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Automation Technician

Installs, maintains and troubleshoots equipment used to control and monitor wells, pipelines, compressors, etc.

Belmont College
Career and Technical Center (C-TEC)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus
Mid-East Career and Technology Centers
North Central State College
Stark State College
The Washington County Career Center

High School Diploma/GED

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Business Analysis Advisor

Provides financial and economic analysis services to a particular business unit to help them better understand and manage business performance.

Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace College
Bluffton University
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Cedarville University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Franklin University
Heidelberg University
Kent State University
Miami University
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Muskingum University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Northwestern Ohio
University of Rio Grande
University of Toledo
Walsh University
Wilmington University
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor's Degree; Master's Degree preferred

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Business Development Representative

Assists with evaluation of potential targets for acquisition or disposition. May also solicit third party business for operations or pipelines.

Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace College
Bluffton University
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Cedarville University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Franklin University
Heidelberg University
Kent State University
Miami University
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Muskingum University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Northwestern Ohio
University of Rio Grande
University of Toledo
Walsh University
Wilmington University
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Business Unit Vice President (Chief Financial Officer)

Has overall responsibility for financial and operational performance of a defined segment of the company. Responsible for profit/loss, budget, short and long term strategic planning, drilling programs, production, EHS performance, etc.

Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace College
Bluffton University
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Cedarville University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Franklin University
Heidelberg University
Kent State University
Miami University
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Muskingum University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Northwestern Ohio
University of Rio Grande
University of Toledo
Walsh University
Wilmington University
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Community Relations Advisor

Advises company leaders in strategic planning (public relations, media relations, charitable giving, etc.).

Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace College
Bluffton University
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Cedarville University
Central State University
Franklin University
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton

Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related field

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Completions Engineer

Determines the optimal method for completing a well and supervises actual well completions by third-party companies.

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

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Completions Superintendent

Ensures that well completions are done according to plan and notifies engineers or other field leaders of problems, recommended changes, etc. Manages contract crews in well completions.

Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Marietta College
Miami University
Ohio University
Penn State
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
West Virginia University
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Construction Coordinator or Technician

Determines needs for construction of well sites or gathering facilities (roads, power supply, water management, right-of-way, pipelines, permits, etc.) and supervises contract crews engaged in those tasks.

Bowling Green State University
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Kent State University
Stark State College
The Ohio State University Agricultural Technology Institute
Youngstown State University
Zane State College

High School Diploma/ GED; Associate’s Degree preferred

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Controller

Overall leader of the Finance and accounting function. Responsible for all accounting operations, internal and external reporting, general ledger activities, etc.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor's Degree in Finance and/or Accounting; Master's in Business preferred

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Derrickhand

Derrickhands are part of a 3-5 person drilling and/or well servicing rig crew that performs drilling or well servicing activities on crude oil and natural gas wells. Performs all well servicing tasks from an elevated position 30′-40′ off the ground on the rig. Responsible for all elevated work associated with rigging.

Eastern Gateway Community College
Start State College

High School Diploma/GED

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Development Advisor

Provides guidance and coordination for development efforts (training, career, guidance, recruiting, etc.) for a particular discipline.

Cleveland State University
Miami University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Youngstown State University

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Division Order Analyst

Analyzes lease ownership and prepares division orders dictating how royalty payments are to be disbursed based on ownership. Requests disbursements based on production reports, well expenses and contracts. May work directly with royalty owners to resolve issues.

Belmont College
Bowling Green State University
Central Ohio Technical College
Cleveland State University
Columbus State Community College
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University
Lorain County Community College
Ohio University
Stark State College
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
Washington State Community College
Wright State University
Youngstown State University
Zane State College

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Division Order Coordinator

Assists Division Order Analyst with set- up and maintenance of well divisions of interests and well information. Handles owner relations issues.

Belmont College
Bowling Green State University
Central Ohio Technical College
Cleveland State University
Columbus State Community College
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University
Lorain County Community College
Ohio University
Stark State College
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
Washington State Community College
Wright State University
Youngstown State University
Zane State College

High School Diploma/GED; Bachelor's Degree preferred

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Drilling Engineer

Determines the optimal method for drilling a well and supervises actual drilling of wells by third-party companies.

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

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Drilling Superintendent

Ensures that wells are drilled according to plan and notifies engineers or other field leaders of problems, recommended changes, etc. Produces drilling reports. May supervise movement of drilling equipment. Manages contract crews engaged in drilling of crude oil and natural gas wells.

