Hot Jobs in Oil and Gas

2014-09-Most-Difficult-to-Fill-Positions-e1409941419382Skilled oil and gas professionals are a hot commodity in today’s market.  According to a recent report by Rigzone, an online oil and gas service, competition for industry professionals with transferable skills paired with an increase in drilling activity across the country make top talent an elusive find.  Rigzone polled approximately 200 oil and gas industry hiring managers to come up with the top eight most difficult positions to fill.

The most difficult positions to fill, according to Rigzone are:

  1. Drilling engineers, petroleum engineers and reservoir engineers
  2. Mechanical engineers
  3. Process engineers and health and safety managers and advisors
  4. Mechanics
  5. Accounting or finance professionals and production engineers
  6. Field service techs
  7. Welders and fitters
  8. Pipeline engineers, sales and marketing professionals and coil tubing professionals


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