Industry Transferability

Many jobs in other industries have skills and qualifications that are transferable to careers in the oil and gas industry. Asses 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

You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers: If you have this Military career:
Chemical Technologists and Technicians
  • Water, Fuels and Environmental Technician (00305)
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Mechanical Assemblers and Inspectors
  • Marine Technician
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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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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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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Mobile Support Equipment Operator (00171)
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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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Logging Machinery Operators
  • 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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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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Logging Machinery Operators
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367)
  • Marine Technician (00379)
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Power Engineers and Power Systems Operators
  • Marine Engineer (00367), Marine Technician (00379)
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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
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Ground and Water Transport Ticket Agents, Cargo Service Representatives and Related Clerks
  • Traffic Technician (00170)
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Supply Chain

You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers: If you have this Supply Chain career:
Logging Machinery Operators
  • 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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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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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
  • Locomotive Mechanic
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Sales and Account Representatives - Wholesale Trade
  • Wholesale Trade Reprsentative, Import-Export Tradesperson
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Transport Truck Drivers
  • 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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Petrochemical Manufacturing

You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers: If you have this Petrochemical Manufacturing career:
Geological and Mineral Technologists and Technicians
  • Petroleum Technician
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • 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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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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Transport Truck Drivers
  • Transport Truck Driver
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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 Drivers
  • 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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Petroleum, Gas, and Chemical Process Operators
  • Petroleum Process Operator
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Construction

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

You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers: If you have this Forestry career:
Water Well Drillers
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • Delimber Operator
  • Log Processor Operator
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Logging Machinery Operators
  • 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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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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Logging Machinery Operators
  • 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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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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High Technology

You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers: If you have this High Technology career:
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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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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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

You may be qualified for these oil and gas careers: If you have this Renewable Energy/Clean Technology career:
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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Logging Machinery Operators
  • 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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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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