JOB TITLE:                  Roustabout


REPORTING TO:          Crane Operator


LOCATION:                  Gulf of Mexico, Offshore


Broaden your horizons. Own the Opportunity.




Seadrill is one of the world’s most modern offshore deep-water drilling companies. Using ground-breaking technology we operate in 15 countries across five continents, employing some 5,000 people representing 65 nationalities.


Our vision is to Set the Standard in Drilling. It’s an ambitious goal. And every single one of us has a part to play. Help us to keep innovating, improving and maintaining the highest safety standards, and we’ll give you what you need to be your best too.




A vital member of our offshore team, you’ll work on a variety of deck or rig floor operations including vessel loading and unloading, helicopter operations and rig move activities.




·       High School Diploma or Equivalent

·       Preferred previous military, industrial, construction, agricultural or maritime experience


Mandatory Training/Certifications for personnel working in Canada only:

·       Basic Survival Training (BST)

·       Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)

·       Regulatory Awareness

·       Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

·       Fall Protection

·       Rigger Training

·       Banksman Training




Responsible for/ensure:

·       All relevant governing documents are adhered to.

·       All relevant governing documents are revised as and when required.

·       Safe and efficient execution of operations as per procedures.

·       Thorough handovers are provided at each daily change of shift.

·       Active participation in meeting activities.

·       Other duties are performed as required and/or directed by his/her direct supervisor.


Assist with:

·       Deck or rig floor operations as required or directed.

·       Preparation for future drilling operations.

·       Organizing and supervising the deck crews.

·       Maintenance of cranes and other relevant lifting appliances.

·       Relieve on drill floor and in other areas as required and directed




Responsible for/ensure:

·       Compliance with the Seadrill Code of Conduct.

·       Compliance with applicable internal and external governing requirements.

·       That any operations do not exceed the limitations of the unit or its equipment.

·       Daily detailed planning is conducted for all upcoming operations.

·       Good and clear communications with all involved parties.

·       Compliance with Seadrill training, certification and competence requirements.

·       That all relevant personnel are adequately trained in handling emergencies.

·       That all emergency equipment is in good condition and configured as required.

·       Non-compliances are promptly acted on and reported to the direct supervisor.

·       Training and competence assessments as assigned and/or required are performed.

·       Compliance with the standard for tidiness and cleanness.

·       Assume the safety role as per station bill and emergency preparedness plan.





Assist with:

·       Ensuring operational preparedness of all safety and emergency equipment

·       Maintaining drilling and marine equipment and maintenance records

·       Maintaining and operating the mud processing solids control equipment

·       Preparing all tubular’s, handling gear and other equipment required for the well operations




·       Carry out lifting operation duties as directed

·       Provide assistance in the mixing of mud chemicals, pit / tank cleaning, and pump room maintenance

·       Perform regular steel preparation and painting to maintain the unit

·       Carry out helideck duties as instructed

·       Effectively use all safety and environmental tools employed by Seadrill (4-point check, OBS cards, PTW etc.)




Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background Check


Candidates must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship




Wherever you join us you’ll be part of a team that takes pride in maintaining their colleagues’ safety as well as their own, to ensure safe and successful operations. We employ the best in the industry, and we want to keep it that way. So if you want to keep developing your skills, we’ll give you every opportunity. We also offer a competitive reward package, with an attractive base salary and a range of benefits tailored to your location.


Join Seadrill. Own the Opportunity.



Seadrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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