Maintenance Roustabout

Historically a roustabout was known to work as a laborer either in a circus or a carnival traveling with them from state to state. As the oil industry grew, the role of a roustabout changed and became equated with working on an oil rig. In the oil industry the job of a roustabout/ maintenance roustabout is an entry level job. The job is considered the lowest ranking position on an oil rig. The pay for this position is very good for an entry level position. Most positions pay around $40,000 to $60,000 per year. The position of a roustabout is the best way to get a foot in the door when it comes to entry level positions in the oil industry. These jobs don't require a specific degree or experience. Usually roustabouts don't remain on a job for long. However, if they do, advancement to the job of roughneck is possible. The job of a roughneck entails having more job experience and responsibilities. As a roustabout, everything that is learned on the job is through hands-on experience, there is no formal training. The job of a maintenance roustabout is a very important job in requires that a candidate is in good physical condition; physicals are given before hiring. Other job requirements are a valid driver's license; knowledge of the Workplace Hazardous Information Systems; first aid training and knowledge of Hydrogen Sulfide Safety. The job also includes spending the majority of a shift on foot and working shifts anywhere from one to four weeks - time off equals time worked. In addition, a maintenance roustabout stays and works near the rig or aboard. The work can be perilous at times due to a hostile environment or challenging weather conditions. A maintenance roustabout can work on an oil rig that is located either onshore or offshore. A maintenance roustabout generally works to keep the rig deck clean and works on oil general rig maintenance. On a rig the maintenance roustabout has a team leader - the maintenance foreman. The teams of roustabouts on an oil rig are very important to the necessary continual operation of an oil rig.

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Abhijit khairnar said:

Respected sir, My name is abhhjit khairnar.am from pune,india.i completed 12th science as well as STCW-95, H.U.E.T. Roustabout induction training course.i am intersted in offshore filed.i want job in offshore field as roustabout.i am good physical person also hard working person.there is any recruitment for roustabout job.please contact me. I hope kindly co-operate my repuest. Email id- abhijit.khrnr@gmail.com Contact number- +919272134404

micheal raj said:

Respected sir, My name is micheal raj.am from tamilnadu,india.i completed b.sc science graduate .i am intersted in offshore filed.i want job in offshore field as roustabout.i am good physical person also hard working person.there is any recruitment for roustabout job.please contact me. I hope kindly co-operate my repuest. Email id- michealraj88@gmail.com Contact number- +919486624235

Claren Rebello said:

Hello Sir, My name is Claren Rebello from mumbai,india completed my graduation in 2008 and recently completed the STCW & H.U.E.T.I am interested in joining the Riggs as a Roustabout,i am well built & hardworking.If there are any recruitments please do inform me. Email id - claren_r@yahoo.com Contact number- +919820934415. Waiting in acticipation for your reply. Thank You.

micheal said:

micheal raj said: Respected sir, My name is micheal raj.am from tamilnadu,india.i completed b.sc science graduate .i am intersted in offshore filed.i want job in offshore field as roustabout.i am good physical person also hard working person.there is any recruitment for roustabout job.please contact me. I hope kindly co-operate my repuest. Email id- michealraj88@gmail.com Contact number- +919486624235

Ryan Rodgers said:

Hello Sir, My name is Ryan Rodgers from chennai,india completed my graduation and recently completed the basic fire fighting courses am interested in joining the Riggs as a Roustabout,i am hardworking.If there are any recruitments please do inform me. Email id - ryanrocks_10@yahoo.co.in Contact number- +919884504063. Waiting in acticipation for your reply. Thank You.

Antony Jegan Jaisanth. W said:

Respected sir, My name is Antony Jegan Jaisanth.am from tamilnadu,india.i completed Motor Mechanical graduate . I have 7 years experience for Roustabout.I am intersted in offshore filed.i want job in offshore field as roustabout.i am good physical person also hard working person.there is any recruitment for roustabout job.please contact me. I hope kindly co-operate my repuest. Email id- jaisanth@gmail.com Contact number- +91-9962972712

Philmore said:

I was wondering how to go about getting a roughneck license? Please direct me to info on getting one in the New York State area.

Taseef said:

Sir, i am mechanical engineer with five years of experience in cement and construction equipments, but i wanna change my job and work in oil ring. Please tell me how can i make it on entry level.

