Through AWI’s natural cultural awareness,
understanding of legal jurisdiction, local labor
laws, and the workings of the government
of Iraq, AWI provides companies with the tools
they need for success.
AWI received our first local national staffing assignment on February 4, 2007 to staff 83 professional, skilled and unskilled positions for KBR in support of United States Consulate Life Support project in Basrah, Iraq. The severe violence in the city fueled by sectarian religion presented a major challenge to standing up the site. We developed the recruiting, screening and vetting process in cooperation of the local tribe leaders within vicinity of the site to successfully stand up the site within the proposed mobilization schedule.
After the success at U.S. Consulate project in Basrah, AWI’s innovated partnerships with local tribes was recognized and AWI was awarded the contract to 700 local nationals for Cape Inc. on March 13, 2007 in support of the construction of Iraqi Army 10 Division Project in Basrah, Iraq. Within 30 days, AWI provided:
In addition to providing a vetted and qualified labor pool, local tribes delivered static and mobile security at the site ensuring a safe work environment and pathway for labor and supplies.
Today, AWI provides over 1000 professional, skilled and unskilled local nationals workforce in support of various clients at geographic diverse locations including: