Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

LNG Workforce Solutions


Global LNG recruitment solutions

Liquefied natural gas (LNG), which can be easily transported, is a critical element to meet the growing global demand for energy while helping to mitigate climate change. That's because natural gas is the cleanest burning and fastest-growing fossil fuel in the world.

Airswift understands the challenges facing the sector, and our dedicated team of consultants is able to support clients throughout the whole project lifecycle.

We have proven experience in supporting developers, and contractors for numerous liquefied natural gas jobs and projects throughout the world. Airswift has successfully placed both permanent and contract personnel across a wide range of disciplines.

These include engineering, planning, design, procurement, development, operations and maintenance, project controls, and project management.

Along with our talent acquisition offering, our unrivalled global footprint, and extensive global mobility services allow us to support clients with a full turnkey solution to their project resourcing requirements. Whatever the project, we can help you find and mobilize the absolute best in liquefied natural gas talent.


Are you looking to hire for LNG projects?


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Why choose Airswift?

Airswift is the staffing agency of choice for world-leading businesses.

We manage 60 offices worldwide, 1,000 employees and 9,000 contractors. Our global reach and pool of available talent is unmatched in the industry.

Our connected infrastructure ensures unique project insights and agile talent acquisition. Whatever the project, we can help find and mobilise the best onshore and offshore talent.

Workforce Solutions

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Talent Acquisition

We provide permanent recruitment and contractor management services. 

Our talent acquisition offerings include:

  • Retained search and headhunter services. Our dedicated recruiters work to find the best candidates for specialised roles. By leveraging our industry expertise and extensive network, we identify the right candidates.

  • Contingent staffing and contractor management. We provide our clients with the flexibility to scale their workforce up or down without the administrative burden of managing contractors. We take care of all the logistics, including payroll, compliance, and benefits, so that you can focus on your core business.

  • Direct hire and permanent recruitment. For clients who need to fill a critical role within their organisation, our team work with you to understand your unique requirements and identify candidates who meet those criteria. We handle everything from sourcing and screening to negotiating offers and onboarding.

  • Board and executive search. Find the best leaders for your organisation. We strive to understand your strategic goals, values and culture before identifying the right candidates.
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Global Employment and Mobility

For businesses looking to expand their operations internationally, speed and accuracy are critical when it comes to recruiting the right talent for their global projects.

We offer a comprehensive suite of global employment and mobility services designed to help firms hire internationally and mobilise talent around the world.

Our global immigration and visa services, mobilisation and logistics services, relocation management, and payroll and taxation services ensure that your workforce is compliant and ready to hit the ground running, no matter where your projects take you.

In addition, our Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO) services provide a flexible and cost-effective solution for companies seeking to establish a global presence while minimising their administrative burden.

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RPO & Managed Solutions

Airswift offers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions for talent management.

Our services encompass the full recruitment life-cycle, including:

  • Supplier performance tracking to help you monitor and assess the performance of your staffing suppliers to maintain productivity, lower compliance risks and reduce costs.

  • On-site support to ensure that your projects are staffed with the right people at the right time.

  • Transition services for incumbent contingent workers to new staffing arrangements, ensuring a seamless and efficient process.

In addition, we offer recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) solutions to streamline your hiring process and provide a cost-effective staffing solution. Our RPO solutions solve the problem of high recruitment costs and time-consuming processes by providing a comprehensive staffing solution that includes:

  • Sourcing: We leverage our vast network of talent to find the best possible candidates for your cleantech projects.

  • Screening: Our rigorous screening process ensures that you only receive resumes from the most qualified and suitable candidates.

  • Onboarding: We handle all aspects of the onboarding process, including reference checks and other necessary paperwork.

  • Talent management: We provide ongoing support and talent management services to ensure that your staffing needs are always met.

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At Airswift, we understand the unique staffing challenges facing STEM industries. That's why we've made it our mission to connect top talent with the organisations that need them most.

Tackling the talent gap is one of the biggest challenges of the energy transition. As the world races to build a more sustainable future, the demand for skilled professionals is skyrocketing – but supply isn't keeping up.

Our vast network of qualified candidates spans the globe, with expertise in energy, construction, technology and engineering.

