Industry Transferability

Many jobs in other industries have skills and qualifications that are transferable to careers in the oil and gas industry. Assess yourself here to find jobs that may be suitable to you, or find your current job in the list below to view careers in the oil and gas industry that you may be qualified to transfer into.

Military

If you have this Military career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Mechanical Assemblers and Inspectors
  • Marine Technician (00379)
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officer
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Communications and Electronics Engineering (Air) Officer (00340)
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officer (00187)
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
  • Marine Technician (00379)
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  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
  • Marine Technician (00379)
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Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Process Operators
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Other Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Vehicle Technician (00129)
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Waterworks and Gas Maintenance Workers
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Water and Waste Treatment Plant Operators
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician
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  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
  • Marine Technician
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Valve Technician
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Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers
  • ACISS Technician
  • ATIS Technician
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Marine Technician
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
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Shippers and Receivers
  • Supply Technician (00168)
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Health Information Management Occupations
  • Health Care Administrator (00192)
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Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers
  • Vehicle Technician (00129)
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
  • Marine Technician (00379)
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Excluding Crane)
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Broadcast Technicians
  • Imagery Technician (00137)
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Broadcast Technicians
  • Imagery Technician
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
  • Marine Technician (00379)
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367), Marine Technician (00379)
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Officer
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Vehicle Technician (00129)
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Material Handlers
  • Supply Technician (00168)
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Ground and Water Transport Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks
  • Traffic Technician (00170)
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Agribuisiness

If you have this Agribuisiness career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Food Technologist
  • Brewery Technician
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Retail Salesperson
  • Retail Salesperson
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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Mechanical Assemblers and Inspectors
  • Agricultural Equipment Assembler
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
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Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade
  • Food Products/Services Sales Representative
  • Grain Dealer
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Food Technologist
  • Brewery Technician
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Process Control and Machine Operators, Food, Beverage and Associated Products Processing
  • Dry Foods Mixer Operator
  • Pasteurizer Operator
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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  • Transport Truck Driver
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Process Operators
  • Antibiotics Fermenter
  • Pharmaceutical Processing Operator
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Biological Technologists and Technicians
  • Agricultural Technician or Technologist
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Food Technologist, Brewery Technician
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Other Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Heavy Equipment Servicer
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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  • Retail Salesperson
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Agricultural Equipment Mechanic
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Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators
  • Antibiotics Fermenter
  • Pharmaceutical Processing Operator
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Stationary Farm Equipment Mechanic
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Shippers and Receivers
  • Shipping Agent
  • Freight Shipper/Receiver
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Stationary Farm Equipment Mechanic
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Mechanical Harvester Operator
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Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Process Operators
  • Antibiotics Fermenter
  • Pharmaceutical Processing Operator
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  • Retail Salesperson
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Food Technologist
  • Brewery Technician
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Agricultural Equipment Mechanic
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Ground and Water Transport Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks
  • Ship Cargo Agent
  • Client Service Representative
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Supply Chain

If you have this Supply Chain career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
  • Truck Assembly Inspector
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers
  • Truck and Transport Mechanic
  • Service Technician
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Ground and Water Transport Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks
  • Ship Cargo Agent
  • Client Service Representative
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Locomotive Mechanic
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Material Handlers
  • Warehouseman/woman
  • Bulk Materials Loader/Unloader
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Structural Metal and Platework Fabricators and Fitters
  • Shipfitter
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Shippers and Receivers
  • Freight Shipper Receiver
  • Shipping Agent
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Locomotive Mechanic
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  • Bulk Materials Loader/Unloader
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Mechanical Assemblers and Inspectors
  • Truck Assembler
  • Truck Assembly Inspector
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Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade
  • Wholesale Trade Representative
  • Import/Export Trade Person
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  • Transport Truck Driver
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Other Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Heavy Equipment Servicer
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Excluding Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Petrochemical Manufacturing

If you have this Petrochemical Manufacturing career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
  • Petroleum Technician
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  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Plant Maintenance Mechanic
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Industrial Mechanic
  • Plant Maintenance Mechanic
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Ground and Water Transport Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks
  • Ship Cargo Agent
  • Client Service Representative
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Process Operators
  • Petroleum Process Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Petrochemical Laboratory Technologist
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Petroleum, Gas and Chemical Process Operators
  • Petroleum Process Operator
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Shippers and Receivers
  • Shipping Agent
  • Freight Shipper/Receiver
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Petrochemical Laboratory Technologist
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Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade
  • Petroleum Product Sales Representative
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Petrochemical Laboratory Technologist
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  • Transport Truck Driver
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Petrochemical Laboratory Technologist
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Other Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Heavy Equipment Servicer
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Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
  • Petroleum Engineering Technician
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Excluding Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Process Operators
  • Petroleum Process Operator
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Construction

