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Companies currently hiring for roustabout jobs:
Parker Drilling. http://www.parkerdrilling.com/employment/employment.html Check the website for new postings.Roustabout Location: USA - Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Job Code: 28 # of openings: See site.
Roustabout JOB Description
A Roustabout handles the equipment and supplies that are sent to the rig. Also assists in general work around the rig.
ROUSTABOUT'S ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
-- Unloads equipment – ensures slings are in good working order and checks shackles to ensure they are tight and stay out of a pinch point / use tag lines on loads.
-- Cleans the generator, store, and pump rooms, the pipe rack, key way, railways, stairways, and walkways.
-- Chips paint and buffs it, occasionally relieves the roughneck on the floor, puts pipe on catwalks -- V-door (lay down pipe), greases the crane, assists the service hands in rigging up tools, and performs daily inspection of BOP equipment.
-- Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from boats during rough or calm seas, monitors trash compactor, and works in pump room.
-- Fuels the rig, monitors hole fill-ups while pulling out of hole, lining up trip tank, measures pipe, and ensures all safety and riding belts to make sure they are in good condition.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
-- Must possess the training and experience necessary to perform the functions of the job as shown above.
Prefer a High School diploma or equivalent.
* Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed at any time at the discretion of your manager, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.
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