Roustabouts keeps the drilling area in working order and safe for employees, they are usually based on a drilling rig or platform for two to three weeks followed by two to three weeks rest period onshore. Duties include cleaning, scraping and painting the drilling deck and equipment, moving supplies and equipment to the work site, using lifting equipment to load and stack equipment, assisting with the mixing of chemicals.
Basic Offshore induction and emergency training certificate, offshore medical assistant. Employers may also look for completion of a Banks man Slinging Course and Experience in manual labour.
- Good practical skills
- Awareness of health and safety procedures
- The ability to live and work as part of a team
- Good leadership skills
- Physical fitness
£18,000 to £22,000