Roustabout – Alaska


Roustabout – Alaska  (

Requisition ID

: 220000KE)



Company Overview

Nabors is a leading provider of advanced technology for the energy industry. With operations in about 20 countries, Nabors has established a global network of people, technology and equipment to deploy solutions that deliver safe, efficient and responsible hydrocarbon production. By leveraging its core competencies, particularly in drilling, engineering, automation, data science and manufacturing, Nabors aims to innovate the future of energy and enable the transition to a lower carbon world.

Nabors is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, religion, age, color, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  To learn more about our Fair Employment practices, please refer to the Nabors Code of Conduct.



The job of the Roustabout is to safely and efficiently perform all manual labor tasks throughout the rig.  The Roustabout works under the direction/ supervision of the Forklift Operator, but reports to the Rig Manager.

Key Relevant Tasks:

·         Assists the Forklift Operator with offloading and back loading of supply vehicles.

·         Performs housekeeping activities on the rig  including washing, chipping and painting

·         Assists Forklift Operator with moving and relocating supplies, pipe and other equipment on the rig which involves attaching slings and cables to the object being moved.

·         Assists the Derrickhand within the mud pit, mud pump and chemical sack rooms

·         Performs simple maintenance and repairs to the plumbing and sewer systems

·         When trained, relieves the floorhands on the drilling crew

·         Performs other general labor duties as assigned


Essential Functions:

·         Attention span to stay alert and attentive for up to 12 hour tour while performing sometimes repetitive and monotonous tasks

·         Able to work 14 days on and 14 days off, including holidays, weekends and or days and nights; and able to work and live with others in relatively close confines.

·         Able to receive verbal and written instructions

·         Must be able to maintain good footing while standing and walking for a minimum of 4 hours at any one time, including standing and walking on steel decking and grating or possibly on wet, oil or icy surfaces.

·         Must be able to repetitively lift and carry items weighing upwards of 50 lbs up and down stairs and/or distances up to 150 feet.

·         Must be able to exert a push or pull force of up to 120 lbs while holding the tag lines of equipment and pipe during loading and offloading procedures

·         When assisting with work on a supply or cargo vehicle, the Roustabout must be able to identify hand signals at a distance of 150 feet from the Forklift Operator.

  • Able to bend, stoop, kneel, twist, and crawl throughout the tour work shift while wearing Personal Protective Equipment at all times

·         Other duties as required by the Forklift Operator, Driller or Rig Manager



Minimum Qualifications:

·         Ability to perform essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodations

·         Ability to wear respiratory protective devices

·         Ability to successfully complete Rig Pass

·         Must have reliable transportation to and from the airport for transportation to the rig or job site


Preferred Qualifications:

·         High school diploma or equivalent



Primary Location

: United States Of America-Alaska-Anchorage-(Nabors Alaska Drilling) Alaska Prudhoe Bay

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