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Rotary Driller Marine Operations Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$76,575 (USD)

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The average pay for a Rotary Driller Marine Operations is $76,575 a year and $37 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Rotary Driller Marine Operations is between $54,920 and $94,494. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates gasoline, diesel, electric, or steam draw works to drill oil or gas wells: observes pressure gauge and moves throttles and levers to control speed of rotary table which rotates string of tools in borehole, and to regulate pressure of tools at bottom of borehole.
  • Connects sections of drill pipe, using handtools and powered wrenches and tongs.
  • Selects and changes drill bits according to nature of strata, using handtools.
  • Pushes levers and brake pedals to control draw works which lowers and raises drill pipe and casing into and out of well.
  • Examines operation of slush pumps to ensure circulation and consistency of mud (drilling fluid) in well.
  • Examines drillings or core samples from bottom of well to determine nature of strata.
  • Fishes for and recovers lost or broken bits, casing and drill pipes from well, using special tools attached to end of drill pipe or cable.
  • Keeps record of footage drilled, location and nature of strata penetrated, and materials used.
  • Caps well or turns valves to regulate outflow of oil from well.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts of machinery, using handtools.
  • May lower and explode charge in borehole to start flow of oil from well.
  • May specialize in drilling underwater wells from barge-mounted derricks or drilling platforms and be designated rotary driller, marine operations.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Rotary Driller Marine Operations Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Sheet Metal Worker - Entry Level
Dec 14
Manchester, CT, USA
Paradigm Precision Holdings, Inc.
... marine industry, rotary wing and unmanned aerial vehicles. PURPOSE/SUMMARY: To perform all the ... drilling, blending welds, and maintaining specific tolerances. * Operate blasting equipment for ...
Geotechnical Driller
Nov 22
Oxford, United States
Soiltesting Inc.
Experienced Drill Rig Operator for Test Borings. ideal candidate is experienced in all phases of test borings included drill rig operation, hollow stem auger and mud rotary drilling, rock coring ...
Jan 11
THOMASTON, United States
... operations, such as (but not limited to), contact pressure setting to tolerance, drilling and ... switches, rotary relays, W/L, DRS and GE contactors, thermal/time delay relays (including ...