Roustabout - Offshore

  • 1110 Unifab Road, New Iberia, LA
  • Full-time

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.

Essential Functions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.
  • Do 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.
  • Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.
  • As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.


Necessary qualifications, 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 andor 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.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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, pushpull and use repetitive wrist and hand movements. The employee may be required to lift and or move objects of up to 50 pounds. Hearing, seeing ability to include depth perception, peripheral vision and rapid mental coordination. It is required to be mentally alert for entire regular shift.

This position may work in various locations - both in the U.S. and internationally. Some locations may be subject to extreme temperatures, hostile environments, civil unrest, etc. Also, travel to and from work location may require extended layovers in unfamiliar locations. Potential for exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil, working with ladder scaffolds, working with hands in water, and working alone. Parker Drilling will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the functions of the job.

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