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

High School/GED; Associate’s Degree or Bachelors Degree preferred

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Drilling Technician

Assists drilling engineers with technical tasks and data management.

Belmont College
Stark State College
Zane State College

High School/ GED; Associate’s Degree preferred

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Electrical & Instrumental Technician

Installs, maintains and troubleshoots electrical/electronic equipment used in oil and gas production processing and/or transportation.

A-Tech
Belmont College
Career and Technical Education Centers (C-TEC)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus
Mid-East Career and Technology Centers
North Central State College
Stark State College
The Washington County Career Center
Washington State Community College
Zane State College

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Electronics Technician

Performs testing, troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs on the electronic and electromechanical equipment used to monitor and control mixing, metering, and pumping equipment typically focused on data acquisition and equipment automation functions.

A-Tech
Belmont College
Career and Technical Education Centers (C-TEC)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus
Mid-East Career and Technical Centers
North Central State College
Stark State College
The Washington County Career Center
Washington State Community College
Zane State College

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Engineering Technician

Assist various types of engineers with technical tasks/data management.

Belmont College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus
Lorain County Community College
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
Washington State Community College
Youngstown State University

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Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Advisor

Manages and EHS group within a business unit. Develops EHS strategies and programs and advises business unit leadership on EHS issues such as accident prevention, process design, management of hazardous materials, regulatory compliance, etc.

Columbus State Community College
Cuyahoga Community College
Kent State University at Trumbull
Rhodes State College
Stark State College
The University of Findlay

Bachelor's Degree in Safety of Engineering

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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Field Coordinator

Coordinates EHS activities at the field level, including safety training, inspections, accident prevention, emergency response, contractor safety management, etc.

Columbus State Community College
Cuyahoga Community College
Kent State University at Trumbull
Rhodes State College
Stark State College
The University of Findlay
Zane State College

Bachelor's Degree of Science in Safety or Engineering

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Equipment Operator: Cementing

Drives and assembles mobile pumping equipment so that crude oil and natural gas bearing zones can be isolated from other zones for later production. 3-6 person crews, 24 hour call 40+ hours a week depending on customer need.

American Professional Truck Driving School
Big Rig Truck Driving School
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Polaris Career Center
Southern State Community College
Tri-County Adult Career Center

High School Diploma/GED

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Equipment Operator: Coiled Tubing

Couples with the other services to provide downhole solutions on problem or high profile wells that require the use of a coiled tubing unit. 5-15 person crews, 24 hour call and 40+ hours a week depending on customer need.

American Professional Truck Driving School
Big Rig Truck Driving School
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Polaris Career Center
Southern State Community College
Tri-County Adult Career Center

High School Diploma/GED CDL

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Equipment Operator: Fracturing and Acidization

Drives and assembles mobile pumping equipment so that crude oil and natural gas bearing zones can be isolated from other zones for later production. 3-6 person crews, 24 hour call 40+ hours a week depending on customer need.

American Professional Truck Driving School
Big Rig Truck Driving School
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Polaris Career Center
Southern State Community College
Tri-County Adult Career Center

High School Diploma/GED CDL

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Equipment Operator: Logging Services (both open and cased hole logging)

Provides downhole data acquisition service to gain as much knowledge for the customer about the well to determine how to best cement or fracture or perforate. Utilizes crane suspended electromechanical devices downhole.

American Professional Truck Driving School
Big Rig Truck Driving School
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Polaris Career Center
Southern State Community College
Tri-County Adult Career Center

High School Diploma/GED

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Equipment Operator: Service Tools

Provides downhole services using mechanical devices in conjunction with other service groups; most commonly the pumping service groups. 2-4 person crews. 24-hour call and 40+ hours a week depending on customer need.

American Professional Truck Driving School
Big Rig Truck Driving School
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Polaris Career Center
Southern State Community College
Tri-County Adult Career Center

High School Diploma/GED CDL

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Facilities Engineer

Designs pipelines, compression and/or gas processing facilities, and supervises contractors engaged in same.

Belmont College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University Tuscarawas Campus
Lorain County Community College
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
Youngstown State University

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

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Facilities Operator

Operates natural gas plant or pipeline systems.

