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Oil Well Fishing Tool Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$141,605 (USD)

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The average pay for an Oil Well Fishing Tool Operator is $141,605 a year and $68 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Oil Well Fishing Tool Operator is between $98,536 and $176,039. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Analyzes conditions of unserviceable oil or gas wells and directs use of special well-fishing tools and techniques to recover lost equipment and other obstacles from boreholes of wells: confers with superintendent, drilling and production to gather information regarding size of pipes and tools and borehole conditions in wells.
  • Plans fishing methods and selects tools for removing obstacles, such as liners, broken casing, screens, and drill pipe from wells.
  • Directs drilling crew in applying weights to drill pipes, in using special tools, in applying pressure to circulating fluid (mud), and in drilling around lodged obstacles or specified earth formations, using whipstocks and other special tools.
  • Observes load variations on strain gauge, mudpump, and motor pressure indicators, and listens to sounds of engines and rotary chains to detect signs of faulty operations or unusual conditions in wells.
  • Quotes prices to customer and prepares reports of services rendered, tools used, and time required, to serve as basis for billing customer.
  • May direct drilling crew in installation of well-bottom equipment.
Oil Well Fishing Tool Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Petroleum Engineers

Job family population: 32,010

Estimated population of Oil Well Fishing Tool Operator jobs: N/A

Rate of error: 4.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Oil Well Fishing Tool Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Machine Operator (3rd Shift)
May 14
Springfield, NJ, USA
Express Employment Professionals
... oil. As this person loads corrugated cardboard into Robotic machines, they will also need to record ... Our candidate will need to be able to read and write well, recognize and understand Lot & Box ...
Mechanic, Small Equipment
Mar 4
Elmsford, NY, USA
Westchester Tool Rentals
Full Time Mechanic needed for a busy Equipment/Tool Rental business with openings in our Elmsford ... Operating certificates helpful * Lift knowledge a plus * Prior diagnostic/troubleshooting and ...
Line Lead/Machine Operator
Apr 30
Englewood, NJ, USA
Stratas Foods
Shift: 6:30am - 3:30pm Responsibilities: · Responsible for the safety, well-being and training of ... Company Description Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice ...
CNC Operator
May 14
Wall Township, NJ, USA
TeleSearch Staffing Solutions
Experience with measuring instruments and machine tool is a plus. Must be able to read a ruler and ... a well established, certified female-owned firm specializing in temporary and direct-hire ...
Apr 19
Elmsford, USA
Westchester Tool Rentals
Full time mechanic needed for a busy equipment/tool rental business in Elmsford NY. The job entails ... Operating certificates helpful Lift knowledge a plus Must be competent reading and writing English ...
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