Scott Roberts said:

Dear sir, Madame. Hello, my name is scott Roberts. I am a young 38 years of age. I live in Perth Scotland. I am currently employed as a driver after being made redundant as a Fisheries Board Water Bailiff which i done for 10 years. My duties included patrolling & policing the North Sea & river Tay catchment area, patrolling sea in 5metre RIB, boarding vessels to make sure fishing was legal. I had the powers of caution, charge & arrest. I lost my job due to a decrease in poaching activities. Prior to being a Bailiff i worked for a Perth based construction company as a labourer for the bricklayers & joiners which i also enjoyed. I am looking to find work as a roustabout/roughneck (or any other position you think would be suitable for me). I believe i would be an ideal candidate as i am extremely hard working, reliable, honest, a good time keeper with good practical hand skills, i am also a good team player with good commucation skills & have a great personality. I am really keen to learn new skills & to progress in my career in the offshore industry should the opportunity arise. I thank you very much for taking time to read this & hope you consider me for a position with your company. my email-- spud1972@btinternet.com Phone contact-- Home-01738451974. Mobile-07843096520

Scott Roberts said:

PS. I hve sat my BOSIET & MIST Training course & have my offshore Medical.

Fili said:

Dear Sir,I'm a 38 year old from Fiji.I have a trade cert. in Electronics and also did a industrial automation.I have been working for a Raw sugar factory and 8 years in the Dairy Factory.I'm really interested in joining the offshore oil rig as entry level job.I love to learn and always upto a challenge whatever the situation.I get along well with others,whilts also working effeciently on my own. Iam looking forward to your favourable reply.You can always contact me on my Email:fbaleitavea11@gmail.com.Mobile no.00679 9932730.Thank you.

joseph reweti said:

to whom this may concern,i am 27 years of age and of new zealand descent i have no qualifications in regards to the job as a roustabout but find myself to be reliable,honest,hardworking a team player and able to complete task that have been given over the past 11 years i have spent 8 working as a cellarhand for matua valley wines(nz)almost 2 painting and fairing super yaughts for excel marine coatings(perth)1 and still working for tigerturf australia(melbourne)thank you very much for reading this if you would like me my email is joeyrew@hotmail.com

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Sangeeth said:

Sir, I have recently completed my B.tech in mechanical engineering and basic Offshore Safety & Emergency Training (STCW95) and now wish to pursue a career within the Oil Industry. Ideally I would like to gain employment within my trade as an engineer, however I am willing to start at the bottom and work my way up within your organization. I am therefore looking for a job as a Roustabout.

Sangeeth said:

Sir, I have recently completed my B.tech in mechanical engineering and basic Offshore Safety & Emergency Training (STCW95) and now wish to pursue a career within the Oil Industry. Ideally I would like to gain employment within my trade as an engineer, however I am willing to start at the bottom and work my way up within your organization. I am therefore looking for a job as a Roustabout. +919388223222. sangeeths333@gmail.com

francis said:

Hi my name is francis, I dont have any experience in oil industry but I have worked in the contruction industry in kenya.I am 30 years old heavily build and hardy. I really need a job regardless of how many years it will take to train me.My phone number is +249955475356/email fmmukula@gmail.com.Am ready please take me.Thanks

Marek Daniel said:

Hello,my name is Marek,i am originaly from Slovakia but live on Ireland since 2005,last 5 years worked as a truck driver and i have,very serious interesting aboute job on offshore or marino(1999-2000 -air base 4990 Kuchyna,Slovakia),i am very responsible,hard working,organization,team player,competent to innovate and learn new things and work on my career and be at full steam,so i have no previous experience on offshore but i spend few weeks on internet and i am sure that i am applicable for the roustaboute/welder/drill job,because i am very dextrous and very quick to learn.So if am i able to apply for job on offshore or marino please contact me on phone number:+35385 7878826,+421948 535 979 or email chadko@azet.sk ,thanks very much.

Roeloff delport said:

Hi sir I am from cape town south africa and are looking for a offshore job as a roustabout i am willing to learn from u and i have got a wide range of experience i have done a first aid,fire and safety and got a diploma also attended school, i know that i will be an asset for your company im a hard worker and wil walk the extra mile for my work.my contact details is +27725906914 email.roeloffdelport@gmail.com cv can send to u thank u

George Guenther said:

Hello Sir, I am a 32 year old Canadian with high mechanical aptitude and hold journeyman status as both a goldsmith and blacksmith. I am interested in an entry level position as a mechanical roustabout. I have excellent interpersonal skills,great work ethic and learn new skills and training quickly. If you are interested in hiring me for a suitable position I can be reached at (807)251-3898 or emailed at villagesmith@hotmail.com

Gary Inman said:

Hello Sir/Madam i have been in the britich forces and understand the importance and communications, being a team player and fiting into different enviroments. I have been working on the Railway in a Electrical and mechanical capacity. fault finding and maintaning the rail infrastructure. I am looking to get on the rigs as a rousterbout. If you have any vacacies please email inmansx4@sky.com 0r call UK 01206 851332 0r 07515 628213

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