Sample Career Roadmap
Top Expected Tasks
Assess costs and estimate the production capabilities and economic value of oil and gas wells, to evaluate the economic viability of potential drilling sites.
Develop plans for oil and gas field drilling, and for product recovery and treatment.
Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing, or well surveys.
Analyze data to recommend placement of wells and supplementary processes to enhance production.
Monitor production rates, and plan rework processes to improve production.
Interpret drilling and testing information for personnel.
Specify and supervise well modification and stimulation programs to maximize oil and gas recovery.
Assist engineering and other personnel to solve operating problems.
Confer with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve design, research, and testing problems.
Coordinate the installation, maintenance, and operation of mining and oil field equipment.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Engineering and Technology
Computers and Electronics
Administration and Management
Complex Problem Solving
(STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics