What Are the Most In-Demand Oil & Gas Jobs to Recruit For?

Hiring trends can change year after year, and with this year coming to a close, businesses might be looking to bring talent into their team in the coming year, while some experienced employees might be looking to make a change. As more of the current oil and gas industry employees move into retirement, there are also more positions opening to fill these vacancies.

Though many oil and gas companies experienced slower business recently and the industry as a whole slowed down hiring, there is expected to be an uptick in recruitment for energy sector positions. Here are some of the jobs those in the oil and gas industry expect to be hiring for in the coming months.

Operations and Production Positions

Whether it’s adding new or expanding current infrastructure, or maintaining current pipeline and supply, the industry prediction is more hiring will happen around the operational and production sides of the business. Most of these positions will require at least five years of experience, with some organizations looking to fill these positions with candidates at the senior level.

  • Supply Procurement and Construction
  • Production Operator
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Wellsite Supervisor

Engineer and Technician Positions

Engineers and technicians are some of the foundational positions in the energy industry, and hiring continues to grow in these areas. These positions are likely to require candidates with anywhere from five to ten years of experience, though some entry-level positions are expected to be available as well.

  • Safety Engineer
  • Electrical Technician
  • Mechanical Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer

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