From extreme heat and massive swells to bitter cold and heavy rain, the oil and gas industry regularly encounters hazardous environments at sea and onshore. With structures and machinery taking up much of the limited space available, performing vital operations is a challenge.
Oil and gas sector end users and their service providers overcome these obstacles by utilizing highly trained rope access technicians to perform tasks in areas that seem impossible or, at best, very costly to get to by other access means.
A career as a rope access technician in the oil and gas field is highly rewarding. Those interested in becoming a certified rope access technician can rely on Altius Technical Services, an IRATA- and SPRAT-approved full trainer based in Las Vegas, Nevada, with industry-leading training facilities in Houston, Texas, and New Orleans, Louisiana, in the United States of America and Cape Town in South Africa.