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Petroleum Service Technician

RENEWABLE RESOURCES AND ENERGY

Description

Petroleum Service Technicians install, repair, and maintain petroleum dispensers like those at convenience stores and gas stations, as well as installing and maintaining point of sale systems.

Career Details

Skills

Students in are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Service on pumps/convenience stores including replacement of parts, pump installation, and POS installation.
  • Service and install petroleum equipment in a professional and timely fashion.
  • Complete paperwork for each service call.
  • Able to take on and solve multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to communicate either in person or over the phone.

Career Options

Career Options

Graduates of this career pathway often go on to work as& petroleum service technicians or petroleum equipment installers.

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have a clean driving record.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Students who complete a program in the Renewable Resources and Energy training area can earn nationally recognized credentials from organizations such as:

  • International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
  • Professional Landcare Network (PLANET)
  • North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP)

Petroleum Service Technician Numbers to Know

$57K

National average earning potential for this career

8-12

Months to complete career training program

1

Number of centers offering training in this career

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:


Attention to detail
Commitment to safety
Cooperation
Dependability
Initiative
Integrity


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