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Technical Recruiter

Posting Reference
Aberdeen, UK
Full Time

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

Shanahan Engineering have an opportunity for a Technical Recruiter to join the team in either Aberdeen, UK or Dublin, Ireland. Reporting directly to the Sales Director– Shanahan Engineering (Ireland) this role is responsible for sourcing and recruiting suitable employees and contractors for company projects. Working closely with the Operations team (OTR) and the Sales team (ITO), the role holder will ensure each project is resourced with the appropriate level of technical and specialist skills. The role holder is the interface between the organization, the client and the company’s employee, contractor and 3rd party resources and will regularly communicate with a wide range of potential job holders and clients to keep them engaged and updated on current and future project requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Have an in-depth understanding of current and future potential projects and source suitable candidates based on requirements of job descriptions, the level of skill set and experience required and the timeline for the role.
  • Use Recruitment Tools (LinkedIn, adverts, agencies) to advertise current and future potential positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates.
  • Manage all correspondence/communication with current and future candidates using JobScience.
  • Ensure that all candidate records on Jobscience are up to date (e.g. CV, Contact details etc.).
  • Ensure that all candidates are progressed through the recruitment phases in a timely manner using Jobscience.
  • Where appropriate ensure that candidates have completed the pre-employment online assessments.
  • First level screening of candidates against key skills on job description.
  • Provide shortlist of potential candidates to hiring managers.
  • Second level screening of candidates to check and record qualification certification, visa requirements, reference checks, past employment verification, ID verification, brief informal interview.
  • Set up technical interview with hiring manager.
  • For senior positions interview candidates in conjunction with HR Manager where appropriate.
  • Prepare employment/assignment contracts for approval by Finance, Commercial and HR.
  • Send approved employment/assignment contracts to Develop/Build/Manage a Shanahan Engineering Network of current and past employees (alumni).
  • Travel to site/satellite offices to conduct interviews or to gather information as required by the company from time to time.
  • Client Management, submitting CV’s to client directly.
  • Creating proposals.
  • Interfacing with clients.
  • Receiving enquiries from clients.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Strong indirect management and leadership skills.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication at all levels.
  • Capable of delivering results in a diverse, ever changing environment.
  • Accepts accountability.
  • Ability to operate successfully in a matrix organization.


  • Experience of recruiting in Capital Projects in the Power or O&G markets would be a benefit.

Education Requirements

  • N/A

Physical Requirements

  • #LI-HB1 N/A

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