DSL is currently interested in receiving CV's from the following :-
DATE 29th March 2017
We are seeking a Project Accountant who will take full responsibility for involvement in and controlling and monitoring the progress of a major project. The individual will act as liaison between the Finance and Project Management team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified, CIMA or ACCA and will have excellent system skills in particular Excel. We expect the individual to be an excellent communicator who can work to strict deadlines and has strong organisational skills. A problem solver who can work independently as well as in a team are also requirements we are looking for.


  • Liaise with Project Management team and in particular Planning/Cost Engineer.
  • Effectively communicate with Project Managers regarding contract documents, change orders and other contract modifications, approvals and any additional services related to billing.
  • Maintain project related records, including contracts and change orders.
  • Authorise the transfer of expenses into and out of project related accounts.
  • Review and approve supplier invoices and time sheets related to the project.
  • Investigate project variances and submit variance reports to Senior Management.
  • Report on project profitability to Management and advise on any opportunities for additional billings.
  • Create or approve all project related billings to customers and investigate all project expenses not billed to customers.
  • Respond to requests for more detail from customers.
  • Approve the write off of any project related billings that cannot be billed to or collected from customers.
  • Prepare and monitor project cash flow.
  • Provide financial reports to management, around weekly flash reports, expense reports, spend reports, and supplier payment reports.
  • Provide Project Accounting support to the Project Management team and Finance department.
  • Liaise with Finance Manager in preparation of Management Accounts.

Several years experience in a similar role preferably in the Offshore sector.

Fully qualified CIMA, ACCA
Excellent system skills and in particular Excel.

Excellent communicator
Ability to work well with others
Can work within strict deadlines and respond to changes in priorities.
Strong organisational skills.
Ability to work independently and see projects through to completions
Problem solving skills and analysis.

Candidates with the relevant skills and qualifications should send their CVs to stating the role you are applying for. Please note, if you have not been notified within 4 weeks of applying your application has been unsuccessful.

DATE 24th March 2017
Due to current growth of the company and projected growth, especially with regard to the Offshore Construction and Decommissioning markets, DSL wishes 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 ideally be resident in the UK and must have a proven and successful track record in a similar position within the oil and gas industry especially with regard to the UK/European market.
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 Workshop Supervisor – Great Yarmouth
DATE 10th March 2017
We are recruiting a Supervisor for our fabrication workshop in our Great Yarmouth facility.

Duties will include resourcing and supervising workshop personnel, attaining maximum productivity in line with project requirements and within given timescales. Issuing contract drawings, instructions and procedures and ensuring all workshop personnel comply with production work procedures in line with QA, Health and Safety and Client requirements.

Suitable applicants should have experience of manufacturing processes and previous supervisory experience preferably gained within the Oil and Gas Industry. They must be able to work under pressure, have a flexible attitude to working hours and possess good communication skills.


  • Ensure the provision of adequate resources to maintain an effectual planning and equipment maintenance programme
  • Control manpower numbers.
  • Organise workshop personnel to the best advantage as per project requirements.
  • Establish work priorities and issue relevant drawings, instructions and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Engineering Department and Procurement Department.
  • Ensure maximum productivity to meet project requirements.
  • Provide progress reports on the status of projects.
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards within the Company’s fabrication facilities.
  • Authorise timesheets.
  • Manage and input annual leave requests.
  • Ensure that all workshop personnel work to and understand DSL’s QA and Safety Management system.
  • Ensure the business operates to the highest level of HSE standards and ensure safety compliance as per the Company’s HSE Manual 000
  • Section 4.
  • Train, instruct and assess personnel for NVQ in various competence skills and industry related qualifications.

Three years previous experience of manufacturing processes preferably within the Oil & Gas Industry

Fabrication Trade Qualification
Abrasive Wheels
Manual Handling

Good communication skills at all levels.
Be able to work under pressure.
Flexible attitude towards working hours
Be able to understand Method Statements.
Good supervisory skills
TEL01493 669 141
JOB Planning Engineer – Great Yarmouth
DATE 10th February 2017
We are seeking a Planning Engineer to provide a full planning and development analysis of onshore and offshore activities.


  • Ensure plans are tracked and reported and highlight any concerns and provide solutions.
  • Be pro-active in all matters relating to Cost, Planning and Risk Analysis.
  • Maintain all plans in readiness for weekly/monthly reporting.
  • Ensure that all interfaces are identified, agreed and reviewed on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure that all short term critical tasks are reviewed on a weekly basis.
  • Gain knowledge and awareness of project and corporate contract and finance procedures.
  • Initiate and promote the discipline of cost/planning with other engineering/ operations departments.
  • Prepare strategic plans to ensure that the planning tools are capable of meeting business needs.


Must have a several years experience in the oil & gas industry within planning & project controls.
Experience working directly and indirectly for a major oil company
Ability to create/update planning estimating/control methods and procedures to reflect the latest engineering and project execution philosophies.
Familiar with the requirements and structure of Integrated Planning
Experience in preparing and executing project control procedures
Knowledge of computer based planning tools, e.g. Primavera P6 including Microsoft
suite e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Familiar with the operational aspects of offshore platforms and Drill Rigs.

Formal Engineering Qualification

Commitment and flexible attitude towards Company
Self motivated
Good communication skills
Ability to work without supervision

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.