Company: RSL Recruitment
Skills: Control Room Operations
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Control Room Operator JLT / VLS

Crane & pipe laying vessel

Location: Dubai

Start: ASAP

Duration: 6 month contract (renewable annually on agreement)

Rotation: 35 on / 35 off

Salary: Negotiable

Working Week: 12 hrs p/day - 7 days p/week

  • school background from Technical Institute (mechanic, maritime nautical school or electrical/electronic Institute)
  • prior experience as J-Lay tower operators, Flexlay tower operators, Laytech, Lay technicians.
  • experience with reeling and umbilical installation are necessary.
  • potentially, VLS experience could also be considered.

On vessels with J-Lay tower, operate the J-Lay tower and all associated equipment, including the Heave compensator, the abandonment/recovery winches and the loading arm
On vessels with VLS systems, operate the VLS and all associated equipment, including carousels and reel hub drives

Under the direction of the 1st Assistant and the Offshore Construction Manager, operate the J-Lay tower and/or the VLS from the control room (or on local consoles where applicable), including operation of all associated equipment, to ensure a safe handling of the product being installed
Within own remit, ensure that the 1st Assistant is kept fully informed of construction status and potential problems, including reporting of any abnormal conditions or lay parameters
Within own remit, report malfunctions and alarms to the mechanical and/or electrical team for verification and intervention as applicable
Ensure the compliance with the standard determinate by  QHSE Policy and safety procedures, in order to perform the activity in a safe manner
Report near misses and incidents to the 1st Assistant
Participate to Tool Box Talks, JSA and Risk Assessments as required
Within own remit, ensure that the Permit-to-work system is correctly adhered to and respected
Ensure that an adequate hand-over is carried out at the end and beginning of each shift
Ensure that a detailed log is kept of the activities carried out from the JLT / VLS control room
Assist the Field engineer in the monitoring of JLT and VLS activities as required
Report to the 1st Assistant


We successfully supply Personnel to many companies, both operators and contractors, involving many different nationalities for projects throughout the world giving us a great insight into the needs and requirements of our clients and candidates.




  • -  Hydrocarbons

  • -  Power

  • -  Infrastructure & Technology

  • -  Minerals & Metals

  • -  Renewable Energy

  • -  Pharmaceutical

  • -  Maritime


Our aim is to provide total support and simplify the recruitment process. Please find listed below a selection of the services RSL can provide:


  • -  Offering employment packages
  • -  Authentication of qualifications
  • -  Reference checks
  • -  Payroll Service
  • -  Medical screening
  • -  Visa processing
  • -  Labour clearances
  • -  Residency permits
  • -  Orientation packages
  • -  Arranging insurances
  • -  Transportation arrangements
  • -  Arranging accommodation
  • -  CV assistance


Quality of service is our most important product and our clients and candidates are our most valued assets.