The roughneck/floorman nature of
The roughneck/floorman is a member of
the oil drilling crew.
The roughneck/floorman carry out a variety of general
laboring duties and operate equipment to assist in the drilling
and servicing of oil and gas wells. The roughneck/floorman
isemployed by drilling and well servicing contractors and by
petroleum producing companies.
The roughneck/floorman usually work long hours in all
weather conditions on extended roster systems, usually as
member of a drilling crew. The roughneck/floorman usually
performs semiskilled and unskilled manual labor that requires
continual hard work in difficult conditions for many hours.
Roughneck/floorman duties and
The roughneck/floorman perform some or all of the following
- The roughneck/floorman assist in setting up, taking
down and transporting drilling and service rigs and
- The roughneck/floorman clean up drill rig
- The roughneck/floorman handle, sort and move drill
tools, pipe, cement and other materials
- The roughneck/floorman maintain drilling equipment on
the drill floor
- The roughneck/floorman manipulate sections of pipe or
drill stem at the rig floor during drilling and during the
removal and replacement of strings of pipe or drill stem
and drill bit
- The roughneck/floorman may drive truck to transport
materials and well service equipment
If you are able to meet these requirements and you are
motivated to be part of highly motivated team of people please,
apply for the roughneck/floorman job through one of the
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