Through our industry-leading workforce consulting we can help you with :

  • Talent mapping
  • Salary and market rate benchmarking
  • Identification and delivery of cost savings
  • Skills assessment
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Performance and risk management advice
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Our LNG recruitment consultants are experts in:

  • Commissioning/Start-up
  • Construction
  • HSE 
  • Engineering and design
  • Procurement 
  • Project management 
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Quality and inspection services


I have always found Airswift to be very responsive, helpful and knowledgeable. We have used Airswift specifically to facilitate contractor needs in countries where we have not had an entity or where we have had a need for specific contractor assistance that Airswift can provide.
Airswift gave excellent help with the whole process, from visa, flights to medical transportation. Everyone has been very helpful and welcoming. A great team all around. Airswift is an excellent organisation.
Airswift has a team of specialist recruiters which have been pivotal in providing high quality talent throughout our operations in Papua New Guinea. The team at Airswift have shown themselves to be an ethical, reliable and responsible partner continuously adding value in every situation.
I appreciate the engagement from the WA office, the team have partnered with us at Woodside to assist us achieve our talent requirements. The team have consistently provided suitable candidates while being responsive and provide great service to our team.

LNG project experience

We have worked with some of the most reputable LNG businesses in the world to help them find the talent they need to drive innovation and growth. Here are some of the projects we've been involved with:

  • Sole supplier to the Angola LNG project managing a peak headcount of 250 across technical and non-technical disciplines.

  • Tier 1 supplier to the Sabine Pass LNG and Corpus Christi LNG projects, delivered recruitment, global employment services and benchmarking studies.

  • Largest contingent labour supplier to the Gorgon project across key technical disciplines in Australia, China and South Korea.

  • Largest provider of technical expertise to Papua LNG with a max headcount of 300 contractors at peak. 

  • Selected as a single source provider of operators and technicians for Yamal LNG. At peak, managed a headcount of 400 contractors.

  • Largest contingent labour supplier to Coral FLNG.

  • Exclusive supplier to BP on the Tortue project in Mauritania & Senegal.

  • Tier 1 supplier to Mozambique LNG.

  • Largest supplier to Rovuma LNG, providing comprehensive talent mapping, candidate attraction and screening of potential candidates.


The Ichthys project is one of the largest LNG projects, taking gas from the Ichthys Field in the Browse Basin offshore of Western Australia. Airswift has supported various clients throughout the project in Australia, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea.

Airswift assembled a dedicated delivery team, consisting of a global account manager and discipline-specific recruitment consultants, who successfully completed all staffing and project requirements within target, which involved the construction, commissioning and start-up of the FPSO and CPF across two yards in South Korea. Our Service teams provided full global mobility services, including logistics, immigration, visa and work permit support, local payroll and destination services.

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Rovuma LNG

In early 2017, our client established a presence in Maputo, Mozambique to support the Rovuma LNG project and needed to staff the office with experienced professionals from the local market, as well as a team based in the Cabo Delgado province.

Airswift provided comprehensive talent mapping, candidate attraction and screening of potential candidates. Airswift managed and delivered an exclusive recruitment campaign for 40+ positions in Maputo and Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. Airswift also supported over 70 positions, became the largest supplier across all project locations and was awarded the contract to supply national and expatriate consultants.

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Angola LNG 

Angola LNG operates one of the world’s most modern LNG processing facilities in Soyo, Angola. In addition to LNG, the $10 billion plant produces propane, butane and condensate. The project required a substantial number of skilled workers, both expatriates and local talent. 

Airswift provided compliant mobilisation of expatriate workers efficiently support for any logistical challenges regarding visas and work permits, identification of accommodation and transportation.

Airswift supplied over 500 technical and 100 non-technical contractors (50% rotational, 50% residential) and was recognised as the sole employment supplier for the first five years of the project.

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Case Study: Rovuma LNG

Airswift maximizes local content development through best in class recruitment services for our clients and major LNG projects in Mozambique.

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Case Study: Angola LNG

Airswift supplied over 500 technical and 100 non-technical contractors for the Angola LNG processing facilities in Soyo, Angola.

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Case Study: PNG LNG

Our client needed help supporting a large number of contract personnel due to their lack of presence in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Find out how we helped.

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Case Study: Prelude FLNG

Prelude FLNG is a floating liquefied natural gas project vessel, the first and largest of its kind, located in the Browse Basin off the coast of Australia.

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