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ROUSTABOUT at Nabors

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New Iberia, Louisiana





Job Description:

Job Overview:
The job of the Roustabout is to safely and efficiently perform all manual labor tasks throughout the rig. The Roustabout works under the direction/ supervision of the Crane Operator, but reports to the Rig Manager.

Key Relevant Tasks:

  • Assists the Crane Operator with offloading and backloading of supply vessels

  • Performs housekeeping activities on the rig (excluding the rig floor) including washing, chipping and painting

  • Assists Crane Operator with moving and relocating supplies, pipe and other equipment on the rig which involves attaching slings and cables to the object being moved.

  • Assists the Derrickhand within the mud pit, mud pump and chemical sack rooms

  • Performs simple maintenance and repairs to the plumbing and sewer systems

  • When trained, relieves the floorhands on the drilling crew

  • Performs other general labor duties as assigned

    Essential Functions:


  • Attention span to stay alert and attentive for up to 12 hour tour while performing sometimes repetitive and monotonous tasks

  • Able to work 14 days on and 14 days off, including holidays, weekends and or days and nights; and able to work and live with others in relatively close confines.

  • Able to receive verbal and written instructions

  • Must be able to maintain good footing while standing and walking for a minimum of 4 hours at any one time, including standing and walking on steel decking and grating or possibly on wet service ship decks in rough seas with waves pushing across the deck.

  • Must be able to repetitively lift and carry items weighing upwards of 60 lbs up and down stairs and/or distances up to 150 feet.

  • Must be able to exert a push or pull force of up to 120 lbs while holding the tag lines of equipment and pipe during loading and offloading procedures

  • When working on a supply or cargo vessel, the Roustabout must be able to identify hand signals at a distance of 150 feet from the Crane Operator.

  • Able to bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl throughout the tour work shift while wearing Personal Protective Equipment at all times

  • Must be able to transfer from boat to rig through the use of a personnel basket, holding onto the outside of a rope matrix while basket is lifted in excess of 100 feet off the water, swung over the rig platform and placed on the deck.

  • Other duties as required by the Crane Operator, Deck Foreman or Rig Manager

    Minimum Qualifications:


  • Ability to perform essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations

  • Ability to wear respiratory protective devices

  • Ability to successfully complete Roustabout Training at the Nabors Training Center

  • Must have reliable transportation to the crew change point for assigned rig

    Preferred Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 6 months experience as a Roustabout for another drilling company






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