Oil Job – How to Aim for This Kind of Job

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If a person that is looking for work and has knowledge about the production of oils and/or in construction, oil job opportunities are what he’ll search for. There are several jobs that are associated with oil. Oil industries develop and operate oil properties. Some of the activities done are in equipping wells, drilling, completing. Some activities also involved in crude petroleum are emulsion breakers, operating separators, desalting equipment and in the field of gathering. And all the activities that are involved during the production up to the shipment until it reaches the market.

Subsectors of oil industries involved crude petroleum, extraction of oil from oil sands and oil shale and mining.

There are several oil jobs that can be associated with oil. You may work with the production, construction or even in analysis in laboratory. One of the oil job opportunities that are now one of the booming jobs because of its salary is in offshore oil rigs. This kind of job do some risks to be employed and this job involved first and foremost to travel. It requires you to be not home for several weeks and sometimes turned into months. The good thing is that they are provided well with food, their quarters are clean, comfortable and well kept, and the best is the excellent advancement of opportunities and benefits. The salary ranges from $40,000 to $60,000 every year, working just for six months. The companies even provide better faster trainings to provide you more duties and more responsibilities upon working offshore. They have excellent advanced training that could move you up from trainee to more responsible and more efficient position that could fit you.



Offshore oil drilling is one of the oil employment opportunities in offshore rigs. The employment of this kind of job still rises and still expected to rise due to the high demand of people with this king of energy source. Even there are other sources instead of using this type of energy source; the people still choose this kind of source thus the production highly continues.

Several of the companies want their personnel stay is enjoyable and effective. Some give accommodations to them that can meet the 4 or 5 star hotel standards and services considering the fact that they are living in the middle of the ocean. The oil careers in rigs are highly needed and still increasing. The jobs in oil rigs are driller, safety man, rig medic, derrickman, chief and captain engineer, mud man or shaker hand, watch stander or control man, tool pusher, barge engineer, roughnecks or floor men, rig electrician, motorman, rig welder, assistant driller, storekeeper, rig mechanic, crane operator, assistant driller, cleaner or painter and subsea engineer. Most of the shift in offshore rigs is 14/21 which means you will have 14 days of work and 21 off duty. So, the personnel sent their vacations and holidays more often after several days or weeks of staying in the middle of the ocean. The roustabouts and roughnecks or which sometimes called the drill deck workers earn approximately $47,000 every year. The specialized jobs like of drillers have a salary of about %56,000 while the tool pushers, drill supervisors and leaders have a salary ranging from $75,000 to $100,000 every year. The entry level positions have a salary of about $50,000 to $80,000. The positions that are involved in trades, technical and other professional positions have a salary ranging from $70,000 to $220,000 every year.

Life in offshore is not that easy but the company provide some facilities that could help their personnel keep safe and warm. The personnel are issued and given a pair of safety boots, a hard hat, safety goggles or glasses and other safety equipments for coveralls. The personnel must also show their interest upon working offshore and must keep their attitude level and must be focused at all time. You may have work for 12 hours a day counted as one shift or even in double shift working for 24 hours because the oil rig operation is a 24-hour operation.

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