Drilling & Prospecting Int. Ltd. have regular vacancies available and ad hoc positions that will be listed below as they arise.  Currently these fall into the following categories:

  • Vacancies for Experienced Diamond Drillers.  Applications can be submitted at any time.
  • Vacancies for Experienced Mechanics.  Applications can be submitted at any time.

Candidates are preferred from the East African Community due to Kenyan Work Permit Restrictions. Other nationalities may be accepted, but reductions may be made for any Work Permit Costs.

  • Apprenticeship for young people looking to undertake a 2 year Training Programme, starting off as a Site Based Rig Hand, learning about Percussion Drilling, Augering and Diamond Coring. The objective of the scheme is to produce a Junior Driller at the end of the 2 year training period.  This position offers fully paid employment and CV’s should be sent to DPI between May – August of every year.

This scheme requires the following criteria:  Applicant must be a Kenyan National, have a KSCE Certificate with an average grade C or above 
(or equivalent qualifications).  Applicants will spend considerable time on project sites in various parts of Eastern Africa, and must be willing to travel extensively.


This scheme is only run once a year and only two applicants will be considered.

DPI is a Multi-Cultural Employer and Applications will be accepted from all Backgrounds.                                                     All CV’s should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.