Archive for the 'Offshore Jobs – Entry Level' 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 [...]

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 [...]

Training Programs

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

Entry Level Oil Jobs Training Programs Having no experience in the Oil drilling industry is not necessarily an obstacle to getting work in an entry-level capacity.  It is perfectly possible to get hired on an offshore rig without having worked on one before (most of us were in that boat at one time). There are actually many [...]