Contractors and supervisors of oil and gas drilling and services

Contractors and supervisors of oil and gas drilling and services

NOC
8222

- Contractors and supervisors, oil and gas drilling and services

Oversee and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in drilling for oil or gas, operating service rigs, or providing oil and gas well services.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

10
 

Median Hourly Wage

$29.00
$17.00
Low
$50.00
High

Median Salary

$93,980
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

88
 

% Working Full Time

92%
 

% Working Full Year

46%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in drilling for oil or gas, operating service rigs, or providing oil and gas well services. They are employed by drilling and well service contracting companies and by petroleum producing companies. Oil field consultants may be self-employed.

Main Duties

Supervisors in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Supervise, co-ordinate and schedule the activities of workers who drill for oil and gas, operate service rigs or provide oil and gas well services
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and co-ordinate work activities with other departments
  • Requisition and procure materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve productivity and safety
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment.

Also Known As

  • fracturing supervisor
  • multi-service operator - oil field services
  • rig manager
  • well services crew supervisor
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Completion of college or petroleum industry approved training courses is required.
  • Extensive experience in the occupations supervised is required.
  • A two-year college diploma in petroleum engineering technology may be required.
  • Certificates in first aid, hydrogen sulphide awareness, blowout prevention, well control, workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS), transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) or other safety and technical subjects are required and are obtained by completing short courses.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

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15.4%
Female
84.6%
Male
Employment by age

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0.0%
15-24
0.0%
25-34
35.7%
35-44
35.7%
45-54
14.3%
55-64
14.3%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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23.1%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
30.8%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
0.0%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
30.8%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
15.4%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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44.4%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction
11.1%
Construction
11.1%
Transportation and warehousing
33.3%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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27.30%
Northeast
36.40%
Southeast
36.40%
Southwest
0.00%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

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Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

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No Data Available
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$93,980

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$92,078

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$93,980

Newfoundland

$134,398

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$102,909

Canada

$103,930
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

10
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

10
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

40
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

3
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

36