Zane State College

High School Diploma/GED

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Field Engineer (cased-hole)

Cased-hole engineers ensure that the well was drilled and cased correctly and quality assures the data that was already acquired by running other tests downhole. Cased-hole engineers or put holes in the casing.

Belmont College
Central Ohio Technical College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Stark State College
Washington State Community College
Zane State College

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Field Operations Leader

Manages an operational segment for a particular field area (production, gathering, pipeline, etc.).

Bowling Green State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor's Degree preferred

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Financial Analyst

Provides financial analysis services such as preparing financial statements, management reports, budgets, analysis, ensuring compliance with internal controls, etc.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting

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Floorhand

Floorhands are part of a 3-5 person workover rig crew that perform services on crude oil and natural gas wells. Assists in rigging up and down, pulling/laying down rods, tubing and casing, etc.

Eastern Gateway Community College
Stark State College

High School Diploma/GED

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Fundamentals Analyst

Evaluates supply and demand fundamentals and provides recommendations to management regarding short and long-term opportunities that arise out of that analysis.

Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace College
Bluffton University
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Cedarville University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Franklin University
Heidelberg University
Kent State University
Miami University
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Muskingum University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio Northern University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Northwestern Ohio
University of Rio Grande
University of Toledo
Walsh University
Wilmington College
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Geologist

Identifies drillable prospects through analysis of geological da-ta (well logs, porosity/permeability studies, core studies, etc.) and evaluates economic viability. May work on entirely new prospects (exploration) or established plays (development).

Ashland University
Bowling Green State University
Case Western Reserve University
Cedarville University
Cleveland State University
College of Wooster
Denison University
Kent State University
Marietta College
Miami University
Muskingum University
OSU School of Earth Sciences
Ohio University
Ohio Wesleyan University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Mount Union
University of Toledo
Wittenberg University
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor's Degree in Geology. Master's Degree in Geology preferred.

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Geophysicist

Evaluates geophysical data (seismic, gravity, magnetic, etc.) in order to indentify exploration prospects or assist with the development of existing plays.

The Ohio State University School of Earth Sciences
University of Akron
Wright State University

Bachelor's Degree in Geophysics. Master's Degree in Geophysics preferred.

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Geoscience Technician

Assist Geologists, Geophysicists, etc. with various technical tasks, including data loading/database management, mapping, etc.

Cedarville University
Denison University
Muskingum University
The Ohio State University
Ohio University
University of Mount Vernon
Washing State Community College

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Government Affairs Analyst

Monitors regulatory developments and advises business on compliance, new developments, etc.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Human Resources Advisor

Provide Human Resources support (recruiting, staffing, employee development, compensation, etc.) to a particular business unit. Services as first point of contact for human resources issues for employees within that organizational segment.

Marietta College
Muskingum University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
Tiffin University
University of Akron
University of Mount Union
Walsh University

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JIB Accountant

Performs accounting services relating to joint-interest billing (JIB). Ensures that expenditures are recorded accurately, maintains joint interest of division interests, allocations and overhead contracts, and verifies that joint interest owners are properly billed.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business. Master's Degree in Finance of Accounting, or Business preferred.

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Land Coordinator

Assists Land Negotiators with negotiations and administrative tasks, such as title work, correspondence with landowners, agencies, etc.

Capital University
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland State University
Marietta College
Ohio Northern University
Penn State
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Toledo
West Virginia University

Associate's Degree. Bachelor's Degree preferred.

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Land Mapping Technician

Produces land maps as needed by Land Negotiators or others. Maintains land databases.

Stark State College
University of Akron
Washington State Community College

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Land Negotiator

Negotiates with private owners, governmental authorities and/or other companies to obtain oil and gas leases or contracts. Works with landowners on surface issues such as access, construction, etc. Clears title for drilling.

Capital University Law School
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland State University
Marietta College
Ohio Northern University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Toledo

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration; Law Degree Preferred

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Land Surveyor

Provides detailed survey of leased land for the development of oil and gas drilling and production sites, creates Plat maps, survey(s) required by governmental agencies, Plot plans, Topo maps, and pipeline and utility surveys.

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
Columbus State Community College
Ohio University
Owens Community College
Sinclair Community College
The Ohio State University
University of Akron

Four-year ABET-accredited or Board-approved surveying degree, or Civil Engineering degree with 16 semester hours of Board-approved surveying coursework.

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Landowner Relations Coordinator

Works with local landowners, community or citizen’s groups, etc. on issues relating to drilling and production operations.

