A Clonmel based global construction company is to recruit 200 staff after securing a contract to build Saudi Arabia’s biggest petro chemicals plant.
The $20bn project is the largest single phase petro chemical development in the world and is due for completion in 2016.
The Clonmel company, Sepam, located in Irishtown, successfully tendered to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services. The 200 staff now being recruited are in addition to the 3,500 staff Sepam currently employs around the world.
The company was founded by chairman Gus Kearney and is currently working on sites ranging from Heathrow Airport and the Mayo Clinic in the US to rail and educaton schemes in Saudi Arabia and infrastructure in Doha, Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
“Sepam is delighted to be working on this ground breaking project and we are actively seeking two hundred or more Irish professionals who are looking to expand their horizons and gain valuable experience abroad “ said Sepam strategic business unit director Andrew Kearney.
Sepam is a global engineering, procurement, management and construction company founded in 1976 and headquartered in Clonmel with operations in the USA, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia and the former Soviet Union,
Sepam specialises in providing innovative technical solutions for hi-tech industrial plants and utility infrastructure in the oil, gas, petrochemical and energy sectors.