Operate equipment to increase oil flow from producing wells or to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells. Includes fishing-tool technicians.
Pulling Unit Operator, Reverse Unit Operator, Rig Operator, Service Operator, Service Rig Operator, Tool Pusher, Well Service Rig Operator, Well Servicing Rig Operator, Wireline Operator, Work Over Rig Operator
Employment of Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining is projected to grow 13 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than average compared to all occupations.
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