Captain Of Chaos – Masters Of Luck And Rule Tyrants
by John Konrad (gCaptain) Over the past few years a few of my fellow captains and I have been working on new ways to teach Bridge Resource Management (BRM). We...
On his first day offshore, a recent graduate from a top-notch university approached a rig hand, and introduced himself as a future Rig Manager.
Not impressed by this newbie’s vision of self-importance and status, the Rig Hand calmly stood there while being questioned about his academic background.
“Wow, you graduated high school, that’s awesome”, he says.
“Yah.”, the Rig Hand replied.
From the painfully awkward mutterings that ensued, a shocking surprise was revealed to the new graduate… The individual standing before him wearing somewhat faded coveralls and a white hard hat had not only graduated high school, but a 4-year university as well.
The fun wasn’t over however, at least not for the Rig Hand, because he had just found his minion for the next three weeks and was all too happy to bring this individual down to the right level with the assistance of a pressure washer, a squeegee, and a mud-splattered pumproom.
Lessons Learned to New Graduates…
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