rare conditions and critical care
Case Study - Chemicals
Sourcing A Entire Chemicals Department - Shanghai
The multi billion-dollar company produces polyurethane and polycarbonate raw based materials and possesses three world class innovation hubs
Regions we operate in
We have a large network of offices across Canada, coast-to-coast USA, The Caribbean and Latin America
Our teams are committed to supporting nationalisation strategies and partner with the region's biggest energy companies
Europe & CIS
Our office network spans the European continent, from Oslo to Paris, and contains our global head-quarters in Manchester
From North to South East Asia, we have a broad array of offices to offer clients a truly localised and on the ground recruitment service
We have offices across Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea, holding prime vendor status on some of the region's largest engineering projects
NES Fircroft has extensive experience supporting the continent’s major oil & gas developments and has mobilised over 1,000 technically skilled personnel to remote locations and offshore.