Roustabout Jobs


Roustabout jobs and nature of work

A roustabout may be part of the oil drilling teams or crews, or may be on location temporarily for special operations. The roustabout is commonly hired to perform roustabout jobs to ensure that the skilled personnel that run an expensive oil drilling rig are not distracted by peripheral tasks, ranging from any unskilled manual labor on the rig site like cleaning up location to cleaning threads to digging trenches to scraping and painting rig components.

Roustabouts are employed by oil and gas drilling and well servicing contractors, and by petroleum producing companies.

Roustabouts work conditions

The roustabout usually work long hard days on extended roster systems outdoors in all weather conditions. The roustabout jobs are generally hard and physically demanding. This type of work can lead to more steady employment on a drill rig crew.

Roustabout jobs - duties and tasks

The roustabout jobs may include some or all of the following tasks:roustabout jobs pic

  • The roustabout assemble or repair oil field equipment using hand and power tools
  • The roustabout assist in slotting, welding and inserting casing screens
  • The roustabout assist with well development and pumping tests
  • The roustabout carry out minor maintenance and repairs, including lubrication
  • The roustabout clean equipment, drill and camp sites
  • The roustabout dig and clean mud pits and drains
  • The roustabout help move drilling rigs and equipment from site to site, set up in the new site and connect power cables or hoses for water and air supply
  • The roustabout help obtain drilling core samples
  • The roustabout mix and test drilling fluids, chemicals and grout
  • The roustabout operate equipment such as pumps for air, water and mud, and equipment and tools used to correct problems in drilled holes caused by mechanical breakdowns or by harmful natural conditions
  • The roustabout perform other tasks as needed

If you are able to meet these requirements and you are motivated to be part of highly motivated team of people please, apply for roustabout jobs by clicking the link below:

offshore roustabout jobs

Roustabout roadies
The Durango Herald
States with the highest employment levels of roustabouts are Texas, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Louisiana and California, in that order. Highest paying wages for these jobs are in Alaska, followed by Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming and Colorado, the Bureau ...

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Primoris Services' (PRIM) CEO Brian Pratt on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...
Seeking Alpha (registration)
Late last week, we closed another acquisition, Surber Roustabout LLC. This acquisition is smaller at about $4 million, but will give us an increased presence in the upstream oil and gas .... While we wait for these projects, ARB Industrial is keeping ...

Sonnentag Theatre at the IceHouse 2014-15 season
Orlando Sentinel
Children pay $10, students 18 and older pay $15. Discounted five-show series subscriptions ... A guitar-playing roustabout shakes things up in small-town America in this musical featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. • ARSENIC AND OLD LACE: Sept. 12-Oct.

Energy Pipeline: Executive Profile, John Ed Singleton of Bill Barrett Corp.
Greeley Tribune
Industry career path: Started in 1993 as a roustabout with Santa Fe Energy Resources in Seagraves, Texas, and moved up to leasing operator then drilling operator in the next five years. In 1999, he ... “They've done a very good job of minimizing the noise.

Award recognizes oil industry leaders (subscription)
Smith worked in the most thankless and harsh jobs the oilfield has to offer as a roustabout and roughnecking as well as working on well completion rigs and later in the refinery for the old Shamrock Corporation. “And then I got back into drilling and ...

Tackling workforce issues in oil and gas sector
Aberdeen Press and Journal
Oil and gas is a very attractive industry in terms of career paths and pay, it is only natural that talented women will be drawn to it. We hope that we can help facilitate this and do away with the outdated perception that it is an industry for the ...

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Retired firefighter turns restaurant owner
Opelousas Daily World
Retired Opelousas Fire Department Capt. Wilfred Kinnerson Jr. puts his passion for cooking to work in Briskett Baskett, a restaurant in the making. / Dominick ... Opelousas Fire Department, Kinnerson cooked. Before that, as a roustabout offshore, he ...
Fighfighter turned restaurant owner always was the planThe Daily Advertiser

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