en Parker Drilling Career Site

Fecha de publicación: 08/23/2019

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Position Summary

The Roustabout position is a rig crew member whose primary work handles the equipment and supplies that are sent to the rig, and assist the other crewmembers as needed during the rig move, drilling and completion activities. The duties and responsibilities are prominent in every aspect of drilling the well and manual handling of tubular and tools. The position is responsible for supporting the process of rigging up/down, drilling, and completing the well.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks will include the following:

  • Follow the client’s daily drilling/lift plans.
  • Work with the forklift operator to transfer tubulars, tools and other equipment to and from the rig.
  • Assist during casing and building, or laying down stands operations.
  • Strap and prepare tubular, tools and equipment prior to transporting to the rig floor.
  • Inspects equipment that will be used during lifting operations to ensure good working condition.
  • Maintain communication with the Driller while running casing operations and ensure the pipe tally is being followed properly.
  • Perform general housekeeping, maintenance and painting within the rig and rig offices.
  • Assist the Derrick man during operations such as mud mixing, mud product load or unloading to /from the rig, mud pumps repairs, etc.
  • Occasionally relieve the Floorhands or assist them during activities such as tripping and drilling.
  • Assist camp maintenance personnel as needed.
  • Assist the rig motor hand as needed during rig equipment repairs or maintenance.
  • Assist in preparation for rig move and rig up operations.
  • Assist crew in execution of nipple up, nipple down operations.
  • Enforce, clarify, and follow Company policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
  • Understand execute their assigned roll during a well control event.
  • Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects as may be directed.

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.

  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various rig equipment.
  • Knowledgeable and proficiency in basic rigger’s role to ensure safe lifting operations are performed.
  • Able to identify and understand functionality of various tubular sizes and thread types.
  • Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and skill at working with hand and power tools.
  • Ability to learn and demonstrate the following operations:
    • Drilling and well operations
    • Dropped objects prevention
    • Line of fire, zone of exclusion and safe zone operations
    • Pipe measurement, number, strapping and tallying of pipes
    • Tripping and back reaming
    • Running casing and completions
  • Must have good verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate in English with staff, management, customers and vendors.
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills, common sense and the ability to follow directions.
  • Must possess basic mathematical skills (equivalent to a high school education).
  • Education, experience, and certifications:
    • High School diploma is required
    • Must be able to obtain appropriate safety and training certifications
    • Previous experience in the oil industry is preferred

Leadership Accountabilities

Business Acumen

  • Responsible for identifying ways to safely mitigate our customer’s risks and manage costs.
  • Responsible for identifying ways to improve our operational performance with innovation, reliability and efficiency.

Flawless Execution

  • Provide visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude.
  • Ensures that operations have been planned and reviewed with the appropriate approval.
  • Responsible for identifying potential risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for pro-actively implementing measures to mitigate and minimize risks and hazards.
  • Responsible for capturing lessons learned and implementing them on future activities.

People Management

  • Responsible for ensuring and promoting Teamwork amongst the crew.

Effective Communication

  • Effectively communicate amongst crew and supervisors.
  • Ensure communication is two-way by effective listening and seeking feedback.


Safety Accountabilities

  • Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and company’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
  • Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.
  • Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.
  • Must participate and promote the use of Stop Work Authority (SWA).
  • Must participate in the COACH behavioral based safety program.
  • Must actively participate in the various meetings held onsite/onboard (such as: induction meeting, pre-shift meeting, weekly safety meeting, risk assessment/pre-job meetings, etc.).
  • Must plan, execute and participate in regularly scheduled safety drills (such as: well control, fire, man down, etc.).
  • Must participate in the processes of creating and revising Work Safe Procedures as required, including After Action Review (AAR).
  • Must participate and promote dropped object prevention program, including red zone/exclusion zone management.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported in accordance with Company policies.
  • Does not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.
  • Must remain calm in emergency situations to ensure the safety of the crew.
  • As needed, seek advice from HSE representative, maintenance staff, and Rig Manager.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk, stoop, kneel, carry, push/pull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and/or move objects of up to 50 pounds. The employee must be able to tolerate continuous vibrations and elevated noise levels as well as tolerate wearing personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness. The employee must stay mentally alert for entire regular shift and must have the ability of simultaneously rapid mental coordination. Parker Drilling provides equal opportunity for all people and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, military service, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If an applicant has a disability, the applicant may request accommodations when needed to enable that person to perform their essential job functions or to allow that person to participate in employment.


Work Environment

This position will be located on the North Slope or other remote areas of the Alaskan Operating Area and is subject to extreme temperatures and environments. Travel to and from the work location may require extended layovers. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil are possible. Working with ladder and scaffolds and climbing to heights of 200 feet while carrying tools is possible. Parker Drilling will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the requirements pertaining to the job. Employee must be able to work a minimum of 12 hours per day, 14 days on and 14 days off.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. The employee will be required to meet all standards required for safe operations, including but not limited to Fitness for Duty and any other standards set forth by regulatory bodies having jurisdiction over the operations.

Please direct any recruiting inquiries to Parker Drilling Corporate Headquarters in Houston, TX. (281) 406-2000.


Resumen de la oferta

About Us

Parker Drilling proporciona avanzadas soluciones de perforación a la industria de petróleo y gas. Nuestra innovación técnica nos permite prestar servicios de perforación, alquiler de herramientas y dirección de proyectos en todo el mundo, incluidos diseño, construcción y gestión de operaciones de torres de perforación.

Por nuestra posición de liderazgo, empleamos a algunos de los profesionales más idóneos del sector petrolero y de perforación. Nuestros dedicados e innovadores asociados son la razón por la que hemos establecido numerosos récords mundiales en perforación profunda y de alcance extendido, y se nos ha reconocido como líder por nuestro desempeño en seguridad.

Nuestra compañía está siempre en búsqueda de profesionales talentosos para incorporarlos a nuestro dinámico equipo. Contamos con una variedad de oportunidades en distintos campos, tales como ingeniería, gerencia, recursos humanos, contabilidad, tecnología informática, aviación, cadena de suministro, asuntos jurídicos y muchos más. Los profesionales expertos o los que recién inician su carrera laboral, hallarán que Parker Drilling puede asistirles a concretar sus metas profesionales.

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