Ashland University
Baldwin Wallace College
Bluffton University
Bowling Green State University
Capital University
Cedarville University
Cleveland State University
Franklin University
Marietta College
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Ohio Dominican University
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton

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Lease Analyst

Sets up new leases upon direction from Land Negotiators. Establishes lease payment schedules and ensures that rental payments are made in a timely manner. Maintains records of well locations, contracts, lease expiration dates and operation conditions.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Marietta College
Ohio University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Lease Operator (Well Tender/ Pumper)

Operates wells and associated production facilities.

A-Tech
Ashland West Holmes Career Center
Belmont-Harrison Career Center
Buckeye Career Center
Career and Technical Education Centers (C-TEC)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Mahoning County Career and Technical Center
Maplewood Career Center
R.G. Drage Career and Technical Center
Start State College
Trumbull Career and Technical Center
Wayne County Schools Career Center
Zane State College

High School Diploma/GED

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Lease Records Coordinator

Assists Lease Analysts with set-up and maintenance of lease records.

Belmont College
Central Ohio Technical College
Columbus State Community College
Cuyahoga Community College
Kent State University at Trumbull
Lorain County Community College
Ohio University
Stark State College
University of Akron
Washington State Community COllege

High School Diploma/GED, Associate's Degree preferred

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Legal (Attorney)

Provides legal services to the organization on a variety of topics (contract law, mineral law, environmental and dispcvositions, employment, etc.).

Capital University Law School
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland State University
Ohio Northern University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Toledo

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Maintenance or Mechanical Technician (Mechanic)

Installs, maintains and troubleshoots mechanical equipment.

Career and Technical Education Centers (C-TEC)
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
Kent State University at Trumbull
Mid-East Career and Technology Canters
Stark State College
The Washington County Career Center
University of Akron
Wayne County Schools Career Center
Zane State College

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Diesel Mechanic

Performs maintenance and repairs on diesel powered equipment.

Buckeye Career Center
Career & Technical Educational Centers (C-TEC)
Mahoning County Career & Technical Center
Mid-East Career and Technical Center
The Washington County Career Center
Wayne County Schools Career Center
Washington State Community College

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Mud Engineer

Mud engineers supply crude oil and natural gas companies and their drillers with carefully calibrated drilling fluid (mud) to lubricate the drill bit and minimize damage to the reservoir and other stratigraphic layers as they drill to the goal depth.

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

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MWD Field Engineer (Measurement While Drilling)

MWD engineers and Directional Drillers steer the drill bits, sometimes horizontally, sometimes through multiple reservoirs to maximize the potential of a single well. Field operations at well site work, living quarters at well site. 24 hour call.

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

Bachelor's or Associates Degree

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Natural Gas Balancing Analyst

Prepares monthly natural gas balancing statements for operated and non-operated wells & distributes statements to working interest owners.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

Bachelor’s Degree

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Natural Gas Controller/Scheduler

Nominates, allocates, confirms, and balances gas flow volumes with purchasers, pipelines and well owners. Administers the sales by ensuring the gas flows as nominated. Manages gathering and transportation contracts, ensuring that no penalties are incurred.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Natural Gas Marketing Representative

Markets natural gas production through term sales and spot sales to merchants, wholesalers, distribution companies, industrial consumers, co-generators, etc. Identifies and contacts viable purchasers; initiates customer contact and follows up with after sales service.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Office Services Coordinator

Supervises various office functions including mail service, cellular phone service, furniture, space design, pool vehicles, etc.

Central Ohio Technical College
Kent State University
Stark State College
Washington State Community College

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Petroleum Engineer

Focuses on the exploration for and extraction of hydrocarbons (crude oil or natural gas). Works closely with geologists to determine where accessible reservoirs of hydrocarbons are located, as well as the best method for safe removal . (See also: Completions Engineer, Drilling Engineer, Facilities Engineer, MWD Field Engineer, Mud Engineer, Reservoir Engineer and Water Systems Engineer).

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree

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Plant Coordinator

First-line supervisor of a natural gas plant.

Zane State College

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Procurement Coordinator

Selects and negotiates with vendors to procure (buy) supplies needed for large-scale operations (drilling, production, etc.).

University of Akron

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Production Coordinator

First-line supervisor of production operations (lease operations).

