DSL is currently interested in receiving CV's from the following :-
DATE 27th September 2016
Review of all tender documents and support of contractual negotiations
All contractual and commercial issues

  • Ensuring effective contractual and commercial management with all relevant contract and commercial policies and procedures
  • Ensuring projects are appropriately resourced from a commercial perspective
  • Ensuring that projects operate in accordance with DSL’s commercial and contractual procedures
  • Ensuring that project invoicing carried out in accordance with the terms of the contract and that cash position is maximised
  • Advising management on contracting strategies, planning and specific types of contract and the development of Subcontract plans.
  • Prequalifying tenderers and preparing and issuing of official tender enquiry documents
  • Negotiating with Subcontractors on general contractual matters and on specific terms and conditions.
  • Negotiating with Suppliers on purchase order terms and conditions
  • Commercially and contractually evaluating tenders and advising management on Subcontractor selection
  • Endorsing the suitably of final contract terms
  • Ensuring clearance of Subcontracts, as necessary, through appropriate corporate channels, the client and management.
  • Preparing Subcontracts in a commercial and consistent manner
  • Administering commercial aspects of Subcontracts post award, including administering claims and close out
  • Commercial correspondence and discussions with Subcontractors.

10 years in a similar role
Preparation of commercial aspects of tenders Post contract commercial management of projects

Degree in Business Management or other appropriate discipline


  • Self motivated
  • Team Player
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Risk management awareness Good communication skills

Bonds and Guarantees

ADVANTAGEOUS QUALIFICATIONS: Membership of project institution (e.g. RICS)


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of contract negotiation and commercial management

DATE 13th September 2016
Due to continued growth and expansion in our UK and overseas operations DSL is seeking a General Manager for our Great Yarmouth facility.

Key responsibilities for this role will involve providing direction, leadership and guidance to the day to day running of the various departments of the UK Company, together with the administration of the business. This will also include implementing the medium and longer term strategy of the business within the various departments and ensuring that they are adequately resourced, functional and highly motivated for the future development of the business.

The position reports directly to the Board. The individual will also be required to provide recommendations and sound productive advice to the further development of the infrastructure of the business and its staff.

Suitable applicants should have several years experience in a similar position, preferably gained in an Oil and Gas or Engineering related business.

A proven track record and demonstrable performance are regarded as more important than the technical understanding of our products/services.

Applicants without previous experience in a senior management role will not be considered for this position.

The position offers an attractive salary and associated benefits

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to

JOB Beware of Fake Job Offers
It has come to our attention that there are bogus job offers being sent out pretending to come from Derrick Services (UK) Ltd.

Please be aware that any offers of employment will not be made without personal contact being made by our Head office in Gt Yarmouth.
Please view this website for an explanation of Oil and Gas job scams.
CONTACTBeware of Fake Job Offers
TEL01493 669 141
JOB Rope Access Derrick Builders / Technicians
Due to continued increase in order book Worldwide, we are actively recruiting additional site personnel to compliment our existing teams. If you have 2+ years experience in offshore rope access construction activities, preferably with derrick related experience we would be interested to hear from you, ideal experience/qualification would include;

RA Derrick Builders
RA Riggers OPITO Rigger Assessment or NVQL3 as a minimum
RA Welders Coded to 6G SMAW
RA Platers Time served
In addition to rotational projects in the North Sea, we have on-going and upcoming upgrade/repair and associated derrick workscopes at various locations Worldwide, including N. Amercia, Brasil, S. E. Asia and the Middle East.

Experienced Derrick Builders without rope access qualifications may be considered subject to training and qualification to IRATA L1.

