To keep the drilling area in good working order. Usually based on a drilling rig or platform for two or three weeks, followed by two of three weeks rest period onshore. Work is undertaken on a shift basis day and night, usually be working 12 hours at a time.
- Typical Day/Duties
- How this role fits in with the rest of the industry
- Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
- Employers might also look for (desirable)
- Typical starting salary may be in the region of
- Typical Salary Once Experienced
- Career Development
- Cleans, scrapes and paints the drilling deck and equipment.
- Off loads supplies and moves them to storage areas.
- Moves supplies and equipment to the work site.
- Uses lifting equipment to load and stack equipment.
- Helps to repair equipment.
- Assists with the mixing of chemicals.
Working as part of a drilling team on offshore facilities.
- Basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET)
- Offshore Medical Certificate
- Banksman Slinging course
- Experience in manual labour e.g. construction, engineering or fishing industry
- £18,000 - £22,000
- £22,000 - £30,000
Roughneck, Floorman, Derrickman, Assistant Driller, Driller, Toolpusher, Rig Superintendent