Engineering and Technical

Primat is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amec Foster Wheeler. So, naturally, engineering recruitment is in our DNA. We have been providing expert engineering recruitment, contractor assurance and payroll services to a range of client projects throughout the UK and North Sea for over 40 years.

We have a proven track record in engineering recruitment

Our Engineering and Technical division accounts for nearly half of our business, and has long been viewed as the core of our business. Our team have vast experience with engaging candidates as PSC/Ltd company contractors, or as umbrella and PAYE workers.

Our capability in the Engineering and Technical sector reaches across a number of diverse industries, which our clients are involved in:

  • Oil and Gas (onshore and offshore)
  • Nuclear & Renewable Energy
  • Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Environmental and Infrastructure

We cater to all requirements along the ‘candidate journey’ – from attraction, to recruitment and on-boarding, and on contract support. Our consultants are experts in providing bespoke solutions, which adapt to industry challenges and the individual structure of our clients businesses.

We typically supply candidates for the following disciplines:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Process Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Piping Engineering
  • Technical Safety Engineering
  • Engineering Systems
  • Project Management
  • Project Engineering
  • Project Controls
  • Project Administration and Coordination

What do our clients say?

Primat is an integral recruitment partner for our business. The team now manages the vast majority of our UK contractor population on a weekly basis, in a highly compliant manner. The level of service and support we, and our contractors receive from the Primat team is second to none.’


Kim Thompson
Head of Resourcing
Amec Foster Wheeler