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- 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drilling oil and gas wells in area consisting of one or more wellsites: Directs workers to erect, dismantle, and move drilling rigs, and drilling crews in setting up and operating power units, draw works and other drilling equipment.
- 2) Plans delivery of drilling tools, fuel, water, and other supplies for use at drill site.
- 3) Orders type of drilling bits to be used, according to type of strata encountered.
- 4) Directs workers in mixing drilling mud and circulating mud in borehole, and in use of special drilling mud to prevent blowouts from gas pressure.
- 5) Orders installation of control head to control flow when well begins to produce gas or oil.
- 6) May supervise operations at producing wells to maintain and regulate flow of gas or oil.
- 7) Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.
- 8) May supervise PROSPECTING DRILLERS drilling shallow boreholes for use in seismic prospecting or to obtain core samples and be designated Tool Pusher, Shallow-Exploratory Drilling.
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