Why is the use of the oil rig is hard to win? Lots of people out there would love to start a new and financially rewarding career in the oil industry but find it difficult to know where to start.
Eddie Johnson has been working in the oil industry for over 30 years and 15 years of operation was straight offshore oil platforms off the coast of Scotland, during which time he worked in many of the main gear and gained experience in all aspects of employment of the rig.
In the old days it was usually the word of mouth that got him a start in gear, many of the old school supervisors and foreman would look to recruit the very men who before how limited the opportunities for new recruits in the business offshore.
After taking early retirement gear Eddie decided to put together a helpful website that provides a helping hand to new recruits potential oil and the oil industry that would like a new and rewarding career working on rigs worldwide.
Eddie suggests that little has changed in regard to employment gain offshore and offers some sound advice for accelerating the chances of getting a start.
What you have to understand is that to get a start in a rig that you have to persevere and not give up if at first you do succeed. The acquisition of the rig job can take time and effort and just as easy as trying once or twice.
There are ways to help increase your chances of getting a start offshore has to be devoted simply to find that first start offshore.
There are skills needed to win the right to board a rig. You need training and medical examinations of survival for even qualify for entry in the rigging.
Even if you approve medical exams and earn a certificate to date of survival you then have to find a rig that is willing to take on. You can increase your chances if you know the right people or systems that you could leap frog ahead of the signal.