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Finding a Job on an Rig Crew

Once you have decided what role will suit you best, you can proceed to finding a job. It is a good idea to research the industry first so that you know the latest trends and potential sites. If you are a new entrant, you will have to work very hard to get a foot in the door. Most drilling companies prefer to recruit workers with previous rig experience so you will have to use a number of innovative approaches. Personal
contacts work well as does building your skills on an onshore rig. However in many cases, drill workers start off on positions like catering and housekeeping to get rig experience and then use their contacts to get a mainstream role.

When applying for a job, ensure you do it through the right channels. The Internet is a popular source but can also be risky thanks to a number of scams. Check the credentials of the agency or site that you are visiting and call the hiring company in case of any doubts.

5 Responses so far.

  1. travisguidry says:

    Please send me emails for jobs

  2. roby koshy john says:

    I need a job as safety officer..9 months Experiance..NEBOSH etc

  3. Dale Anthony Jarman says:

    Super keen to get out there and work hard i love a challenege and the building industry doesnt give me that anymore i have nothing holding me back and will take any job use can offer even if its cleaning toilets and ill prove i can work my way up from there id love if yse could get back to me asap thanks.

    Regards Dale Anthony Jarman

  4. dexel asibal says:

    Gud day!
    I would like to apply for any positions related in my field of work…i can do allignment,levelling,installation,can operate kinds of machining and can operate bevelling machine…tri-tool machine…can bevel different size of pipe.
    Hoping for your kind and favorable response.
    Thank You Very Much

  5. Godwin Abia says:

    Gud day,
    I would like to work in a rig as a roseabout,iam a good scaffolder,panter and a rigger.
    hoping for ur kind response.
    Thank so much.

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