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a member of a ship's crew who performs manual labor

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Hidden down a dirt road are five or six old houses where performers and roustabouts used to spend the winter.
During the oil and gas drilling boom from 2004 to 2014, the industry created some of the best-paid jobs in the economy for workers at all levels from roustabout to petroleum engineer.
Many people start out in the mining, oil, and gas industry as roustabouts, laborers, or extraction worker helpers.
Since its inception, ShaleNET has offered classes that range from CDL truck driving certifications to Roustabout 101 courses that include rig visits and a lesson on how gas gets from the ground to the home.
Semis with essential provisions rumble north, followed by packs of pickups carrying roughnecks and roustabouts.
It would have been Richard Burton or Richard Harris - both larger-than-life roustabouts who liked a drink or two.
But the docu reserves its flat-out star treatment for the carny itself--whether framing roustabouts assembling the midway in sharp-edged black-and-white, or capturing, in Super 8 Kodachrome, the whirling rides and neon lights that invite eager crowds to "Shoot the Sky.
I LOVEprogrammes about the hard-working, hard-drinking romantic roustabouts.
Thankfully, one of the roustabouts took pity on me and hauled my bum back into position and I lived to ride again.
It'll be the third time the girls have taken a party to the annual music industry shindig, flying the flag for Birmingham and being general roustabouts.
Jobs at the Fayetteville Shale Play will include roustabouts, field operators, foremen, compressor and measurement technicians, floorhands, drillers and rig managers.
Cooks and waiters, chambermaids, porters and stewards, firemen, deckhands, and roustabouts worked in what the author calls 'one of the most unique environments in antebellum America' (p.
The remaining seven players - six men and one woman - portray a bunch of clowns, acrobats, carnys and roustabouts in the low-rent traveling circus making up the world of the play.
Years ago, he remembered, his pa used to fetch him to town and let him stand there and watch the cotton-boats docked at the wharves, while roustabouts sang and unloaded the cotton, and piled it in stacks as tall as houses.
Roustabouts carry out labouring tasks that help to maintain the drilling area while roughnecks carry out duties related to the actual drilling operation.