DSL is currently interested in receiving CV's from the following :-
JOB Trainee HSE Advisor – Great Yarmouth
DATE 17th November 2017
Trainee HSE Advisor – Great Yarmouth
We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with a keen interest in Health and Safety who wishes to pursue a career within this field and within the Oil and Gas industry.

Applicants must be educated to A Level or equivalent and possess excellent administrative and communication skills and have experience in using Microsoft packages including power point.

The successful candidate will assist the HSE Manager in a variety of tasks and will study for the City and Guilds NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Health and Safety within the first year of employment.

  • To assist the HSE Manager as directed with HSE matters.
  • To promote good HSE practice at all times.
  • To assist with HSE work site inspections and audits.
  • To assist with the investigation and documentation of HSE accidents, incidents, near miss scenarios.
  • To assist with the preparation of job specific “Work Risk Assessments”.
  • To assist with the communication of all HSE matters such as DROPS, COSHH, HAVS and the Safety Champion program as instructed.
  • To participate and assist with Safety Tool Box Talks.
  • To seek assistance where required from the HSE manager, and other DSL Management as required.

  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • A structured and organised individual with a willingness to learn on the job under instruction
  • As the role will require frequent site visits and some climbing of stairs and access egress routes, the individual will need to be fit and active.
  • The ability to work unsupervised at times.

If you are interested in this position please forward your CV together with a covering letter, stating why you are interested in this role to

JOB Marketing Executive, Great Yarmouth – Part Time
DATE 15th November 2017
We are looking to recruit an experienced individual with enthusiasm and drive to provide a variety of marketing initiatives, ideally working 3 days or 24 hours per week to support the business. Key tasks will include the development and management of the Company’s social media strategy; developing an advertising marketing strategy and negotiation of advertising space; design/compose sales literature and associated materials; management and ongoing evaluation of internet advertising and planning and preparation of conferences and exhibitions.

The ideal candidate will have extensive marketing experience ideally in the Oil and Gas industry and a Marketing qualification.
If you have the relevant experience and qualfication please send your CV to

DATE 15th November 2017
Due to continued growth of the company and projected growth, especially with regard to the Offshore Construction/Brownfield and Decommissioning sectors, DSL intends to appoint a Sales and Marketing Director to take overall responsibility for the sales, marketing and business development activities of the Company, to be based either in Great Yarmouth or Aberdeen.

This position is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and self-motivated professional to make a key contribution to the continued growth and success of the business.

Candidates for this position should be able to demonstrate a successful track record with regard to the UK/European market for the Construction/Brownfield and Decommissioning sectors, applicants without this background will not be considered.
The company offers an attractive package for this position, along with a comprehensive range of benefits.

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and should be forwarded to

JOB Business Development & Inspections Manager – Middle East
DATE 13th November 2017

Due to continued growth in our inspections services we now have a position available for Business Development & Inspections Manager in our UAE operation. The position is responsible for the continued development of our inspections services, business development activities, and the development and day to day running of the associated department. Our Inspections services typically includes rig condition surveys, drilling structures inspection and dropped objects Inspections, supply of bespoke software etc. to both onshore and offshore installations.

The ideal applicant must have a minimum of 5 years experience as an Inspections Manager or Operations manager in an Inspections type business in the upstream sector of the Industry in the ME or Asia.

Candidates will also be required to demonstrate a strong background in business development associated with inspections services, as well as being able to work with the minimum of supervision.

You should be fully conversant with all routine inspections associated with Drilling Units, MODU's etc. as well as being computer literate.
The position will be based in Hamriyah UAE but regular travel will be a feature of this position both in the MENA Region and Asia.

DSL strives for integrity and quality in its services to its customers and the ideal applicant will share the same objectives as well has having the drive, ambition and motivation to develop and expand our inspections services going forward.

Applicants with the relevant experience should send their CVs to

JOB Drilling Structures Inspectors – Middle East/Asia
DATE 01st November 2017
Drilling Structures Inspectors – Middle East/Asia

We are recruiting additional Drilling Structures Inspectors for our ME and Asia operations on MODU’s and Land Rigs and would like to hear from candidates who have experience of drilling structures inspection to API 4G Cat III/IV, Dropped Object Surveys, and/or drilling structures repair/manufacture.

Candidates should have a good command of the English language both written and verbal, be computer literate and able to work in an unsupervised environment in a variety of locations. A rope access qualification and NDT qualifications would be advantageous.
The positions have long term possibilities and further training/qualification will be provided to successful candidates.

In the first instance please submit a detailed CV and applicable certification/qualifications to

JOB Platers, Pipefitters and Coded Welders
DATE 20th July 2017
We have vacancies for time served Platers, Pipefitters and Coded Welders in our Fabrication Workshop in Great Yarmouth. £15.00 per hour plus overtime available.

Please send your CV to

DATE 14th June 2017

Responsible for developing and managing the Inspections Department and increase growth through BD activities in this aspect of the business.
Oversee the introduction of new inspections and associated surveys into the business, both in the UK and Overseas.


  • Oversee the day to day activities of the department and ensuring that the business is properly resourced for its order book
  • Development & launch of additional inspections services to the market
  • Preparation and submission of inspection quotations in accordance with client technical and commercial requirements.
  • Support marketing activities for the Inspections services
  • Undertake BD activities for the growth of the inspection revenue streams
  • Visit DSL overseas operations to support ongoing or new business accounts.
  • Identify training courses and training/competency requirements to ensure personnel are adequately and suitably qualified to perform required tasks.
  • Ensure that all site inspection activities are performed safely and in accordance with company procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Maintain contacts, scheduling of visits, and general promotion of company/customer relationship with a general awareness of current/future activities.
  • Educate and qualify company inspection personnel in order to offer a comprehensive and qualified service.
  • Liaise and support overseas subsidiaries with inspection contracts and tenders


5 years Managerial experience within oil and gas related manufacturing and offshore services industry and at least another 5 years’ experience an engineer/technician and/or sales role associated with inspections services.

Demonstrate commitment to working safely in compliance with company operating procedures, safety policies and legislation.
Excellent leadership, communication and teambuilding skills.
Self-motivated individual able to work with minimum of supervision
A flexible approach to working additional hours outside of main terms of employment.

Experience of inspection and/or CRM software
Strong BD/Sales background associated with inspections business in the Industry
Knowledge of offshore and onshore petrochemical industry.
Detailed experience of rig condition surveys, Drops Surveys etc.

DATE 01st November 2016

DSL MENA FZE are seeking and would welcome resumes from;

Qualified and experienced inspection personnel required for various inspection contracts throughout the MENA region;

  • LEEA qualified LGI Inspectors.
  • Offshore Crane Inspectors.
  • Rope Access (all levels) / NDT Inspectors
, qualified in at least 2 disciplines (ASNT or PCN), who also have a track record of API Derrick Inspections and/or DROPS Surveys.

A minimum of 5 years’ experience working on offshore and or land rigs is required to apply for the above positions. Robust and sound understanding of API and industry standards, electronic report writing and compilation is essential.

Please do not apply if you do not have these qualifications.

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.