Oil and gas industry jobs
What you need to succeed
There are many career opportunities in the petroleum industry. Over the next while we are featuring some of the career paths available. This issue is about:
Tradespeople are very involved in the oil industry's day-to-day functions and help keep facilities and equipment in good working order. Here are three careers to consider:
Sound interesting? Find out more about Trades careers at the Careers in Oil and Gas website.
- Crane operators operate cranes or draglines to lift, move or place machinery, equipment and other large objects. They perform equipment inspection and maintenance, rigging, and crane set-up.
- Industrial electricians install, maintain and repair industrial electrical equipment such as wiring and lighting systems, high voltage power distribution systems and emergency or standby systems.
- Heavy-duty equipment mechanics or technicians maintain and repair heavy-duty engines and support systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and suspension and brake systems.