Definitions for "Roughneck"
Roustabout, floorhand. Members of the drilling crew. The driller's assistants who work on the derrick floor, in the derrick to rack pipe, tend the drilling engines and mud pumps, and operate the pipe tongs.
Drill crew members who work on the derrick floor, screwing together the sections of drillpipe when running or pulling a drillstring.
an oil field worker, specifically, a guy on a drilling crew
Keywords:  cruel, brutal, fellow
a cruel and brutal fellow
Keywords:  brakeman, freight
Freight brakeman.
Keywords:  helper, rotary, see
see rotary helper