Department: Offshore
Location: Houston, TX


Would you like to enhance your career further on a technically advanced drillship and be part of a company where challenges, training and career opportunities go hand in hand? Maersk Drilling will be looking for dedicated Roustabouts in August of this year for our new drillships that will be operating in the US Gulf of Mexico.  

We Offer 

With Maersk Drilling you are more than a number. We invite you to embark on a new offshore journey with us.

You will have the opportunity to:

• work with competent colleagues in an open and cooperative culture where everyone is treated with trust and respect

• get qualified training on a regular basis, develop your skills, and enhance your chances for further great career moves

• be part of a company that always puts safety at the top of the agenda

This is an opportunity to join a company with the personal touch for a long term career where you can develop professionally and personally. We pride ourselves in being able to provide opportunities for future advancement and training.

Key Responsibilities

The Roustabout is responsible for the safe and correct execution of the instructions specified by the Lead Crane Operator/Crane Operator.

The Roustabout is responsible for ensuring that the work is performed in such way that the safety integrity of others is maintained and for actively contributing to maintaining high safety standards in the Roustabout team.

Furthermore, the Roustabout is responsible for:  

 Assisting in loading/unloading cargo from supply vessels and helicopters, and receiving or discharging supplies of fuel and bulk cargo as directed by the Lead Crane Operator and the Crane Operator.

 In accordance with instruction from the Lead Crane Operator and the Crane Operator, carry out maintenance work (including lubrication, greasing, cleaning, and painting) on hull, superstructure, cargo gear and other deck and drilling equipment and machinery as required.

 Assist the drill floor crew with handling of casings and drill pipes as necessary, and assist in the mixing of mud and chemicals when requested.

 Relieve Floorhands on the drill-floor during rests, illness, etc. when required.

 Carry out other work as directed by the Barge Engineer or the OIM Member of helideck crew and helideck fire team.

Acquire sufficient knowledge about regulations related to safety and working environment, and to the Maersk Drilling Management System, Safety Policy and Environmental Policy of Maersk Drilling, to ensure compliance with these regulations and procedures in the daily duties onboard. Special attention shall be paid to the Work Permit system.

Participate in the emergency preparedness drills, the safety meetings, and on the job training.

Who we are looking for

You are an experienced Roustabout, ship assistant or have attended an approved onshore basic Roustabout course.

As you will be cooperating with colleagues from around the world, it is essential that you are fluent in both written and verbal English. 

Be able to complete Safety Training Courses and be able to obtain an offshore Medical Certification in accordance with the requirements stipulated for regular crew by the continental shelf authority for the current operating area.

Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship. 

Please note: Only profiles that match our openings and meet the minimum job requirements will be eligible to be contacted for further screening

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