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Offshore Drilling Rig Jobs

There is something about working offshore that is both scary and adventurous. Probably it's the thought of living in an oil rig surrounded by nothing but responsibility and endless water. But despite that, there are various job kinds that are available with these oil rigs and some of them have to do with drilling. Generally speaking, drilling is a complicated process and it is not offered to the entry level employees.

Retrieval of oil from the sea beneath necessitates drilling. The machineries used are very heavy and it usually takes some trained hands to coordinate the process. But the offshore drilling jobs do not consist only of the actual drilling. The whole process leading to the drilling is long. There has to be preparation of machinery, which is done by mechanical engineers together with the motor men. Metallurgical engineers are also involved here. There are geologists and geophysicist that are involved in making the correct diagnosis about the places to be drilled and their probability of having the searched for commodity. These usually work hand in hand with the mud engineers to diagnose any complexities that might arise in the drilling when the sea floor is concerned.

Derrickpersons and crane handlers handle some of the machinery, but the drillers are handled by the roughnecks that have advanced in the line of work and have the needed traits to oversee the process to perfection. Radio persons ensure that communication is maintained with all involved personnel. Dialogue in this line of work is of the essence.

For these drilling jobs, some kind of qualification is needed. Sure there are some posts that can be filled without some paper backings like the roustabouts that are involved in the cleaning and general maintenance in the oil rigs. However when you want to advance the ranks, you need to have the right kind of credentials. For instance for the electrical persons, a diploma is needed. But for the more kind of advanced posts like mud engineers, you need a degree. However once you are in the job, you can be sure of being in an enviable position 5 or so years down the line.

When it comes to the wage bracket of offshore drilling jobs, it's nothing short of impressive. For most nine to fivers in them other job fields, making $200 is a big challenge. But with these oil jobs, it's relatively easy to make $300 as that is the starting for all the entry level employees.

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peter said:

hi i wont to start new life career as a driller if you intrested email me please at iwona-wrzeszcz@wp.pl

Paul said:

Any one looking for an Emergency welder? land base or off shore let me know all i need is 10 hours Can be anywere. All Certs are up today and ready to go. cbr_operator@yahoo.com

ERNEST TOGBAH said:

Hello, my name is Ernest Togbah. i am looking for new employment to work in the oil and gas industries as a roughneck. i dont have experience in this field,but i am willing to learn from you. i have 2 years experience as a confined space watch and i am looking to move my skills up. i live in Edmonton Alberta and i'm willing to travel anywhere in canada. I have all my safety tickets for this job so i dony need anymore certificates. i am ready to start work ASAP. please get back to me at my email or my cell phone. 780-289-7037 or fizzo20092009@hotmail.com

Johnathan said:

My name is Johnathan! I am 22years old,I have about 4 years of experience in the oil and gas industry! And I am willing to gain more knowledge in this feld! I am interested in Off Shore Drilling Rigs. If intersted contact me at (814)688-6547 Or Johnny_88us@yahoo.com

joshua kretsch said:

currently i am a driller on a conventional jackknife double interested in going offshore or overseas and will work any position. i can be reached @ 13068676406

matt king said:

I was laid off at a mill and lets just say i have some bills tp pay.lol iam used to working hard long hours stacking lumber. iam young with no commitments. kingers_101@hotmail.com or 1 250 255 2304

Phonse Pomroy said:

Hello my name is Phonse, I am about the graduate my Petroleum Engineering Technology Program in June of 2010, I was looking for some available positions to apply for. My email is pj_pomroy@hotmail.com. Thank you

Michael Grider said:

