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.
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.
How this role fits in with the rest of the industry.
Working as part of a drilling team on offshore facilities.
Basic entry requirements include (necessary)
Basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET)
Offshore Medical Certificate
Employers might also look for (desirable)
Banksman Slinging course
Experience in manual labour e.g. construction, engineering or fishing industry
Typical starting salary may be in the region of
AED18,000 - AED22,000
Typical Salary once experienced
AED22,000 - AED30,000
Roughneck, Floorman, Derrickman, Assistant Driller, Driller, Toolpusher, Rig Superintendent