Careers - California


Location: USA - California
Job Code: 1537
# of openings: 1



A Roustabout handles the equipment and supplies that are sent to the rig.  Also assists in general work around the rig.


Unloads equipment – ensures slings are in good working order and checks shackles to ensure they are tight and stay out of a pinch point / use tag lines on loads.

      Cleans the generator, store, and pump rooms, the pipe rack, key way, railways, stairways, and walkways.

      Chips paint and buffs it, occasionally relieves the roughneck on the floor, puts pipe on catwalks -- V-door (lay down pipe), greases the crane, assists the service hands in rigging up tools, and performs daily inspection of BOP equipment.

Loads and unloads supplies and equipment from boats during rough or calm seas, monitors trash compactor, and works in pump room.

      Fuels the rig, monitors hole fill-ups while pulling out of hole, lining up trip tank, measures pipe, and ensures all safety and riding belts to make sure they are in good condition.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


            Must possess the training and experience necessary to perform the functions of the job as shown above.

            Prefer a High School diploma or equivalent.

           Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed at any time at the discretion of your manager, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.


Must possess good oral and written communication skills.



 Must possess basic math skills.



Must possess good reasoning ability.

            Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of himself/herself or others.

          Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws, regulations and company’s  safety policies.





The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials (maximum 100 pounds), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, crawling, reaching high and low, and repetitive twisting or pressure, involving wrist and hands.  Hearing, seeing (including depth perception and peripheral vision), ability of rapid mental coordination simultaneously.  Must be able to tolerate continuous vibrations and elevated noise levels as well as tolerate wearing personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to, a hard hat, steel toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness.  Mentally alert for entire regular shift.

 Must be able to work 12 hours per day, 7 days on and 7 days off; tie up and ride in a boat; climb to heights of approximately 200 feet while carrying tools, equipment and supplies up and down a ladder; load and unload boats and barges; swing on rope; and be able to swim.


This position is located in California, may be subject to extreme temperatures, hostile environments, civil unrest, etc.  Also, travel to and from work location may require extended layovers in unfamiliar locations.  Exposure to temperature changes, wetness, confined spaces, chemicals, grease and oil, working with ladder/scaffold, working with hands in water, and working alone.  Parker Drilling Company will supply adequate training and equipment to meet the functions of the job.


Application instructions:

If you are new to our site and would like to apply for a position, you can do so by clicking "Apply for this Position". You will be prompted to choose a username and password with which to login when you return to PDCareers.

If you are currently logged in and would like to apply for this position, click the "Add to My Jobs" button.

If you have a profile and have not yet logged in and would like to apply for this position, please enter your email address and password below, then click the "Add to My Jobs" button.

Previous Applicants:

If you do not remember your password click here.

Back to Search Results

New Search

Powered By Taleo