GAS WELL TENDER
Students will obtain the education and skills to work in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Instruction in this 80-hour program includes necessary terminology, safety procedures and training for individuals to obtain entry-level positions in the Oil and Gas Industry.COURSE TOPICS
Identifying Procedures in Distribution
Identifying Fuel Gases
Controlling and Preventing Fires
Maintaining a Safe Working Environment
Duties and Responsibilities of Gas Well Tenders
Using Combustible Gas Indicators
Control Valve Operation and Maintenance
Pipe Line Heaters
Care and Operation of Dehydration Units
Preventing Pipeline FreezesCLASS REQUIREMENTS
Act 34 Clearance
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check
Act 33 Clearance
Pennsylvania State Child Abuse HistoryTEXTBOOK
Storage Well Tending, ITS 2008COOPERATING COMPANIES
Appalachian Energy Services
Butch’s Rat Hole & Anchor Service
Rockwater Energy Solutions
Frac TechPOTENTIAL CAREERS
Hydro Fracturing Technician
Well TenderWELL TENDER SKILLS
Operation and Control
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Watching gauges, dials or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Using mathematics to solve problems.
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
Quality Control Analysis
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.WAGES AND EMPLOYMENT TRENDS
Median Wages (2008)
$15.31 Hourly, $31,840 Annually
Projected Growth (2008-2018)
Projected Need (2008-2018)
525,000 Additional EmployeesPROGRAM COSTS
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