Some technical and mechanical background along with 3-5 year experience in the position. Normally, this is a position that implies extensive experience aboard gas or oil platforms and rigs in different subordinate positions.
Operates the heavy cranes on board, which is not an easy task considering the situation, due to the wave and wind action. The loading and unloading operations can be a very delicate task and require good reflexes and calmness. The person in charge of these cranes must check their stability, assure that the loads are not too heavy to be lifted and keep them in good condition ensuring the proper cleaning, painting and maintenance.
Around 50,000 dollars/euros a year.
Assistant Crane Operator
Some technical and mechanical knowledge and previous experience in similar or subordinate position. Often, this position is an experienced and qualified roustabout.
Assists the crane operator in his different duties.
Around 40,000 dollars/euros a year.
Maintenance foreman is usually a promoted roustabout with some previous experience in this position.
Supervises and directs a roustabout crew dedicated to general maintenance tasks.
Around 45,000 dollars/euros a year.
It is a basic position, although requires some mechanical knowledge and previous experience (6 months) in entry-level position as roustabout on land or offshore drilling installation.
They assist the driller, carrying out the manual operation of the systems and equipment required for the specific process, which involves hard effort. While the drilling operations, a member of the teamwork is present in the shaker room, assisting the shakerman. Roughnecks are also in charge of cleaning, scraping and wirebrusing floor areas, chipping rust, painting and any other general maintenance tasks.
Around 35,000 dollars/euros a year.
Entry-level position that requires no previous experience.
Responsables de las tareas generales de a bordo, como pueden ser mantener las zonas de cubierta limpias y en orden, eliminación de óxido, pintura, etc.; suministrar cualquier clase de equipo o herramienta requerida; y asistir al operador de grúa a descargar los suministros y equipos desde los barcos, enganchando y desenganchando la carga y guiando las maniobras de la grúa.
Around 27,000 dollars/euros a year.