Monitor control panels to ensure that materials are being pumped at the correct pressure, density, rate, and concentration • Operate engines and
Operate engines and pumps to shut off wells according to production schedules, and to switch flow of oil into storage tanks • Perform routine
Responsible for checking oil/gas wells which includes daily gauges, troubleshooting and performing maintenance on equipment as required. • Operate
Operate power pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field.
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
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