Detonate torpedoes in bored oil wells to start flow of oil in wells.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Shooters do?
Detonates torpedoes in bored oil wells to start or renew flow of oil in wells: Connects torpedo and electric cable terminals, using wrench. Signals HOIST OPERATOR to lower torpedo into well. Presses switch or drops go-devil down well to detonate charge. May load torpedoes with explosives. May be required to have license for handling explosives.
Should I be a Shooter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
Calm Under Pressure:
You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Coal Shooter, Dynamiter, Dynamite Shooter, Fuse Cutter, High Scaler, Oil Well Shooter, Shaft Sinker, Shot Fireman
How to become a Shooter
Most Shooters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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