Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas

Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove underground oil and gas, or remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Leadership * Cooperation * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Self Control * Analytical Thinking * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Observe pressure gauge and move throttles and levers to control the speed of rotary tables, and to regulate pressure of tools at bottoms of boreholes. * Connect sections of drill pipe, using hand tools and powered wrenches and tongs. * Count sections of drill rod to determine depths of boreholes.


Mining Quarrying & Oil & Gas Extraction,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

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