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Primarily responsible for supporting oilfield operations. This is a diverse position with a variety of job duties.
Students in Roustabout Operator
are trained in the following subject areas:
This is a very diverse career pathway that can lead in many different directions. Some of the careers graduates have gone on to are:
Before entering the program, students must:
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.
While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
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National average earning potential for this career
Months needed to complete career training
Centers offering training in this program
Average salary: $59K per year Learn More
Length of training: 8-12 months months
Operate a wide variety of heavy equipment vehicles that perform the spreading and compaction of paving materials.
Average salary: $58K per year Learn More
Heavy truck drivers operate trucks with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) capacity of more than 26,000 pounds to transport goods from one location to another. These drivers deliver goods over intercity routes, often spanning several states.
Average salary: $43K per year Learn More
People with careers in this vital industry work to ensure our freight and passenger railroads, airlines, barge lines and ground transportation systems are running as safely and efficiently as possible.
Average salary: $39K per year Learn More
Operates a wide variety of heavy equipment vehicles that perform the spreading and compaction of paving materials.
Operate heavy equipment including graders, tractors, backhoes, front-end loaders, dump trucks, and trash trucks, under supervision, in a safe and effective manner.
Average salary: $38K per year Learn More
Drive trucks with a capacity of more than three tons to transport and deliver cargo. People on this career pathway have to be able to maintain truck logs according to state and federal regulations.
Inland River Deckhands perform physical labor aboard vessels and barges. Their day-to-day tasks can include making and breaking tow, standing watch, and cleaning the interior and exterior of vessels. Deckhands generally perform these tasks outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
Average salary: $24K per year Learn More
Materials handlers oversee the process of taking materials from one location to another as well as extracting and loading the materials to be transported.
Average salary: $48K per year Learn More
Average salary: $34K per year Learn More
Job Corps' Able Seaman program is offered through the Inland Boatmen's Union. Participants in this career pathway will work towards certification as an able seaman whose duties include standing watch on deck, working on equipment maintenance, and performing most of the labor required on a ship.
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