DSL is currently interested in receiving CV's from the following :-
JOB Regional Sales Manager – Sharjah UAE
DATE 26th July 2016
DSL has a position for a Regional Sales Manager to take overall responsibility for the sales, marketing and business development activities for our products and services for the MENA region, based from our rig up/fabrication facility in Hamriyah.

The role will involve developing and managing a sales resource throughout the region, and will involve regular travel, visiting customers, presentations, attending/exhibiting at trade conferences and exhibitions.

The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years proven experience in a Sales Management role which should include the successful management of regional sales resources. Candidates should also be able to demonstrate a proven track record in the upstream sector of the oil and gas industry in the Middle East. Candidates should be conversant with the upstream sector, and be able to demonstrate a knowledge/background associated with of rig upgrade/refurbishment, manufacture, and/or inspection services. We will be pursuing an aggressive growth strategy going forward and therefore the ideal candidate will be an ambitious, self-motivated and a pro-active individual that possesses the drive and determination to succeed and motivate.

Applicants should also be able to demonstrate the ability to interact and build productive relationships with customers, especially within the drilling community and proven experience of the same will be advantageous.
Candidates that do not have the necessary experience in the upstream sector of the MENA Region should not apply.

The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package for the successful candidate.

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

DATE 18th July 2016

We are looking to recruit a Management Accountant to provide high quality financial services and information that leads to improvement in profitability, cash flow and management processes.

  • Produce weekly detailed cash flow reports for the UK and Middle East, together with consolidated schedules.
  • Production of weekly turnover reports together with B/E analysis.
  • Gross profit analysis, investigation and reporting.
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations at both Company and consolidated levels. Investigate and resolve any differences.
  • Involvement in year-end processes.
  • Initially supporting the UK Finance Manager in the preparation of management accounts at individual Company and consolidated levels.
  • Preparation of management accounts for either overseas or UK management accounting entities.
  • Liaison with departments in the provision of relevant information to meet operational needs.
  • Monthly inter-Company reconciliation and eliminations and co-ordination with subsidiary Finance Managers..
  • System development.
  • Any other duties commensurate to role.

Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
Several years experience in a similar role, preferably within the Oil and Gas sector or service related business.
Experience of working in a Group/International environment and with exposure to multi currencies.
Experience of working in a fast, high volume, preferably within the Oil and Gas sector or service related sector.
Strong commercial awareness.
Experience of working with line management and integrating financial matters with operations matters.
Strong attention to detail and highly numerate.

An attractive salary and benefits package are available to the successful candidate. Please note however there is no relocation assistance so local candidates would be preferred.

JOB Inspections Manager – Middle East
DATE 07th July 2016
Due to expansion of our operations in Sharjah we now have a position available for Inspections Manager. The position is responsible for the development and day to day running of our Inspections business in the Middle East which typically involves, rig condition surveys, lifting equipment, PRV, drilling structures and dropped objects Inspections etc. to both onshore and offshore installations.

The ideal applicant must have several years experience as an Inspections Manager or Operations manager in an Inspections type business in the upstream sector of the Industry, ideally in the Middle East. You should be fully conversant with all routine inspections of MODU's etc. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate a strong background in sales/business development and customer relationships associated with Inspections services especially in the MENA region.

DSL strives for integrity an quality in its services to its customers and the ideal applicant will share the same objectives.
The position offers the opportunity to join our ME operation as we embark on expanding the business significantly in the MENA Region, and therefore is ideally suited to an individual that has the drive, ambition and motivation to develop and grow the department and enjoy the benefits of its success.

  • Ensure the day to day running of all aspects of the department are running professionally and smoothly. This will include ensuring that reporting data is compiled and dispatched on time, that personnel/equipment requirements are resourced and organised, and that all relevant training requirements, equipment certification etc. is kept up to the company standards.
  • Ability to develop and administer the growth and development of the Inspections Department obtaining and maintaining various certification and accreditation to Industry bodies.
  • Liaison with customers regarding issues ranging from sales enquiries, progress, close out etc.
  • Providing assistance to management in the development of tender/bid packages
  • Ensuring services comply with specified quality standards and company's commercial and contractual obligations
  • Maintaining, training and recruiting workforce and that discipline in accordance with company employment procedures and in observance of applicable statutory regulations is maintained.

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.