Oil Rig Jobs

With the recent recession job opportunities have diminished, many people have lost there only source of income, job cuts have been the norm news on our television sets. Many people are up on streets and the internet looking for Jobs but what could be better than earning a high income and taking lots of leave each year? Did I hear you right? Yes, certainly!

There are enormous vacancies on the oil industry, and one happens to be the Rig jobs, as you will find out this is not as complicated as it sounds, reasons being that in a merchant oil ship, all cluster of job description are present, there you will find, a chef, waiter, general worker etc, jobs on oil rigs include those maintenance, cooking, cleaning and communications. You can get a job with little or no skill.

So what do oil rig jobs pay? The pay is exceptionally attractive, annual pay of above $100 000 is not strange if you have skills and experience, however entry levels package are between $2500 and $3500 a month, working hours are normally 8hrs to 12hrs per day, including overtime. Entry level rig jobs will normally pay $12 to $15 an hour as you can see the pay is very good.

Don't get excited as yet rig jobs, are very demanding and dangerous sometimes, you will be required to take your training very seriously since very worker at the sheep work in units and are very vital for the well being of the staff at Merchant oil Ship, miscommunication or errors from one unit can pose great danger. So every worker needs to work and give best results possible.

The position structure at the rig job is as follows

Rig Manager or Toolpusher






Each of the following team is comprised of the driller, Roustabout is an entry level job, so if you are interested and are short of experience you may find yourself in this class, don't worry about the pay, what I mention is what is entitled to a entry level assistant.

If you are interested you can browse the internet for more information, get information about each position, learn what there job description is at the rig, get to know how much they are paid per hour, benefits etc, after you have identified what you are interested in then you can contact one of the many sites that are contracted by the rig to find workforce, send your CV to them and wait, they will respond to you. So there you have started you search for this exclusive job opportunity.

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Atif said:

Hello I am ATIF KHAN from Pakistan. I am interested in your company. I have degree of Masters in PETROLEUM but I have no experience. Kindly consider me I am willing to move location where as per hiring. My email ID and my contact is 092333-2246245 Thank You

Mo said:

hello, i'm a really hard working person, like to learn new things, i am 6 ft and 220 pounds,clean record, i have worked construction for three years, have a little bit of cooking skills as well, and i'm really interested to work in a oil rig, if you are looking for a hard worker and willing to work overtime enjoy the job than i'm the right person for your company, i look forward to hear bak from you soon. Email

abdul baqi said:

Hello I am ABDUL BAQI from Pakistan. I am interested in your company. I have degree of Masters in geology,but I have no experience. Kindly consider me I am willing to move location where as per hiring. My email ID and my contact is 092333-3624686,Thank You

Brandon said:

My name is Brandon cooke from New York I am intereted in finding a job working on a oil platform as a roughneck. I have no experience in this field. I am hard working and I am willing to do what is necessary. My e-mail is thank you for your consideration

arebe ezekiel said:

my name is ezekiel.i just completed my iadc rig pass.i am looking for a roughneck can get one pls

Alex said:

I am interested in finding where I might be able to apply for jobs in this industry

Shawn Douglas hadley said:

19 yrs old Oahu, Hawaii 125lb 5'6" attending collge no experience but i am willing to learn Open for any position Thank you for your consideration

Branden Young said:

Hi my name is Branden Young. I currently reside in Dallas Texas. I'm 20 years old with a wife and 2 kids. I have worked construction and house remodeling for 3 years now. I learned about working a rig from my old friend Toby who was a deriekhand on a rig in oklahoma. I'm interested in working on a rig due to the fact that I'm tired of these little jobs that I'm getting and I need a career for myself and my family. I'm a hard worker and a quick learner. Please contact me at or 469-223-8103 I won't let you down.

Trevor Schulz: said:

Hello my name is Trevor, I'm very interested in becoming an important team member starting as a Roughneck. I'm big n strong 6'1" 220lbs and I'm very mechanically inclined plus I'm a quick learner and an excellent listener. I can work under extreme conditions and I'm a team player that you can count on. Please email me at Phone 403 - 453-5902 I'm residing in Calgary and would prefer work anywhere in Canada. I'm your man! Thank you.....God bless

Tom said:

Hello I would love to work on oil platform, I realy admire people working on platform and I would love to become a part of the team. email me at phone 00421907389832

Felipe De la Rosa said:

Hello,I`m Mexicano 47years old & 6 years OF work in Velma,Oklahoma,USA. I work for Clay Meza oil field. I’am Derrick hand I work in the work over rig , I ‘am interesting for find job whereever I have wife and 2 kids, Iwork hard every day ,I speak litlle English but I understand very well I hope you have job for me my mail is & thanks you so much

SJ McNeil said:

Hello, I'm looking for an entry level rig position. I'm in great shape, very hard working and able to start on little to no notice. I can be reached at Thanks!

Marco Davila said:

Hello my name is Marco i'm from Brazil at this moment i'm working in a Canadian oil drilling company in the Brazilian Amazon forest, i'm trying to find a floorhand job in Canada just to improve my English , i know rig routine, BHA composition, mud pomps function etc, my email address is if anybody knows something please let me know.

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