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Careers in
Mining, Oil, & Gas

Would you like to get a job in this industry? Think about these types of careers.

67% of all petroleum engineers work in mining, oil, and gas.

Most people in these careers work in mining, oil, and gas:

Where do they work?
Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click a sun below to learn more.)
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Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click a logo below to learn more.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Continuous Mining Machine Operators
Green
Where do they work? Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
Where do they work? Geological Sample Test Technicians
Green
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Geophysical Data Technicians
Green
Where do they work? Helpers--Extraction Workers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
Where do they work? Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Mine Shuttle Car Operators
Where do they work? Petroleum Engineers
Bright Outlook
Where do they work? Rock Splitters, Quarry
Where do they work? Roof Bolters, Mining
Where do they work? Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Roustabouts, Oil & Gas
Where do they work? Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, & Mining
Green
Where do they work? Wellhead Pumpers
32% of all geoscientists work in mining, oil, and gas.

Some people in these careers work in mining, oil, and gas:

Where do they work?
Bright Outlook (New job opportunities likely in the future. Click a sun below to learn more.)
Green (Careers that are part of the green economy. Click a leaf below to learn more.)
Registered Apprenticeship (Careers with apprenticeship programs. Click a logo below to learn more.)
Career name Bright Outlook Green Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Crane & Tower Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Dredge Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Earth Drillers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Gas Compressor & Gas Pumping Station Operators
Where do they work? Gas Plant Operators
Where do they work? Geoscientists
Green
Where do they work? Hoist & Winch Operators
Where do they work? Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Apprenticeship
Where do they work? Pump Operators
Where do they work? Riggers
Bright Outlook
Apprenticeship