Contractual Manpower

MECS provides an encompassing contractual manpower service, which supports our clients' global project requirements and creates operational flexibility for the different phases of the project life cycle. We have the capacity and experience to manage all levels and quanitties of labour supply on a short- or long-term basis together with related support services from recruitment, HR and Labour Relations Management through to Payroll Bureau services.

We bring you the custom solutions and the right talent to keep your workforces agile and your project initiatives on track. The hallmark of our quality recruitment and manpower management is the consistent focus on finding the right candidate to match our clients' environment, culture and staffing requirements.

Our dedicated recruitment team are able to match project skills required to experienced labour in the field, providing employees who have a diverse portfolio of skills, experience and understanding of the key business processes. The entire recruitment and labour hire process is managed by incorporating the following key aspects:

  • Negotiating contractual terms
  • Consultation regarding specification of position
  • Providing post-placement support

Where necessary, we also provide dedicated on-site agents as a direct point of contact to assist in all HR and IR management issues and maintain high performance standards. MECS provides a holistic, robust contractual manpower solution that allows our clients to remain focussed on their core business performance.

Mining Engineering and Construction

Our recruitment initiatives for the mining, engineering and construction sectors total more than 200 disciplines across the following areas:

  • Technical and professional engineering disciplines
  • Project engineers, managers and senior mining management
  • Engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) teams
  • Project services disciplines such as cost engineers, commercial managers, contract managers and planners
  • Civil supervisors and management teams for construction and expansion phases
  • Candidates for head office- or site-based administrative functions, HR management and financial management
  • Health and safety officers and managers, paramedics and on-site medical support
  • Highly skilled mechanical and electrical artisans
  • Geologist and mineralogist phases

Oil and Gas / Petrochemical

Our offshore oil and gas, and petrochemical resources total 170 disciplines across the following areas:

  • Oil refinery maintenance shutdowns
  • Oil refinery operational disciplines
  • Offshore floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) maintenance crews
  • Offshore rig drilling, supervisors and technical disciplines
  • Offshore rope access blasting, painting and mechanical maintenance work
  • Project planning

We are on track to achieve our goal of becoming the most prominent employment agency in the resources sector in Africa, together with having an expanding global footprint. Our labour supply and related support services are well positioned to support your skilled manpower needs.