Offshore Storekeeper Jobs
The Offshore Materialsman \ Storekeeper is responsible for the the inventory and upkeep of the stock of
stores and spare parts that are required on all offshore rigs. The Materialsman makes sure that all inventory items are stored correctly and
securely, and that all required certificates for the stored parts are present.
The offshore materialsman must have some computer skills, as he will be using a computerized
inventory tracking program to ensure that stocks are kept at required levels. He or she will also be in charge
of ordering parts and supplies when stock falls below required levels, and receiving and taking inventory of new
parts when they come in. Supplies come in at all hours, so the Storekeeper may be taking inventory on occasion
in the wee hours of the morning.
The role is similar to that of a military Quartermaster. Having logistical or warehouse experience is usually
required, though previous offshore experience is generally not, if you have experience running a storeroom or
warehouse.Offshore Storekeeper \ Materialsman Wages
Pay is generally very good for
offshore Storekeeper jobs, with salaries ranging from the the upper 50s to mid 60s, a great
deal better than the land-based Storekeeper or Warehouse
Getting Hired For Offshore Storekeeper Jobs
If the prospect of getting hired on as an offshore storesman is something that appeals to you, you can
learn how and where to apply for offshore storesman jobs with The Oil and Gas
Jobs Resource Kit.
If you are in the U.S., the fastest method of getting hired is usually applying in person at the catering
contractors in Houston, TX and Lafayette, LO.
Most of the mid to large companies have online applications. You can do this one at a time, or utilize the
services of a company such as Rigworker, which will forward your resume to around 1200 energy and drilling companies, after
ensuring that your resume meets the format that these companies typically prefer.
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