Roustabout
at Parker Drilling

Date Posted: 5/14/2017

Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the Company’s drilling projects by providing various manual tasks using hand and power tools.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

• Assist with routine maintenance on the rig equipment using hand and power tools.
• Dig drainage ditches, pits and lines.
• Install motors on equipment.
• Set well equipment at well locations which includes cement pads and pumping units.
• Responsible for tie-down of pumping units and installing counter weights for balancing pumping units.
• Install and repair pipelines such as drisco, steel and PVC.
• Haul pipe and rods using truck winches and motorized lifts.
• General yard maintenance of ground and buildings.
• Safely and efficiently clean oil spills.
• Walk flow lines to locate and repair leaks, using electronic detectors and by making visual inspections.
• Maintain safety standards and procedures and keep work area in safe working conditions.
• Abide by Company policies and procedures.
• Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

Position Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• A High School diploma is required.
• Must have valid driver’s license; CDL is preferred.
• Previous work experience in the drilling industry is preferred.
• Must have knowledge of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools and operating work vehicles such as forklift, trencher, crane, etc.
• Previous experience as a Roustabout in the drilling industry is highly preferred.
• Must have good verbal communication skills and able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors.
• Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Erbil, IQ
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/14/2017

About Us

At Parker Drilling, we provide advanced drilling solutions to the energy industry. Our technical innovation allows us to provide worldwide drilling services, rental tools, and project management including rig design, construction, and operations management.

As an industry leader, we employ some of the most skilled people in the energy and drilling industry. Our dedicated and innovative associates are the reason we’ve set numerous world records for deep and extended-reach drilling and have been recognized as an industry leader in safety performance.

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our dynamic team! We have a variety of opportunities available in different fields from Engineering to Management to Human Resources, Accounting, IT, Aviation, Supply Chain, Legal Affairs, and many others. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just launching your career, Parker Drilling can help you achieve your career goals.

Are you ready to get started?

Join the Parker Drilling Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities!

What is a Talent Network?

Talent Networks enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests
  • Share job opportunities through Social Media or email

Note:   Apply process does not support Internet Explorer versions 10 or older. Download the most recent IE version here.