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:
Oil and Gas Technicians:
This work involves the installation, operation, servicing, monitoring and fixing of equipment used in the petroleum industry.
Technicians may take anywhere from a few related courses to technical college programs in order to become eligible for certification.
Here are 3 careers to think about:
Sound interesting? Find out more about Technicians careers at the Careers in Oil and Gas website.
- Oil and Gas Transportation Services transport, load and unload the plant, rig equipment and supplies that are used in the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources.
- Warehouse Technicians provide technical support to oil and gas exploration, production and transportation. They design, plan and manage the flow of equipment and supplies.
- Marine technicians install, maintain, monitor and operate a variety of ship and rig equipment. This includes subsea equipment and running tools, choke and kill valves, and blow out preventer stacks. Common marine technician careers include: Radar systems technician; Ship repair technician and Sonar technician