Drilling and Producing Oil & Gas uses the support of heavy machinery, and operating all of it requires many highly skilled manual workers. These are jobs like Welders, Electricians, Mechanics, Crane Operators and requires years of experience and training to master and become fully certified. While it may vary by trade or country, generally one would start out as an apprentice, move onto to become a Journeyman, and the most skilled and experienced become Master Tradespersons.
Here are the most common Trade & Technician Job Descriptions on RigJobs.
Trades and Technician jobs typically occur where the Oil & Gas resources are drilled, processed, or refined. So these positions typically happen at either Onshore Oilfields, Offshore Oil Rigs, or large facilities owned by the Oil Companies. Here are the most common locations for Oil & Gas Trades and Technician Jobs on RigJobs.