Position: Roustabout

Positions Available 3
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 30th May 18
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 13022
Contact Careers careers@puglisevich.com

Position details






LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland

TYPE OF RIG: Semi-Submersible 



JOB SUMMARY:  Carry out cargo handling duties, general cleaning, maintenance and other manual labor as assigned/directed



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • 1+ years previous experience in a role with 6th generation semi submersible drilling rig
  • Operational experience with the gantry cranes (experience includes redressing of the crane, the various modes the crane can be operated in and how to handle errors and alarms on proxies, the Smartzone system etc)
  • Experience with rigging and slinging, as well as banksman duties
  • Marine industry experience considered an asset
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to read and write operational instructions as it pertains to equipment being used
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Must have Basic Survival Training, H2S Alive, First Aid, WHMIS 2015, Fall Protection and Confined Space Entry, Rigging Slinging Banksman, Offshore Fire Team and Helideck Team Training.


  • Prepare cargo for lift by attaching appropriate slings through shackles and other attaching devices.  Check load for clearance, obstructions, balance and proper attachment
  • Give or relay hand signals and/or radio signals to crane operator to control lift and movement of load
  • Manually lift, carry, and move equipment, tools, and materials from place to place as required.  Ensure to use correct body positioning and safe lifting procedures
  • Remove waste, debris, and accumulated trash from decks, stairs, compartments and other areas of the rig and dispose of properly
  • Sweep and wash decks, bulkheads, and structures using brooms, mops, rags, brushes, air, and high-pressure water hoses
  • Clean up spills and accumulated waste and take all necessary actions to prevent tripping and slipping hazards
  • Keep hand tools in good condition, properly maintained, and stored when not in use.  Keep lines, hoses, sling, etc., coiled and other material properly stored
  • Operate air hoists, hydraulic hoists, chain hoists, and other cargo handling gear to pick up and move tubular and other heavy equipment
  • Assist in carrying out Preventative Maintenance on cranes and associated wireline
  • Relieve the Floorhand and assist on the drill floor as required
  • Assist in the mixing of mud chemicals, pit/tank cleaning and pump room maintenance
  • Assist in the maintenance of firefighting and lifesaving equipment
  • Assist with the running and retrieval of the BOP and auxiliary equipment
  • Perform helideck duties as directed by the Helicopter Landing Officer
  • Assist in the care and maintenance of the rig’s machinery and equipment using proper tools and following safety rules and procedures
  • Assist in the care and protection of drill pipes, marine riser joints, and other tubular using such items as brushes, rabbits, thread protectors, pipe dopes, etc
  • Assist in assembling, dismantling, and maintaining of deck machinery, pumps, drilling tools, and other mechanical equipment
  • Assist in slipping and cutting of wire lines, inspection and maintenance of wire and fiber lines, slings and other lifting equipment
  • Assist in erecting scaffolding and staging as required
  • Prepare and clean deck surfaces, superstructures, bulkheads, etc prior  to priming and painting
  • Paint prepared surfaces as directed;  i.e. apply coats of primer, paint, and varnish with rollers and spray guns in accordance with painting specifications
  • Assist as directed during rig moves and anchor handling operations
  • Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
  • Participate in the START process
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to company policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe area for task assigned.  Stow all tools and equipment at the end of each tour so as to avoid safety hazards for other operations
  • Participate in emergency drills and respond to emergency situations as per designation on station bill
  • Report any incidents, potential hazard or abnormal situations to supervisors
  • Attend the weekly safety meetings.  Actively  participate in all pre-tour meetings as required
  • Meets the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process


It is the objective of Transocean and Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Please send along your resume to careers@puglisevich.com


Company Info

Company: Puglisevich