Renewable Energy Recruitment and Workforce Solutions

Experts in staffing and mobility solutions for renewable energy projects worldwide

International renewable energy recruitment, staffing and HR services

Airswift’s global experts have been providing workforce solutions to the energy industry for more than 40 years. From our beginnings in the oil and gas sector, we have evolved with the industry to deliver market-leading recruitment services to clean energy projects and providers in the EMEA region and worldwide. We are experienced providers to offshore wind, solar and onshore renewable energy production.

Airswift has an established international presence, with 60 interconnected recruitment offices across Asia Pacific, the CIS region, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and North and Latin America. Our regional offices are supported by three super hubs in Houston, Manchester and Singapore.

This connected infrastructure not only gives our workforce solutions experts unique project insights, but also allows us to be extremely agile when it comes to renewable energy recruitment. Whatever the project, we can help you find and mobilise the absolute best in onshore and offshore talent.

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Talent acquisition and recruitment for the renewable energy industry

We provide recruitment and contractor management services specifically for the renewables sector. We can also perform retained search.

Our talent acquisition process includes:

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  • Screening qualified potential candidates
  • Retained search and headhunter services 
  • Mass hire, manpower supply and labour outsourcing
  • Contingent staffing and contractor management
  • Direct Hire and permanent recruitment
  • Executive and board search

Would you like to find out how Airswift can support your renewable energy project?

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Global employment and relocation services

Speed and accuracy is key when recruiting for global renewable projects. We provide global immigration and relocation services, and also global employment outsourcing.

Our global employment and mobility services include:


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

Managed solutions and recruitment outsourcing solutions (RPO solutions)

Our range of managed solutions extend to full life-cycle recruitment support, supplier performance tracking, onsite support, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), transition services of incumbent contingent workers and more:

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  • 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

If you just need help with your renewable energy workforce planning, our consulting services can help with identification, delivery of cost savings, compensation benchmarking, and more:

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

The Global Energy Talent Index (GETI)

GETI-Logo_900x450pxEvery year, Airswift co-produce an annual employment trends and benchmarking 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.

Download the latest GETI report

I have always found the recruiters at Airswift knowledgeable, proactive, and attentive to our project needs. I have no reservation in recommending Airswift to my colleagues on other projects...and it is my intention to continue to utilise Airswift services for the remainder of this project.

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Recruitment solutions and employment services delivered to major renewable energy projects

We have connected talented candidates with some of the most reputable renewable energy projects across the world. These include:


Airswift partnered with DeepOcean to find the best available talent for their part in the NEMO Link project. The interconnector, which connects the UK and Belgium’s electricity systems via subsea cables, provides improved reliability between the two nations when it comes to sharing electricity generated in sustainable ways.

We helped DeepOcean with renewable energy recruitment, providing contract recruitment of offshore reps, HSE workers, and filling cable survey and repair roles.


Midway through 2018, ODE was commissioned to provide engineering services for the development of the East Anglia ONE project - a 102 turbine-strong offshore wind farm rated at seven megawatts each.

Airswift worked with ODE to provide talent acquisition services, which included contract recruitment for onshore HV cabling, onshore substation, project management teams and archaeological positions. We also helped source talent for land owner and third-party crossings, project services, document control and contract management.


Active across the Netherlands and Germany, TenneT provides electricity to approximately 41 million people. In May 2019, the company priced and launched a Green Bond issue of €1.25 billion, with proceeds set to fund large-scale offshore wind projects to support its onshore grid.

Airswift has worked alongside TenneT on various onshore and offshore projects, providing renewable energy recruitment solutions for construction management, HSE, quality, commissioning, offshore substations, HVDC and cabling.


Previously called VBMS, Boskalis works on large-scale offshore multidisciplinary projects that require staff experienced in engineering and project management.

Airswift helps Boskalis with its workforce solutions, and has previously provided talent acquisition services for project management, project engineering, offshore construction and management roles.

Looking for your next job role? Airswift can help with your job search.

Our green energy recruitment consultants specialise in:

  • Construction
  • Data Systems
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Grid Connection
  • HSSE
  • Logistics
  • Project Management/Project Services
  • Quality/Inspection
  • Procurement 
  • Power Systems 

Candidates can see a full range of our current vacancies on our job board 

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Why choose Airswift for your workforce solution?

Airswift is the renewable energy 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.

Do you need renewable energy recruitment or other workforce solutions?

Contact Airswift to learn how we can support your renewable energy project.

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