More than 2,000 jobs available at AG&P

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 05 2015 06:28 PM | Updated as of Mar 06 2015 03:10 AM

MANILA – The Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company (AG&P) said it will be hiring more than 2,000 new workers for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Russia and Australia.

AG&P chairman William Ottiger said the industrial process outsourcing firm continues to play a pivotal role in establishing the Philippines as an engineering and construction hub for its key projects overseas.

“Over the next three months, we expect to create thousands of jobs to build these complex and exciting modules to the highest levels of safety and quality in our yards at Batangas outside of Manila,” Ottiger said.

“The Filipino workforce will have excellent opportunities to obtain world-class skills, professional training and hands-on experience while providing significant value to the local economy,” he added.

AG&P said it is procession applications from local and overseas candidates for positions in welding, engineering, project management and safety.

“We are in urgent need of hundreds of structural welders including 2G/3G/4G SMAW, 6G SMAW, FCAW, many quality inspectors, structural, piping, engineers, structural fitters, electrical technicians (terminators), E&I detailers and checkers, Field and project engineers, strong project managers and safety personnel. We’re working round-the-clock processing applications from both local and overseas candidates for immediate hire,” said the firm’s human resources vice president Cecile Batalia.

AG&P has the largest fabrication yard in Southeast Asia at over 1.5 million square metres and annual production capacity of 75,000 tons.

It has grown rapidly in the last five years from 300 to over 6,000 craftsmen.

AG&P provides modular construction and project support services to the offshore and onshore oil and gas, mining, power and industrial infrastructure sectors.

“AG&P is offering our Filipino workers an immediate chance to get a job back in their country, build their career, avail of competitive packages and benefit, and take the golden opportunity to come back home to work in AG&P on one of the world’s largest LNG undertaking while being with their loved ones and partake in national building to secure the future of their children,” said Batalia.