Technical and Engineering Staffing Solutions for the Upstream, Midstream and Downstream Energy and Chemical Process Industries Nationwide

Since 1983, we have provided technical and engineering staffing solutions for the upstream, midstream, downstream energy and chemical process, and manufacturing industries nationwide

We provide contract engineering, contract-to-hire and direct-hire placement services in both contingency and retained search capacities. Unlike most energy search firms, we offer professional search and contract placement services across the country, thus enabling our client companies to seamlessly meet all of their human resource needs using one provider. We deliver professionals from field staff to executive management in all the pertinent disciplines including:

  • Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, and Petroleum
  • Instrumentation and Controls
  • Project Engineering and Management
  • Environmental, Health and Safety
  • Economics and Planning
  • Supply and Distribution
  • Transportation and Marketing
  • Pipeline Operations
  • Geosciences (Geology and Geophysics)
  • Drilling Management
  • Drilling Services
  • Landmen

Our searches have included management staff for a number of oil & gas majors and independents as well as the larger refining companies with operation both domestic and international. We also have extensive experience in addressing the needs of the energy industry marketing and pipeline segments as well as the industry’s consulting sector. Our clients know they can rely on us to have our finger on the pulse of the industry.

The scarcity of available talent in the industry has motivated Whitaker Technical to use a variety of creative staffing alternatives for our clients’ urgent, difficult-to-fill requirements. Among the successful strategies we employ:

  • Filling the opening on an interim basis with a suitable contract professional while the direct search is underway or until the direct position receives funding
  • Re-activating motivated retirees with in-demand skills who want to stay professionally engaged while benefiting from the advantages of short-term or project-based work
  • Identifying candidates who have skills and knowledge in similar technologies and the proven ability to adapt their expertise to accomplish the job at hand