The Roustabout is typically the entry level position when starting offshore and can be compared with a deck cadet on a ship. The Roustabout is responsible for carrying out work in connection with loading/unloading operations, general maintenance and cleaning jobs, and assistance to the drill floor crew.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW TO HOLD THE POSITION?
The Roustabout is willing to learn and is interested in an offshore career. A background as a craftsman and some experience working offshore is an advantage.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
As the Roustabout position is an entry level position, basic school education as per local legislation is the only essential requirement. Skilled workers within metal, mechanics or similar are preferred. You need to be physically fit and interested in an offshore career.