19 yrs old. I have no oilfield exp. But I am looking to start a career in the oil industry. I have experience operating a crane, forklifts, large tractors and equipment. I also have some mechanical experience. I am willing to travel. Please contact me on my cell phone at 661-340-8757. Thank you

adam iddrisu said:

i am derrick man.whech am loking a job in westafrica or suathafriac.this is my E.MAIL quashi1972@yahoo.com.AND PHONE NOMBER-00218 91 3540178 AND MY CV TO CURRICULUM VITAE NAME;' ADAM IDDRISU DATE OF BATH; 16 FEBURY 1972 PLACE OF BATH; TAMALE NATIONALITY; GHANAIA MARITAL STATUS; YES WITH 4 CHILDREN PASS PORT NO;H 1612289 SEX; MALE EDUCATION PRESSBY PRIMARY SCHOOL; 1977-1983. DABOKPA MIDDLE SCHOOL; 1984-1988. GHANA SECONDARY SCHOOL; 1989-1993. NATIONAL VOCATIONAL TRANING INSTITUDE; 1994-1996 SUMMARY OF KEY QUALIFICATION AND WORKING EXERIENCE 1.I HAVE WORKING EXPERIECE WITH CHALLENGER DRILLING COMPANY AS ROUST BOUT LETER PROMOTED TO FLOORMAN 2005-2006. 2. I HAVE WORKING EXPERIECE WITH CROSCO INTERGREATEDE DRILLING AND SERVICE LTD AS FLOORMAN LETER PROMOTED TO DERRICK MAN 2006-2008. 3. I HAVE WORKING EXPERIECE WITH WEATHERFORD DRILLING INTERNATIONAL LTD DERRICK MAN 2008-2010. CONTACT NO 00218 91 3540178 E-MAIL; qushi1972@yahoo.com

Robert Phinney said:

I have 5 yrs exp. in the field, with all my certs. Previous exp with Kenai Drilling, on and off shore. I can be reached at 661 333-2700 at any time or lita.hancock@yahoo.com

OKAFOR OKECHI said:

I'm a 27 year-old Nigerian Mud Engineer with over 3 years cognate experience on/offshore. I hold a degree in Industrial Chemistry and a certificate in Mud Engineering. I desire to work with your company even if it means starting afresh as a roustabout. Cheers!

craig said:

32 years old with 13+ years experience roughnecking and drilling on land looking for career offshore

William Breckon said:

I am William Breckon,my age 18year old.I am looking job driller to start a career in the oil industry.No have any experience or any course.Looking company/employment can sponsor me to do course.I am Hardworking and able work overtime.This my email willybreckon92@yahoo.com

MUHAMMAD RASHID said:

I am Rashid from Pakistan, working as drilling engineer on wellsite. I have 2 years of working experience on vertical as well as directional wells. Looking forward to join some multinational company where I can use my skills. My contact is +92-333-6299316

Rahat waseem said:

Assalama o alaikum.My name is Rahat waseem.i am 32 years oid and i have 5years experience work in oil industry.My qualifaction matric with science and 3yers diploma of civil engineer.but i like oil industry feild.I am willing to gain more knowledge in this feilds and i am interted in offshore Drilling Rigs.If intersted contact me 009203025005206 and mudasir110@yahoo.com .

Evwibovwe Pleasure said:

I am a competent scaffolder with at list 5years experience and ready to move to anywhere.you can reach me throgh my phone no-07035402606 and my email address is evwibovwep@yahoo.com.thanks for considering me. Pleasure

Teresa said:

Hello my name is Teresa . No exp. in the working in the oil field , but my daddy did it all my life growing up . I want to learn and i can work just as hard as any man can . Sinnergirlhere@yahoo.com I hope you would consider me. Thank you

Steven Nelson said:

Hello there I have alittle past experience with service rigs. and i would love to further this and would like the experience off working off shore rigs. and willing to relocate asap. hope u have some job openings availible. You can contact me at s_nelson_1@hotmail.com Hope to hear from you soon Yours Truly Steven Nelson

ryan said:

my names ryan, im 17 ill do any work anyone has for me, i learn fast, danger is the least of my worries. ryanpetty23@yahoo.com

raheel qayyum said:

my name is raheel qayyum iam 24 years old i have 5 years experience as a floorman schlumberger rig-25 sukkhar pakistan my qualifaction i-com i looking farward to join some multinational company where ican use my skill my contact is+92-342-5299609 and raheel_mughal100@yahoo.com

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