Archive for the 'Offshore Jobs' Category

Entry Level Offshore Jobs

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

So you want to break into the Offshore industry?  It is a unique world, both in the types of jobs available and the lifestyle of having 6 months off every year.  And it isn’t limited to those with experience; it is perfectly possible to get hired on an offshore rig without having worked on one before [...]

Offshore Roustabout and Roughneck Jobs

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Offshore Roustabout and Roughneck Jobs Roustabouts The Roustabout job is the most common entry level occupation for an oil rig’s marine section. Most new hires in the Drilling and Marine Sections start out as Roustabouts. A Roustabout is typically an inexperienced worker who works as a trainee or helper for those in more senior positions. [...]

High Demand Offshore Jobs

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

High Demand Offshore Jobs For those seeking oil rig work either offshore or onshore, opportunities continue to grow, even with the economic slowdown. Half of the current workforce in the oil and gas industry is retiring in the next 10 years. This is creating a huge labor shortage for the energy companies and drilling contractors, [...]

The Fastest, Surest Way to get an Offshore Oil Rig Job

Monday, October 5th, 2009

Many of those thinking or dreaming about breaking into offshore work are stumped about how to go about it.  It really isn’t that difficult – once you know who the industry contacts are.  For this reason, many choose to save time and increase their chances of getting work on a rig by going through one of the [...]

Requirements for Entry Level Offshore Jobs

Monday, October 5th, 2009

The requirements needed to gain employment in the Offshore Oil Industry have more to do with your willingness and ability to work hard, be a team player, and learn new skills quickly, rather than experience, training, or education.  Oil Rigs, both Onshore and Offshore, will always be willing to hire the right person.  The available job [...]

Offshore Catering Jobs

Monday, October 5th, 2009

High Demand for Offshore Catering Jobs and Offshore Cooking Jobs For those seeking oil rig work either offshore or on land, opportunities continue to grow, even with the economic slowdown. Half of the current workforce in the oil and gas industry is retiring in the next 10 years. This is creating a huge labor shortage [...]

Peak Oil Sparking Huge Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Wave – and Huge Offshore Job Opportunities

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Oil prices are soaring again, and oil and gas companies are responding by launching new exploration programs into extreme environments never before explored. Deep ocean drilling far offshore, extreme weather condition environments such as the arctic ocean, and deeper into the earth’s crust than ever before attempted. Going where no offshore platform has gone before [...]

Life Offshore

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Not everyone is meant for life offshore, but for those who seek for an adventurous job full of challenges, working offshore is an amazing lifestyle. Work schedules range from 14 on \ 14 off to 28 on \ 28 off. Workers usually are transported to the rig via helicopter, but sometimes, under windy weather conditions [...]

Oil Industry Faces Huge Labor Shortages

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

There is a huge workforce crunch taking place in the oil and gas industry, even with the economic downturn.  Over half of the energy sector workforce will be retiring in the next 10 years. This poses a monumental challenge to all companies in the sector, and ensures that job openings will continue to increase. There [...]

Oil Job Wages

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Entry Level Salary Expectations For someone with no experience in oil industry work, starting salaries today are ranging from $50,000 to $60,000. When you consider this pay level is for working only 6 months out of the year, the appeal of oil field or offshore work becomes very understandable. Entry-level positions start at $800 to [...]