If you have this Construction career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Transport Truck Drivers
  • Cement Truck Driver
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Other Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Heavy Equipment Servicer
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Water Well Drillers
  • Water Well Driller
  • Churn Drill Operator
  • Cable Tool Driller
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
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Waterworks and Gas Maintenance Workers
  • Hydrant and Valve Maintenance Worker
  • Gas Utility Operator
  • Pipeline Maintenance Worker
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  • Water Well Driller
  • Churn Drill Operator
  • Cable Tool Driller
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Machinist
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Construction Equipment Mechanic
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Shippers and Receivers
  • Shipping Agent
  • Freight Shipper Receiver
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Construction Millwright
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Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
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Automotive Service Technicians, Truck and Bus Mechanics and Mechanical Repairers
  • Truck and Transport Mechanic
  • Service Technician
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Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics
  • Construction Millwright
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Excluding Crane)
  • Pulvimixer Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Cement Truck Driver
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
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  • Water Well Driller
  • Churn Drill Operator
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Pulvimixer Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Cement Truck Driver
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Construction Equipment Mechanic
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Pulvimixer Operator
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Ground and Water Transport Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks
  • Ship Cargo Agent
  • Client Service Representative
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Machinists and Machining and Tooling Inspectors
  • Machinist
  • Tooling Inspector
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  • Cement Truck Driver
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Mineral Engineer, Mining Engineer
  • Mineral Engineer
  • Mining Engineer
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Forestry

If you have this Forestry career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Water Well Drillers
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Delimber Operator
  • Log Processor Operator
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  • Delimber Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Machinist
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Log Processor Operator
  • Delimber Operator
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Log Processor Operator
  • Delimber Operator
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Heavy Mobile Logging Equipment Mechanic
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Delimber Operator
  • Log Processor Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Logging Truck Driver
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Material Handlers
  • Lumber Piler
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Log Processor Operator
  • Delimber Operator
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Log Processor Operator
  • Delimber Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Logging Truck Driver
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  • Log Processor Operator, Delimber Operator
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Heavy Mobile Logging Equipment Mechanic
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Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade
  • Lumber Sales Representative
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  • Logging Truck Driver
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Logging Truck Driver
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Other Automotive Mechanical Installers and Servicers
  • Heavy Equipment Servicer
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Log Processor Operator
  • Delimber Operator
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Heavy Equipment Operators (Excluding Crane)
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
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High Technology

If you have this High Technology career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Support Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, Photography and the Performing Arts
  • Motion Picture Projectionist
  • Projection Technician
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Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
  • Reservoir Engineering Technician
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Stationary Engineer
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Health Information Management Occupations
  • Health Records Classifier or Technician
  • Medical Records Classifier or Technician
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Broadcast Technicians
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Video Control Operator
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Stationary Engineer
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Chemical Engineering Technician or Technologist
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Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Stationary Engineer
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Broadcast Technicians
  • Broadcast Technician, Video Control Operator
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Stationary Engineer
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Stationary Engineer
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Chemical Engineering Technician or Technologist
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Mineral Engineer, Mining Engineer
  • Mineral Engineer
  • Mining Engineer
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Support Occupations in Motion Pictures, Broadcasting, Photography and the Performing Arts
  • Motion Picture Projectionist
  • Projection Technician
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Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade
  • Graphic Design Sales Representative
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Chemical Engineering Technician or Technologist
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Stationary Engineer
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Electronics Assemblers, Fabricators, Inspectors and Testers
  • Eletronic Components Tester
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Chemical Engineering Technician or Technologist
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Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
  • Petroleum Engineering Technician
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Telecommunications Installation and Repair Workers
  • Telecommunications Equipment Technician
  • Mobile Radio Installer
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Other Assisting Occupations in Support of Health Services
  • Sterile Processing Technician
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
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Renewable Energy/Clean Technology

If you have this Renewable Energy/Clean Technology career: You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers:
Water Well Drillers
  • Water Well Driller
  • Churn Drill Operator
  • Cable Tool Driller
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
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Biological Technologists and Technicians
  • Ecological Technologist
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Water and Waste Treatment Plant Operators
  • Environmental Systems Operator
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  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
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Rubber Processing Machine Operators
  • Scrap Rubber Grinder - Recycling
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Biochemistry Technologist
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Biochemistry Technologist
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Biochemistry Technologist
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Energy from Waste Power Operator
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Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Biochemistry Technologist
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Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Nuclear Engineering Technician
  • Power Equipment Design Technician
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