Belmont College
Stark State College
Zane State College

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Production Services Representative

Serves as main point of contact for marketing issues within an assigned business unit. Facilitates communication between marketing, gathering services, and E&P (Exploration and Production) personnel to ensure that natural gas can be marketed as soon as wells come on production and that the value of natural gas is maximized through effective negotiations of gathering, processing, and transportation agreements.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Production Technician

Provides administrative support to a field operation, such as daily production reporting, filing, invoice coding, mail distribution, etc.

Belmont College
Central Ohio Technical College
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Lorain County Community College
Stark State College
Washington State Community College
Zane State College

High School Diploma/ GED, Associate's Degree preferred

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Records Coordinator

Assists with maintenance of lease records in a central file room.

Belmont College
Central Ohio Technical College
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Lorain County Community College
Stark State College
Washington State Community College
Zane State College

High School Diploma/GED

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Regulatory Analyst

Obtains federal, state, and local permits needed for drilling, completion, and production processes. Maintains records and reports required to be maintained by various governmental agencies. May advise management of new or existing regulatory issues that effect crude oil and natural gas operations.

Capital University Law School
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland State University
Ohio Northern University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Toledo

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Rental Analyst

Sets up schedules of lease payment due dates and ensures that all rental payments and obligations are made in a timely manner.

Capital University Law School
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland State University
Ohio Northern University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Dayton
University of Toledo

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Reservoir Engineer

Analyzes characteristics of reservoirs to identify and optimize exploration techniques. Develops reservoir estimates and future production schedules.

Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

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Revenue Accountant

Performs accounting services relating to revenue (income) resulting from E&P (Exploration and Production) or gathering business. Ensures that royalties, production taxes, and amounts due to joint interest owners are properly paid and the volumes and prices received are accurate and reported.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Roustabout

Performs a variety of relatively unskilled tasks relating to E&P (Exploration and Production) activities, including grounds maintenance, painting, clearing vegetation, etc.

Belmont College
Buckeye Career Center
Eastern Gateway Community College
Mid-East Career and Technology Centers
Stark State College
The Washington County Career Center
Zane State College

High School Diploma/GED

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Supervisor – Workover Rigs (Tool Pusher)

Supervisors are the lead person of a 3-5 person workover rig crew that performs services on crude oil and natural gas wells. Plans and coordinates job procedures with customers, vendors and other contractors.

Progressive on-the-job training

High School Diploma/GED

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Technical Services Maintenance Coordinator

Supervises a group of field technicians.

Belmont College
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Kent State University at Trumbull
Lorain County Community College
Stark State College
University of Akron
Washington State Community College
Youngstown State University
Zane State College

High School Diploma/GED, Associate's Degree preferred

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Transaction Analyst

Ensures that all purchase and sales transactions are entered into the natural gas management and risk management systems accurately and in a timely manner. Manages the confirmation process and trader sign-off sheets.

Bowling Green State University
Central State University
Cleveland State University
Kent State University
Miami University
Ohio University
Shawnee State University
The Ohio State University
University of Akron
University of Cincinnati
University of Toledo
Wright State University
Youngstown State University

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Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers provide a wide range of services from moving heavy equipment, drilling rigs, service rigs, support equipment, and supplies. Truck types can include straight, tractor trailers, tanker, and vacuum trucks.

American Professional Truck Driving School
Big Rig Truck Driving School
Cuyahoga Community College
Eastern Gateway Community College
Great Lakes Truck Driving School
Polaris Career Center
Southern State Community College
Tri-County Adult Career Center

High School Diploma/ GED CDL A Some jobs will require additional driver endorsements.

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Water Systems Engineer

Determines optimal strategies and designs facilities for management of wastewater associated with drilling and E&P (Exploration and Production) operations.

Eastern Gateway Community College
Marietta College
Penn State
West Virginia University

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Welder / Welder Helper

Provides a large variety of services from production equipment fabrication and repair to pipeline welding and construction.

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Hobart Institute of Welding Technology
Lorain County Community College
Stark State College
Zane State College

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Ashland West Holmes Career Center
Belmont College
Columbiana County Career and Technical Center
Career Center & Technical Educational Centers (C-TEC)
Mid-East Career & Technology Center
R.G. Drage Career & Technical Center
Stark State College
The Washington County Career Center
Tri-County Adult Career Center
Trumbull Career & Technical Center
Wayne County Schools Career Center

Associate’s/ Technical Degree Experience varies from 2 -5 years minimum.