Wellhead Pumpers:

Operate power pumps and auxiliary equipment to produce flow of oil or gas from wells in oil field.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $37,590.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 58
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -2.00 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Estimate construction, extraction, or mining project material requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Estimate project labor requirements
Explore areas for oil or gas
Perform extraction or mining related measurements

Controlling Machines and Processes

Control pumps or pumping equipment
Operate power driven pumps, equipment, or systems
Operate power generation equipment
Operate gas or petroleum distribution equipment
Control operation of compressors

Handling and Moving Objects

Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment
Don/Doff construction, extraction, or mining related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Connect hoses to equipment or machinery
Adjust construction equipment or machinery

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Clean construction or extraction related tools, equipment, or machinery
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain cargo or passenger vehicle
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Inventory Management
SAP
Customer Checkout
Supervisory Skills



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