U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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47-5012 Rotary Drill Operators, Oil and Gas
Set up or operate a variety of drills to remove underground oil and gas, or remove core samples for testing during oil and gas exploration. Excludes "Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas" (47-5021).
Illustrative examples: Oil Well Driller,
Oil Well Cable Tool Operator
Broad Occupation: 47-5010 Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
Minor Group: 47-5000 Extraction Workers
Major Group: 47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010