Oil & Gas Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

Trusted worldwide as the best international oil and gas recruitment agency

For over 40 years, Airswift has partnered with leading exploration and production companies within the oil and gas industry. 

Our focus is on sourcing and providing the talent and services that deliver efficiency and innovation in safety-focused environments.

Airswift provides the following services to onshore, offshore, natural gas, upstream, midstream and downstream clients in the energy sector:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Global Employment and Mobility
  • Managed Solutions
  • Consulting

Global Coverage

Airswift’s global offices present a key advantage to our clients. With over 60 strategic global offices, we are equipped to deliver the best talent in the oil and gas sector.

From Asia Pacific to North America and the North Sea, we can deliver technical personnel to any energy industry project.

Airswift Global Presence 800 x 400

Talent acquisition 

Our talent acquisition teams focus on dedicated disciplines and verticals. This gives them a detailed understanding of hiring manager requirements. This ensures that projects are staffed on time, within budget and avoid compliance issues.

Our talent acquisition services find you skilled candidates through:

Airswift Talent Acquisition Workforce Solutions

  • Retained search
  • Temporary staffing and contractor management
  • Professional search and permanent hire
  • C-suite, executive and board search

Would you like to find out how Airswift can support your oil & gas project?

Speak to our client services team

Global employment and relocation services

For projects that require international human resources, our global employment and mobility services deliver: 

Airswift Global Employment & Mobility Workforce Solutions

  • Global immigration and visa services
  • Mobilisation and logistics services
  • Relocation management
  • Payroll and taxation services
  • Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO)

Managed Solutions and Recruitment Outsourcing (RPO solutions)

Are you using multiple oil & gas recruitment companies and witnessing escalating hiring costs? Our in-house sourcing solutions can help!

We offer an embedded recruitment process outsourcing service on or near-site. Our recruiters become immersed in your culture and engage in your hiring process on a long term basis. An on-site managed solution can reduce cost and time-per-hire without compromising quality.

Managed solutions and recruiting services

Airswift Managed Solutions

  • Full life cycle recruitment support
  • Supplier performance tracking
  • Onsite support
  • Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)
  • Transition services of incumbent contingent workers

Consulting: talent mapping, benchmarking and strategy development

As a leading oil and gas employment company for four decades, Airswift truly understands energy labour markets. 

Our consultancy services help oil & gas clients plan their talent pipeline:

Airswift Workforce & HR Consulting Services

  • Talent mapping
  • Salary and market rate benchmarking
  • Identification and delivery of cost savings
  • Skills assessment
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Performance and risk management advice

“I have always found the oil and gas recruiters at Airswift knowledgeable, proactive, and attentive to our project needs. I have no reservation in recommending their excellent service to my colleagues on other projects. It is my intention to utilise their recruitment capability for the remainder of this project.”

Commissioning Manager, Large Oil & Gas Company

Technical recruitment expertise guaranteed

Airswift supplies experienced energy professionals, necessary equipment and quality services for major projects

Our compliance-focused services and cost savings initiatives produce a streamlined process for our clients. 

Safety is a core value of ours, and every employee undergoes appropriate training to safely manage ongoing field operations.

Local site supervisors continuously provide a high level of contractor care. This facilitates high run time for our clients across various site locations including

  • Onshore and Offshore Oil and Gas 
  • Refineries & Production Facilities
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Production
  • Pipelines
  • Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessels (FPSO)
  • Fabrication Yards

Recruitment, staffing and employment services delivered to major oil and gas projects

  • Exclusively staffed contingent workers for three large Canadian pipeline projects over four years and onboarded pre-identified and recruited candidates

  • Airswift was appointed staffing provider for the duration of an FLNG project for a large supermajor within Asia Pacific. In addition to staffing, Airswift provided full mobilisation support and consulting services.

  • Sole labour supplier to a West African LNG project. This included full global employment services for 250+ gas professionals in technical and non-technical disciplines.

  • Largest provider of technical expertise to an LNG project in Asia Pacific. We opened a local office in Port Moresby to provide staffing, training workshops, global employment services and consulting support

  • Supplier of permanent, fixed-term and contract technical personnel for all phases of a global LNG project. This included engineering professionals in Australia, United Kingdom, South Korea, Malaysia and Thailand.

  • Provided all safety, construction and engineering personnel to a multi-billion-dollar downstream project in Texas. The project is split into two parts, an ethylene cracker installation and a polyethylene expansion

  • Delivered a fully compliant on-boarding process for 2,000+ workers and third-party contractors on a refinery mobilization project in Indiana. This resulted in an incident free transition with zero disruption to business and 100 percent transfer rate. There was $1.4m initial cost savings through rate benchmarking. Throughout the duration of the contract, the client made total savings of $4m 

  • Supplied all contingent workers and managed all on-boarding compliance requirements for a turnaround project in Texas. A team of 30 turnaround specialists was provided to effectively support the project resulting in $400,000 of savings.

The Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) report

Every year, Airswift co-produces an annual employment trends and benchmarking report.

GETI (Global Energy Talent Index) Report

GETI is a consultancy report for managers and professionals in the energy sector. The report focuses on oil and gas, renewables, power, nuclear and petrochemicals.

Oil and gas disciplines we recruit for

  • Chemicals
  • Commissioning
  • Construction
  • Data Systems
  • Design
  • Drilling
  • Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • HSSE
  • Land Management
  • Logistics
  • Plant Management
  • Procurement
  • Project Management
  • Quality
  • Terminal Management
  • Turnaround/Shutdown

Why choose Airswift for your workforce solution?

Airswift are the oil and gas staffing agency of choice for world-leading energy businesses.

With over 

  • 60 offices worldwide
  • 800 employees
  • 7,000 contractors

Our global reach and pool of available talent is unmatched in the industry. 

Refinery oil and gas workers - Airswift