Jobs on Offshore Oil Rigs

Jobs on offshore oil rigs, including a detailed description of specific requirements, salaries and benefits in each department and area on board.

Jobs on Offshore Oil Rigs
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The modern offshore gas and oil industry began its production operations in 1.947 and it is going to last for a long time due to the increasing demand for hydrocarbons, which means an extraordinary and unprecedented push for new offshore gas and oil exploitation.

This huge industry employs a large number of personnel in a very wide range of positions and fields. Each and every one presents different possibilities and diverse potential earnings. Some of them don´t require any previous training or experience, another ones are very particular and demanding.

The most of the employees aboard an offshore installation works in construction, drilling operations and gas or crude extraction, which means some 30-35% of the personnel; managers and administrative employees represent the another 65-70%.

Besides, applicants must consider that many companies have excellent training programs for the new employees to advanced and become more experienced and qualified, which is always an asset to them.

To apply for a job in some of the different departments on board, you will have to check out the specific requirements of the available positions and compare them with your own personal qualities and aspirations.

You can go over the wages, requirements and functions of each available position by clicking the following sections.

Entry-Level Positions Deck Personnel Drilling Department Engineering Department Food Preparation and Services Department Maintenance Department Managers and Supervisors Marine Department Medical Personnel Subsea Department Other Positions

NOTE: The positions listed in the sections accessible through the links on this table provide just a general description. To check current available job openings to work on offshore oil and gas rigs, please visit our Job Vacancies section.

Job Opportunties

Job Opportunties

The maritime cluster offers considerable job opportunities to workers and professionals unemployed or seeking for an occupational change.


Most In-Demand Jobs on Offshore Oil Rigs

Most In-Demand Jobs - Offshore Oil Rigs

There is a large diversity of positions and jobs to be filled on offshore oil and gas rigs.

We would like to offer you a listing of the most in-demand positions in this segment of the maritime sector.

Job and Career Advice

The offshore oil and gas industry is a growing sector with a constant recruiting of employees and professionals able to perform in a challenging, stimulating working environment.

Job and Career Advice

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In any case, we would like to offer our contact section to anybody interested in obtaining information about any aspect related to available positions and their requirements to work on offshore oil and gas rigs.

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Jobs on Offshore Oil Rigs