Jobs In Oil Companies
The oil and gas sector has huge opportunities for professionals.
The nature of jobs would be dependent on the sub sector of the oil companies. For example there are oil rigs, oil consultancies, oil refineries etc.
Some of the positions are listed as below:
Administration - office administrator, project administrator, recruitment administrator, materials administrator, receptionists.
Drilling - driller, drilling engineer, tool pusher, drilling foreman, mud engineer.
Engineering - petroleum, field production, drilling and reservoir engineering.
Environmental - hydrologist, ecologist, toxicologist, geo chemist, environmental engineer.
Geological science - geophysical specialist, petro physicist, seismic interpreter.
Healthy and safety - service rig supervisor, safety specialist, doctor and paramedic.
Communication and analysis - human resource manager, radio operator, business analyst, financial analyst, research analyst.
Logistics - logistics manager, material manager, logistics coordinator, project and logistics manager, pipeline manager and logistics specialists.
Maritime - barge master, barge engineer, marine cargo, diver, ROV pilot.
Science - chemist, biologist, metallurgist, assistant needed in chemical laboratory, oil field chemist.
Trade jobs - mechanic, electrician, plumber, welder, and pipe filter.
Other jobs - crane operator, camp boss, deck officer, helicopter pilot, fork lift driver, shift supervisor and land man.
Roustabouts: this is the basic level of rig job which is available. Many candidates hate this job because it's the job where candidate might have to clean the deck and make it shine. But the most important aspect of this job is that candidates are at least getting the rig job experience and this will help them in future. Getting an experience of an oil rig job is much more important than thinking about the designation of the job.
Rig welders - this job is about the welding work required in the rig and due to this position only a rig can stay in one piece. It is certainly the most important job on the rig and without a rig welder the rig can't stay fit. The job requirement is not so high but the applicant must have knowledge regarding welding as this is the only thing a welder must know.
Roughnecks - it can also be said that roughneck if the glue which keeps all the rig jobs intact to each other as this job requires to see that all the machines including the driller is accurately fitted or not and other parts on the rig are working properly or not.
Looking at the leaps and bounds by which the sector is growing day by day, there seems to be no dearth of any opportunities for a long long time to come.
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