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What Is A DISA Test and Why Is Drug Testing So Strictly Enforced In The Patch?

  • 3 weeks ago
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Anyone who is, has been, or wants to be employed in the oil and gas industry knows (or at least should know) that drug tests are a part of the job – they are typically required upon offer of employment, are always required after any sort of infraction or workplace incident, and are even commonly done on random. It only makes sense that employers would place such a high level of importance on drug tests to reduce the risk of employing those influenced by drugs or alcohol. Not only do thes...

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Nabors Drilling

  • 1 month ago
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Despite the economic downturn in recent years, the oil and gas industry remains one of the most prevalent in North America and in the world. Amongst all of the industry leading companies out there, one to watch is Nabors Drilling; a company that has a long past, full of ground breaking achievements, controversial scandals, stock market crashes, and international growth. While you may know the company by name, their mission and values, where they operate, and what they do, there is a mountain o...

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3 Tips For Landing An Oilfield Job In Texas With No Experience

  • 2 months ago
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As with any industry, Texas’ oilfields have seen their ups and downs. Despite the downturn in the oil and gas industry, however, many people still turn to the oilfields for job prospects. With the price of oil on the rise once again, there are new positions opening up and new opportunities arising for these hopeful individuals. While new job opportunities are opening up, and the industry is rising once again, it is still not as easy to find a job in Texas’ oilfields as it once was....

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6 Oilfield Jobs that don't Require a College Degree

  • 2 months ago
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Floorhand (Roustabout or Roughneck) The requirement for this position is a high school diploma, a little oil field experience, and a clean driving record. A floorhand is a manual unskilled laborer who does all the “dirty jobs” in an oil rig. A floorhand’s duties include cleaning the equipment and work site, digging up trenches, inspecting pipes, removing safety hazards, painting jobs, and other tasks that do not require complicated skills. A floorhand earns an average of 22,25...

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Applying Online: Understanding ATS and How to Get Your Resume Seen By an Employer

  • 2 months ago
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With most big oil & gas companies expecting applications to made in an online environment, you'd think that  job hunting should be easier, and more convenient, than ever before. Except it isn't, right? While it is definitely getting easier for employers seeking resumes and applications, it is not necessarily so for those looking for a job. The simple fact of the matter is this: When it comes to completing online applications for many of the Oilfields top employers, as many as 75% of res...

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