Why Use Us

We are a long established recruitment agency

Petrogramme was established in 1979, principally to provide engineering and support services to the oil, gas and petrochemical industries both on and offshore. Growth in our business over the years has seen Petrogramme’s services diversify into manufacturing, PPU, nuclear, energy, engineering, industrial, both in the Public and Private sectors.

Our extensive personnel database covers a complete range of skills a business could require. Our current clients include some of the major companies throughout the UK, although equally we service smaller local businesses. Completed assignments have seen personnel situated throughout the UK, Mainland Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Far East.

Our clients choose Petrogramme because our rates are highly competitive and so we provide a cost effective service which is efficient and a hassle free service irrespective of where in the world our workers are required.

How can agency workers benefit your business?

Other ways that businesses can beneifit from using Petrogramme include:-

  • When production increases use agency workers on a temporary basis with the freedom to let them go when things slow down.
  • Petrogramme will recruit temporary labour quickly and will provide highly suitable candidates from our vast database.
  • You control the duration of the assignment.
  • Petrogramme looks after the candidates National Insurance, tax deductions and holiday pay.
  • You can employ the skills you require for your business without committing to spend an annual salary.
  • Petrogramme supply personnel for temporary, fixed term, on-going, temporary to permanent and straight permanent.
  • Utilising a temp to perm route gives you the chance to experience an applicants skills first hand in a working environment before deciding to take them on permanently.

Services We Offer

Speak with the experts

Recruitment Specialists / Consultants

With over 30 years experience in the recruitment industry we are ideally placed to manage your individual resource requirements for short and long term temporary and permanent assignments, both on and offshore here and overseas. We understand that each client has different requirements which need to be dealt with in an individual way.

Our office is staffed with trained personnel who are experienced in the key fields of recruitment selection and matching personnel to the needs of clients. This successful combination has resulted in many contract workers being taken on in staff positions by satisfied clients.

We visit new clients to gain an understanding of their working environment so we can fully explain to our candidates the position requirements.

Temporary / Permanent Employment Workers

Employment Contracts

We provide the complete employment and contract service; a team or a temp, a draughtsman or craftsman, a professional engineer for a year or a secretary for a week. All disciplines are covered; no job is too big or too small. The major strength of Petrogramme has always been our ability to recognise client’s requirements and provide an impartial, professional service with integrity, honesty and commitment which leads to regular business from clients.

If your vacancy required an immediate start we aim to send across candidate details within 30 minutes. If you do not have time to review CV’s you can trust us to send someone straight over to you, knowing that from the information you have given us on the position we will provide you with a suitable candidate.

If your position is to start the next day we endeavour to provide you with candidates CVs within 1-2 hours. For a position to start in one week we target to provide you with a selection of suitable candidates details within 24 hours.

For a permanent position we will work within your timeframe to fulfil your recruitment objectives and secure a successful appointment. All we need is a job specification from you – if you do not have one we will take all the necessary details from you and if you require we will visit your premises.

Finding you the right person for the job

Finding you skilled tradesmen

Team work is at the heart of our ethos; our Recruitment Consultants know working together and pooling skills result in a more efficient and prompt service. When you call us with a vacancy we can guarantee at least 2 Recruitment Consultants will be working on your vacancy.

If we cannot locate a suitable candidate from our extensive database and we need to advertise the position we can:

  • Prepare advertisement text and layout
  • Select media
  • Proof read
  • Deal with responses to advertising
  • Receive candidates applications
  • Review candidates CV’s
  • Shortlist candidates for interview
  • Write to unsuccessful candidates
  • Write to candidates for interview
  • Plan and conduct interviews
  • Decide on shortlist of candidate for client interviews
  • Arrange interview appointment

Payroll Services

UK / Norway - Payroll Services

With our in house payroll system we can offer a flexible and tailored service whilst maintaining total control. We run weekly and monthly payrolls and can pay on a PAYE or Limited basis. We also have clients who outsource their payroll to us enabling them to free up their valuable time. The rate we charge our client includes the workers hourly rate, an element of holiday pay (for PAYE workers) which we accrue for them, the National Insurance contributions that have to be made and our mark up; which includes the insurances we have.

  • We are also an approved Norwegian employer and can payroll personnel working away in Norway.

Job Applications / CVs

Job Applications / CVs

We receive CV’s and application forms from a variety of candidates’ everyday. Due to the location of some candidates it is difficult to meet in person with them; therefore we conduct telephone interviews.

  • We are members of the REC and adhere to the Agency Workers Regulations.

Tailored services to suit your requirements

Tailored services

As an independently owned agency we have the flexibility to offer our clients a bespoke service. You can have a temp through us for a week and decide you want to take them on permanently, this is fine by us we would simply charge you a highly competitive finders fee. The longer you keep the person though us and then take them on permanently the more the fee will reduce. You can ask us to find you someone on a temporary to permanent basis; that way you have the freedom to try the person out. For a straight permanent position we would only charge you a finder’s fee.