Specialist Field Engineer

Collect fluid samples from oil-or gas-bearing formations.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $100,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Specialist Field Engineers do?

Collects fluid samples from oil-or gas-bearing formations and analyzes sample to determine potential productivity of formation: Moves controls on panel to fire charge into formation and to operate hydraulic mechanism which thrusts and seals probe into perforation. Analyzes fluid in sample to determine potential productivity of formation.


Should I be a Specialist Field Engineer?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Acoustical Logging Engineer, Field Engineer, Specialist, Field Seismologist, Nuclear Logging Engineer

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