Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining

Civilian:

Operate equipment to increase oil flow from producing wells or to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells. May also perform similar services in mining exploration operations. Includes fishing-tool technicians.

Job Titles

  • Fisherman
  • Fishing Tool Operator
  • Oil and Gas Field Technician
  • Oil and Shale and Tar Processing Technician
  • Oil Processing Technician

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$44,970

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