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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.

91% of all rotary drill operators, oil and gas work in mining, oil, and gas.

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

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Career name
Where do they work?
Continuous Mining Machine Operators
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas
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Bright Outlook
Helpers--Extraction Workers
Where do they work?
Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining
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Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators
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Mine Shuttle Car Operators
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Rock Splitters, Quarry
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Roof Bolters, Mining
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Roustabouts, Oil & Gas
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, & Mining
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Wellhead Pumpers
24% of all geoscientists work in mining, oil, and gas.

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

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Career name
Where do they work?
Biofuels Processing Technicians
Where do they work?
Biomass Plant Technicians
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Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
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Dredge Operators
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Earth Drillers
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Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators
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Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, & Blasters
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Gas Compressor & Gas Pumping Station Operators
Where do they work?
Gas Plant Operators
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Bright Outlook
Geological Sample Test Technicians
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Bright Outlook
Geophysical Data Technicians
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Bright Outlook
Geoscientists
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Hoist & Winch Operators
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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
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Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians
Where do they work?
Mining & Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers
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Bright Outlook
Petroleum Engineers
Where do they work?
Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Pump Operators
Where do they work?
Bright Outlook
Riggers