DSL is currently interested in receiving CV's from the following :-
DATE 08th April 2014

• Recruitment of personnel in relation to field/project requirements
• Make travel arrangements for offshore and overseas mobilisations and de-mobilisations for company personnel, to include booking flights, hire cars, taxis and hotels.
• Create and maintain personnel data base and personnel files including database for all new field base starters.
• Ensure that all required certification, passport, induction forms etc have been obtained before filing.
• Arrange/co-ordinate inductions for new personnel
• Provide cover on the out of hours call out rota for personnel logistics.
• Liaise with Materials Department to ensure appropriate PPE is available and maintain log.
• Collate information regarding visa applications for personnel travelling abroad. Manage and maintain excel spreadsheet and records.
• Ensure all offshore personnel files, hard and soft copies are maintained with current certificates/qualifications
• Book medicals and survivals for personnel as and when required
• Maintain and update training matrix for field staff personnel.
• .Maintain training certificates and log on necessary paperwork and database for offshore personnel.
• Support the department with any general administrative requirements.

DATE 04th April 2014
Due to the continued growth of the business we have now created the position of Offshore Services Manager at our Great Yarmouth facility.

This position assumes responsibility for the management of the day to day activities of the personnel and associated resources for our field staff both offshore and onshore in the UK and overseas locations.

Responsibilities include ensuring that projects/contracts are adequately resourced, liaising with the Project Management department and customers with regard to their ongoing requirements and with field supervisors.

Other responsibilities will typically include ensuring project documentation is prepared to support onsite project activities, managing the recruitment and allocation of field personnel.
This is a demanding position in which priorities can change daily; therefore applicants should possess the ability to manage such fluctuations as well as the pressure that such changes can create.

Suitable candidates will need to possess very strong man management skills, good communication skills at all levels, a proven background in a similar role of managing
Oil & Gas industry field staff personnel/projects and have considerable years’ upstream experience.

The position offers an attractive salary package and a range of benefits for the ideal candidate.

Applications should be submitted via email to
DATE 19th March 2014
DSL delivers industry accredited training programs from its Great Yarmouth operation. Our academy has developed ground breaking training/accreditations in the past and we have aspirations to continue this going forward for both our UK and Worldwide operations, and therefore invite applications from suitably qualified/experienced candidates for the position of Group Training Manager.

The training department has an important role to play in the further development and growth of the group Worldwide and therefore offers the successful candidate the opportunity to a key position in the future development of the business.

This position involves both the day to day running of the department and support of our overseas subsidiaries, but also driving the development and accreditation of new courses and qualifications for both internal and external training.

The ideal candidate will have several years experience as a Training Manager with experience of course development and implementation, employee assessment and management of a similar department/organisation, QCF NVQ systems, as well as budgeting and liaison with certifying bodies.

Due to the nature of our business a background in construction/engineering related businesses would be advantageous.

• Day to day management of the Training Academy.
• Ongoing support of the group subsidiaries with regard to training needs, which will involve periodical visits to global subsidiaries.
• Recruitment of training academy resources.
• Ensure relevant DSL personnel are trained and qualified to undertake training, instruction and assessing of various DSL and client personnel to NVQ standard.
• Develop and co-ordinate training plan for existing personnel to undertake training in DSL accredited courses within a structured timeframe.
• Develop and implement further in-house courses specific to our services for internal and external training.
• Manage and maintain the competency management system.
• Ongoing reviews of employee assessment and development needs.
• Source external training requirements to supplement in-house training.
• Ensure the Company’s training accreditations are sustained and further developed.
• Responsible for budget forecasting and budget controls of the Training Academy.
• Develop training strategy and competency assessment for potential new starts.
• Sales and marketing support of the Training Academy.
• Presentations to Customers of DSL training courses and accreditations.
• Any other duties commensurate to the role

DATE 19th March 2014
We have a vacancy for a Training Instructor/Assessor with a background in rigging/lifting and/or construction related activities for our training academy. The position involves teaching/implementing our existing in-house accredited training courses coupled with competence assessment for personnel in the UK and overseas.

Candidates will need to have considerable recent training experience, and be a qualified Assessor, QCF Level 3 in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment or NQF
- A1, A2. Experience of the Oil and Gas Industry and LEEA would be advantageous as would a verifier’s qualification IQA or NQF - V1.

• Provide training to DSL Group employees and clients’ personnel in the UK and at worldwide locations offshore and on site.
• Provide competency assessment to DSL Group employees and clients’ personnel in the UK and at worldwide locations offshore and on site.
• Development and administration of training programs.
• Contributing to the development of Standards of Competence.
• Determining the candidates’ readiness for assessment.
• Judging the candidates performance against set performance criteria.
• Recording assessment results and related information.
• Completing the records required to evidence attainment of specified standards of competence.
• Development and maintenance of portfolios of evidence.
• Participating as necessary in the candidate’s right of appeal.
• Any other duties for which you are competent to deliver, as the Company may require.

JOB Derrick Builders & Supervisors
DATE 09th January 2014
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 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 Inspections / Survey Manager
DSL, as part of its core business activities, undertakes a variety of Inspections on onshore and offshore Drilling & Production installations Worldwide, including Derrick Inspections, Dropped Object Surveys etc. These services are now being enhanced by specific training and the introduction of dedicated software systems as part of our strategy to grow this element of the business.

Due to continued and increasing demand for these services we now wish to appoint a Manager to develop the department and contribute to the continued growth of these services Worldwide through our overseas operations.

The ideal candidate should have held a similar position within the Industry for at least 3 years, preferably experienced in the Upstream sector of the Industry and should be able to demonstrate a reasonable level of business acumen and operational skills. The ability to communicate effectively with both customers and staff is essential as is the ability to organise and run a significant size department/operation. The location of this position is ideally at our Great Yarmouth office although we are willing to consider this being an Aberdeen based position.
This position offers the opportunity to develop and grow an important element of the business, as well as an attractive salary and various benefits.

All applications will be treated with strict confidentiality and should be addressed to in the first instance.

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.
Due to the continued growth of the business we have now created the position of Operations Manager at our Great Yarmouth facility.

The position assumes the day to day responsibility of several departments within the UK organisation including engineering, project management, procurement, production/workshop and materials/logistics. The position reports to the General Manager.

Candidates should ideally have a solid grounding in an engineering, fabrication and/or offshore construction background with several years' experience in a similar role within the Oil and Gas industry.

The nature of our business within the upstream sector of the Oil and Gas Industry dictates that project priorities can be subject to change at short notice. Therefore applicants should be flexible in their approach and be able to react quickly to changing deadlines.
The position offers an attractive salary and associated benefits

Please note overseas candidates should be aware there is no relocation package available for this role.

Applications should be submitted via e-mail to