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Oil and Gas Sector

Oil & Gas Engineer Recruitment Specialists

WJF Technical Support is a specialist supplier of personnel to the energy sector including oil and gas, renewables and renewable transition activities. 

We are trusted and respected to respond to urgent requests for staff who are equipped with essential industry competencies to work onshore and offshore.

We fulfil job requirements in the UK and across the world and have first hand knowledge of the unique complexities of the energy sector.

With Achilles FPAL approved supplier status, we draw on an global digital database of candidates who have been appraised through our rigorous vetting process.

We take an analytical overview of our candidates’ service history along with relevant documentation and certification and map them into our competency matrix.

This matrix ensures all staff have been assessed prior to mobilisation. It provides a common mechanism to determine the competencies of technicians without having to tease out fragments from a host of CVs in varying formats. At a glance, clients can determine knowledge, skills and experience with listed core disciplines and service grades.

For staff, we support personnel by taking care of any administrative requirements such as training, certification, visas and mobilisation so they can focus on their job assignment.

WJF focus on matching the right skill sets to the job as quickly as possible.

Oil & Gas Recruitment

Typical Job Roles

Well Intervention

Examples: Wireline Operators, Hydraulic Workover Engineers

Pipeline & Process

Examples: Bolt Tensioners, Nitrogen Pumping Operators


Examples: Toolpushers, Roustabouts


Examples: Tong Operators, Completion Supervisors


Examples: Project Managers, Electricians, Platers

Specialist in Oil & Gas

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Industry expertise

Our teams have worked in the oil and gas sector for many years; we know how it works and the specialist expertise required.

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Competency skill sets

We guarantee the skills of our candidates with up-to-date information to show skills, compliance and qualifications.

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UK and global

Source and place technical personnel in interim, contract and permanent positions both onshore and offshore around the world.

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Vetted and verified

Our rigorous vetting procedures means we are trusted to connect the right skills to the right job.

We can also provide the following personnel

Oil & Gas Personnel
  • Project Managers
  • QHSSE Specialists
  • Maintenance Coordinators
  • Engineering Coordinators
  • Electricians/Electrical Technicians
  • Mechanics
Oil & Gas Personnel
  • Mechanical Technicians
  • Instrument Technicians
  • Rigging and Lifting Supervisors
  • Mechanical Fitters
  • Pipefitters
  • Platers
Oil & Gas Personnel
  • Welders
  • Painter/Blasters
  • Scaffolders
  • Rope Access Technicians
  • Crane Operators


WJF offers both contract and permanent roles. Also in some instances we can agree terms for 'temp to perm', which is convenient for some of our clients.

Yes we do, it is often a successful solution for our clients when filling key positions. Usually the contractor spends three months on our books and then we transfer them to the client at no extra charge.

Currently most positions are captured within IR35 due the nature of the roles and client requirements.

Yes, we've worked with industry experts to build a competency system that is simple and effective, plus our in-house Assessor/verifiers complete the whole package.

For the oil & gas sector, qualifications are dependent on specific roles which our team assesses on a case by case basis.

Yes, we are always looking to help our teams improve. We’re currently offering specific courses for oil & gas personnel.

Payroll depends on industry guidelines. Generally it’s weekly and we pride ourselves on paying on time, every time. We pay twice each month for offshore personnel due to the nature of rotations.

Need staff?

We source and place technical and specialist staff in the truck and bus, rail and oil & gas sectors.

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We are a trusted source of work for interim, contract and permanent opportunities in the UK and around the world.