Current Vacancies

DSL is currently interested in receiving CV’s from the following :-

Offshore Construction Manager

Offshore Construction Manager

We are looking to recruit an Offshore Construction Manager to represent DSL and oversee the direction of a multi-discipline project team to deliver construction execution related activities. The individual will liaise with the offshore client representative and operations OIM to ensure client specifications and requirements are met, reviewing progress and liaising with the onshore support team to monitor costs and identify variations to base scope.

The ideal candidate will have a proven background in managing Oil and Gas construction projects and personnel together with a robust understanding of Electrical, Instrumentation, Piping and Mechanical construction activities and terminology within an EPC Project environment, ideally within the Oil and Gas Industry.

• To manage the execution of all Construction based activities.

• Ensure supervisory personnel conduct competency based assessments of offshore personnel, adhering to Company procedures.
• Overall responsibility for DSL construction and completions activities, with respect to safety, welfare, quality, delivery and working methods and practices.
• To motivate the workforce, lead by example and fulfill duties as Company represenative for DSL.
• To lead in the communication of all safety related issues.
• To actively participate as an integrated member of the Construction Team.
• To seek and promote best practice within the DSL Project.
• To be fully familiar with DSL project procedures, processes and practices related to his duties.
• Responsible for ensuring safe project delivery offshore, providing positive safety leadership and promoting a positive safety culture within the team.
• To ensure the consistent distribution of all safety related information to all team members.
• Oversee and actively engage in overall safety performance and welfare of workforce.

• To implement the Company’s HSE and Quality management system and ensure that all safety legislation and procedures are enforced and followed.
• To ensure incident/accident investigation process is carried out in a timely manner.
• To manage change & cost control, liaison with DSL project controls staff to ensure MoC requirements is captured
• Ensure all construction mechanical completion activities are completed and signed off in line with CWP requirements.
• Awareness of legislative requirements relating to Project Scopes.
• 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.

• A proven background in managing Oil and Gas construction projects and personnel
• A robust understanding of Electrical, Instrumentation, Piping and Mechanical construction activities & terminology within an EPC Project environment, ideally with 10 years’ experience within the Oil & Gas industry.

• BTEC Engineering or equivalent or Qualified by Experience
• Current Offshore certification

• Work under pressure, excellent leadership qualities, flexibility.
• Possess good communication skills at all levels.
• Confident attitude and able to communicate at all levels with management, clients, sub-contractors and colleagues, through face to face, telephone as well as written methods.


Report Writer/Business Analyst , Great Yarmouth – Contract

We are looking to recruit an experienced individual with enthusiasm and drive to develop a number of Dashboard reports using the latest Microsoft Technologies. Key tasks will include the development of a suite of reports using Microsoft Power BI from Microsoft SQL databases, automating data jobs and population of cloud data.

The ideal candidate will have extensive Microsoft report writing experience ideally using Power BI or (SSRS) in the Oil and Gas industry and a MCSA qualification.

Further details can be found on the Company website

If you have the necessary skills and qualifications please send your CV to

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Skills Needed

Previous experience using Power Bi
Excellent MS SQL query and stored procedure writing skills.
Proven track record of delivering on time.

Advantages skills

SQL stored procedure tuning. web development.



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




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.



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.


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 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


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:

Telephone: 01493669141

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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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.

Telephone: 01493 669 141

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DSL is an international company with offices around the globe. Please see the map or the list below to find your nearest office

Head Office

Falcongate House
Faraday Road
Harfreys Industrial Estate,
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk, NR31 0NF
Tel: +44 (0) 1493 669141
Fax: +44 (0) 1493 668409


9 Abbotswell Road
AB12 3AD
Tel: +44 (0) 1224 898571
Fax: +44 (0) 1224 872322


Derrick Services (DSL)
Suite 850, 11490 Westheimer
Texas 77077
Tel: 832 998 8220
Fax: 713 783 0067


PT. Derrick Services Indonesia
Graha Kapital 2,
3rd Floor
JL. Kemang I No.7
Jakarta Selatan 12730
Tel: +62 21 7199516
Fax: +62 21 7198610

Dubai, UAE

Derrick Services MENA FZE
Plot HD-17, PO Box 49945
Tel: +971 (0) 06 504 9888
Fax: +971 (0) 06 562 1417


28/959C First Floor
Shreyas, Cheruparambath Road
Kadavanthara, Cochin 682020
Kerala, India
Tel: +91 484 4061000
Fax: +91 484 4060363