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

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Monitor progress of drilling operations, and select and change drill bits according to the nature of strata, using hand tools.

47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Select and attach drill bits and drill rods, adding more rods as hole depths increase, and changing drill bits as needed.
  • Monitor drilling operations, checking gauges and listening to equipment to assess drilling conditions and to determine the need to adjust drilling or alter equipment.
  • Select the appropriate drill for the job, using knowledge of rock or soil conditions.
  • Observe electronic graph recorders and flow meters that monitor the water used to flush debris from holes.
47-5013.00 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining Bright Outlook   Green Occupation Green
  • Listen to engines, rotary chains, or other equipment to detect faulty operations or unusual well conditions.
  • Select fishing methods or tools for removing obstacles such as liners, broken casing, screens, or drill pipe.
  • Monitor sound wave generating or detecting mechanisms to determine well fluid levels.
47-2073.00 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Connect hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkages, or power takeoff shafts to tractors.
  • Select and fasten bulldozer blades or other attachments to tractors, using hitches.
47-5061.00 Roof Bolters, Mining
  • Position bolting machines, and insert drill bits into chucks.
  • Remove drill bits from chucks after drilling holes and insert bolts into chucks.
47-5042.00 Mine Cutting and Channeling Machine Operators
  • Observe indicator lights and gauges, and listen to machine operation to detect binding or stoppage of tools or other equipment problems.
  • Monitor movement of shale along conveyors from hoppers to trucks or railcars.

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