MECS Africa is a service orientated business that alleviates the considerable burden of manpower management by offering an integrated human resource solution to a diverse client base.MECSAfrica is a wholly owned subsidiary of MICROmega, a holding company with controlling interests in various core businesses. MICROmega is listed on the JSE under the support services sector.
MECS Africa is a member of the South African Oil and Gas Alliance (SAOGA), the Temporary Employment Services Division (TESD), a division of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of South Africa (SEIFSA). In addition, MECS holds an executive position on the management team of the representative industry body.
MECS Africa has more than 30 years’ experience in project support on the African continent, making the company one of the longest standing recruitment and labour brokering agencies servicing the industrial and resources sectors. We specialise in:
- Offshore oil and gas
- Power generation
MECSAfrica is able to deliver truly integrated human resource and project management solutions to its domestic and international client base, with in-house expertise that enable the management of a workforce around seven key services: contractual manpower, recruitment, human resource and industrial relations management, payroll bureau, project logistics and employee benefits programmes.
Our primary service is recruitment and contractual manpower. MECS Africaboasts a niche database of more than 100 000 candidates and we have extensive experience in managing operations and logistics to support our various projects, in respect of rotational deployment of crews to African sites.
We offer an end-to-end solution for our offshore oil and gas clients; providing assistance from recruitment to mobilisation to demobilisation.We provide highly qualified resources for scarce skills, and our strong relationships, networks and on the ground support makes us an integral part of our clients’ daily operations.
Our offshore oil and gas and petrochemical resources total 170 disciplines across the following categories:
- Oil refinery maintenance shutdowns
- Oil refinery operational disciplines
- Offshore FPSO maintenance crews
- Offshore rig drilling, supervisors and technical disciplines
- Offshore rope access blasting, painting and mechanical maintenance work
- Project planning
- SHEQ managers for off shore and on shore operations
We have been servicing the off shore oil and gas sector for 10 years. In particular, our FPSO maintenance crews have vast experience, are highly skilled and their health and safety record is impeccable. The offshore crews include a complete back to back team including but not limited to:
- Scaffold Supervisors and Inspectors
- QA/ QC (welding and fabrication)
Our personnel logistics offering is tailored for an African site environment servicing expatriates with work permits, flights and travel arrangements, PPE, procurement, medical and emergency evacuation and other site support services. We believe that we can add value toany offshore project requirements by providing a holistic service, reliant on our recruitment and operational expertise in the offshore oil and gas sector.
Beyond the core range of expertise, MECSAfrica continues to innovate and enhance its value proposition, taking pride in its service delivery to both contractors and clients.