Directional Survey Drafter

Plot well boreholes from photographic subsurface survey recordings.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $72,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Directional Survey Drafters do?

Plots oil- or gas-well boreholes from photographic subsurface survey recordings and other data. Computes and represents diameter, depth, degree, and direction of inclination, location of equipment, and other dimensions and characteristics of borehole. Performs other duties as described under DRAFTER Master Title.

Should I be a Directional Survey Drafter?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Drafter, Directional Survey

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