Rotary Rig Engine Operator

Operate engines to supply power for rotary oil well drilling machinery.

What does a Rotary Rig Engine Operator do?

Operates gasoline, natural gas, or diesel engines to supply power for rotary oil well drilling machinery: Starts engines and observes drilling operations to provide power under operating conditions. Assembles and dismantles pumps and other drilling equipment, using handtools. Loosens and tightens threaded sections of drill pipe and well casing. Lubricates and repairs equipment.