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

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Cap wells with packers, or turn valves, to regulate outflow of oil from wells.

47-5021.00 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Operate controls to stabilize machines and to position and align drills.
  • Start, stop, and control drilling speed of machines and insertion of casings into holes.
  • Regulate air pressure, rotary speed, and downward pressure, according to the type of rock or concrete being drilled.
  • Operate water-well drilling rigs and other equipment to drill, bore, and dig for water wells or for environmental assessment purposes.
  • Retract augers to force discharge dirt from holes.