U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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47-5013 Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining
Operate equipment to increase oil flow from producing wells or to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells. May also perform similar services in mining exploration operations. Includes fishing-tool technicians.
Illustrative example: Well Servicing Rig 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