Energy Recruiter at RigUp

| Austin
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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.” The Marketplace Operations team at RigUp is responsible for matching supply and demand across people and services. We are responsible for implementing technical solutions to match the unique needs of our customers: these range from traditional sourcing needs to workforce management to on-demand services.
RigUp is hiring a Recruiter in our Austin office. Finding jobs for the men and women who power the world is what motivates us. We’re looking for recruiters who are passionate about building meaningful relationships with people across the energy industry: the workers themselves as well as the hiring managers. This could range from the oilfield to renewable energy markets. You will actively manage and find opportunities for workers across multiple categories, basins, and job profiles. Sound like you? Keep reading. 

What you'll be doing

  • Fulfilling end-to-end recruiting requests which can include: talent planning, sourcing, engagement, screening, assessment and hiring the most suitable candidates within appropriate cost and timescales. 
  • Looking in our internal network/platform for viable candidates and concurrently recruiting outside of RigUp using a multitude of sources
  • Partner with our diverse base of energy workers to understand their career needs and proactively match these people with relevant jobs 
  • Network internally and externally to locate all potential candidates
  • Speak the language of the Energy Industry; able to convey market trends & industry insights
  • Understanding and parsing resume nuances
  • Actively build the best network of skilled labor in the oilfield and renewable energy market (ie: solar/wind)
  • Partner with our cross-functional teams to streamline the overall customer experience
  • Please note this is not a recruiter for corporate RigUp roles; this is a recruiter on our Marketplace Operations team that serves RigUp’s customers. 

What you should have

  • 1-3 years experience in customer facing roles (e.g., recruiting, sales, support, success, onboarding, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Oil & Gas, Renewables Energy (wind/solar), or Skilled Trades/ Manufacturing industries
  • You have a ‘can do’ attitude and are willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • You are an entrepreneur at heart and are willing to wear whatever hat the business requires
  • Able to prioritize a multitude of tasks with varying deadlines
  • The phone is your friend - you embrace maintaining relationships through texting, (cold) calling, and being available at odd hours to serve your expansive client base
  • You are results-driven, seeking to fulfill on customer requests 100% of the time
  • The idea of the oilfield and energy industry excites you: you understand (or want to understand) the oilfield/energy and the people that comprise it 
  • You thrive in relationship-based roles, and you approach your internal, cross-functional activities with the same rigor as you serve your customers
  • You are a team player and will prioritize business objectives over personal goals


  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Daily catered meals
  • Competitive commuter benefits
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin
  • Career development opportunities + partial reimbursement for ongoing education
  • $2,000 vacation stipend on your 3 year anniversary

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks


RigUp is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails along the water!

An Insider's view of RigUp

How does your team reward individual success?

We are rewarded with a promise. At the end of a season of ambiguity and strife, apart from any monetary or material items, we will always be able to say there was joy, encouragement, and meaning.


Customer Support Specialist

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the coolest things we’ve been working on has been parsing resumes to gather information about employment history and references so that our consultants don’t have to spend a ton of time filling out confusing forms. We hope to get quicker, more accurate data while making the platform easier to access and more useful for our consultants.


Engineering Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

RigUp has fostered my career growth by coupling my strengths and interests with the company’s needs. I’ve gotten the opportunity to fill a variety of different roles that I’ve gained an invaluable amount of experience from and that will increase my marketability down the road.


Business Process Analyst

What is your vision for the company?

At RigUp, we're building the largest job marketplace in the energy industry by making it easier for contractors to find work and for companies to staff up by hiring ready, qualified workers. As CEO, I want to grow an organization that creates value in the world and ensures RigUp is an environment where our employees feel empowered to make decisions



What’s the vibe like in the office?

The energy at the RigUp office is contagious. We work on interesting problems and are truly making a difference in people's lives. Work is simply better when you love what you do!


Talent Lead

What are RigUp Perks + Benefits

RigUp Benefits Overview

Competitive salary
Full health, dental, and vision coverage
Unlimited vacation
401(k) with 4% match
$2,000 annual vacation stipend starting on your 3rd anniversary
Regular off-site activities such as happy hours, team building events, intramural sports leagues, etc.
Catered breakfast, daily lunch stipend, and a fully stocked kitchen
75% tuition reimbursement on continuing education
Office in the heart of downtown Austin
Flexibility to work from home
Onsite gym

Volunteer in Local Community
Friends Outside of Work
Eat Lunch Together
Open Door Policy
Team Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and Learns
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