DSL operates Industry accredited training and competency assessment for Derrick Technicians.
JOB Derrick Inspectors
We are actively seeking additional derrick inspectors for all our Worldwide locations to carry out API Cat III & IV inspections on offshore derricks and onshore masts and substructures.
JOB Derrick Inspections Personnel
We have positions available for personnel with experience of undertaking Derrick, Mast and Substructure inspections. The work is varied and involves both onshore and offshore rigs, worldwide, therefore candidates must be willing to travel extensively. You must also be able to convey a detailed knowledge of drilling structures and compile comprehenstive inspection reports and associated information via computer software. Applicaitons from personnel with NDT and/or Welding Inspector qualifications would be advantageous.
These positions are considered long term, at attractive rates and high earnings potential. Overseas candidates that match the above requirements would be welcome.
JOB Offshore / Site Construction Supervisors
We require additional Offshore & Site Construction Supervisors for offshore upgrade and refurbishment projects. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years offshore construction supervisory experience. Knowledge of drilling systems and/or derricks would be advantageous but not essential. Strong client and workforce liaison skills together with experience in producing and maintaining the applicable documentation is essential. Projects are both North Sea and Overseas. Suitable candidates can expect long term employment in these positions.
JOB Rope Access Personnel
We are recruiting rope access personnel with a trades or inspection background in the Industry for both derrick and other construction related activities for both North Seas and Overseas projects.
JOB Derrick/Land Rig Inspectors
DSL Middle East are recruiting Inspectors experienced in the inspection of offshore derricks and onshore mast and substructures to API 4G as well as experience in Dropped Object Surveys.

Inspectors must possess valid Offshore Survival/Medical and be IRATA certified. Applicants that are also LGI inspectors with LEEA qualification are welcome to apply.
Applicants not living in Dubai will be required to work a 6-2 week rotation. Must be required to work/travel throughout the MENA region as required. We would also welcome applications for personnel with Inspections co-ordination/operations experience.

Applications will be treated with strict confidentiality and should be addressed to in the first instance.
JOB Derrick Builders & Supervisors
Due to continued growth we are recruiting additional personnel for a variety of on-going derrick related projects Worldwide. Suitable candidates must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working on derricks and should ideally have a recognised rigging qualification and/or trade background. IRATA certification is also required.

You must be willing to travel Worldwide for long, (4-6 weeks) and short durations. You must also be willing to undergo additional internal or external training that may be required.
In the first instance please submit your CV to:

CONTACTNicky Rankin
JOB DSL Requires Mechanical Engineers
DSL requires Mechanical Engineers to undertake inspection of drilling related equipment as part of rig audit/acceptance requirements at overseas locations.

Review of all rig equipment certification and inspection of all critical safety elements of the equipment that could be expected to cause operational downtime when a mechanical failure occurs.


  • Mast and Sub-structure
  • Top Drive Systems Hoisting Equipment
  • Rig Floor and Derrick
  • Mud system
  • Well Control Equipment
  • BOP control System
  • BOP Stack
  • Power Plant
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Safety Systems and Equipment
  • Maintenance System
  • Spare Parts


Analysis of equipment condition and standards of maintenance, in accordance with API Standards and Equipment Manufacturer's Specifications and Recommendations

Opening of all major items of equipment for internal inspection as requested, for the purpose of a detailed examination of gear teeth, bearings, chains and ancillary parts for excessive wear, damage, cracks and other defects and for the measurements of clearances
Perform function testing, pressure testing, load testing and insulation resistance checks for all critical equipment on the drilling unit, as applicable

Conduct check on and ensure correct installation and working condition of safety devices for accident prevention and avoidance of equipment failures

Check availability of HSE standards and procedures related to safe operation of drilling and work-over rigs and safety of personnel and protection of environment

The efficiency and effectiveness of the Rig Preventive Maintenance Systems

Compilation of comprehensive reports and certification of compliance attesting that all inspection and repair/modification work has been satisfactorily completed in accordance with controlling codes and standards.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience, Knowledge of Equipment, Industry Standards and Specifications

JOB Inspections Personnel
DSL are currently seeking personnel experienced in any of the following types of inspections:

  • API Land Rig Inspections
  • API Derrick Inspections
  • DROPS Inspections
  • Guide Rail / Crown Alignment Surveys
  • Lifting Gear Inspections
  • NDT Inspections

Please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to:

DSL require all levels of Rope Access Platters and Welders. Welders must be 6G Stick qualified. All candidates must have at least two years offshore experience and have all the necessary certification for working in the southern sector i.e. Survival, UKOOA, CA-EBS, MIST, S-SCAPE, DONUT etc.