Recruitment and Workforce Management


We are very familiar with the time and work performance pressures associated with projects in the energy market which require personnel who can remain level-headed at all times, strive to excel in their job, are resilient, and respect colleagues, safety protocols and work structures. With a resume database of over 1000 carefully reviewed Timorese candidates, we are able to efficiently select the cream of the crop to supply the requisite skills and character based on these criteria, guaranteeing selected candidates’ rig-readiness and reliability. Moreover, as the only Marlins approved test centre in Timor-Leste we can ensure those we recruit have English proficiency to an internationally recognised standard.

Our offshore personnel recruitment to-date has included: Administrators, Material Controllers, HSE Advisors, Mechanics, Instrumentation Technician trainees, NDT Technicians, Electricians, Blaster-painters, Bridge Controllers, Scaffolders, Roustabouts, Deckhands, Riggers, Pipefitters, Radio Operators, Hospitality, and Housekeeping crew.

Onshore roles recruited for the oil and gas sector have included: Project Administrators, Office Supervisor, Condition Monitoring Analyst, PCMS Analyst, Planning Support Analyst, Logistic, Training and Competency Administrator, Data Analyst, Designer, IT Deskside Analyst, Technical Data Clerk, NDT Technicians, and Asset Integrity Coordinator.

For onshore domestic clients we have recruited a long list of personnel including: Document Controller, Environmental Coordinator, Graduate Engineer, HSE Manager, drivers, logistic staff and a multitude of different trainees.

Caltech has a dedicated in-house Human Resources team experienced in recruitment, either in-house, or in accordance with client requirements which may entail the following:

  • A detailed search within our database
  • Advertisements placed within local newspapers, Caltech’s social media and website
  • Pre-screening, shortlisting, interviews, verification, onboarding.

Our management team is well-versed in the Timor-Leste Labour Code and has solid experience in navigating the mediation processes required by the local labour board, SEPFOPE, in the case of a dispute. Caltech works collaboratively with SEPFOPE to ensure our procedures and employment agreements follow local labour laws.

Caltech has developed working relationships with medical care practitioners who provide sound, consistent consultation and treatment for our employees for non-work-related health matters, which has assisted in reducing absences due to health issues which may have otherwise impacted on the employees’ ability to attend work.

Equal opportunity employer