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47-5012.00 - Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook

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Start and examine operation of slush pumps to ensure circulation and consistency of drilling fluid or mud in well.

47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Maintain and perform safety inspections on equipment and tools.
  • Operate pumps that circulate water, oil, or other fluids through wells to remove sand or other materials obstructing the free flow of oil.
  • Examine unserviceable wells to determine actions to be taken to improve well conditions.
  • Insert detection instruments into wells with obstructions.
47-5011.00 Derrick Operators, Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Inspect derricks, or order their inspection, prior to being raised or lowered.
  • Inspect derricks for flaws, and clean and oil derricks to maintain proper working conditions.
  • Start pumps that circulate mud through drill pipes and boreholes to cool drill bits and flush out drill cuttings.
47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas Bright Outlook
  • Pour water into wells, or pump water or slush into wells to cool drill bits and to remove drillings.
  • Perform pumping tests to assess well performance.
47-2061.00 Construction Laborers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Tend pumps, compressors, or generators to provide power for tools, machinery, or equipment or to heat or move materials, such as asphalt.
  • Tend machines that pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster, or stucco through spray guns for application to ceilings or walls.
47-2152.01 Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Operate motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements, or facility floors.

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