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Service Unit Operator Oil Well Salary
in Alabama, United States

$38,626 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Service Unit Operator Oil Well is $38,626 a year and $19 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Service Unit Operator Oil Well is between $28,803 and $46,801. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Service Unit Operator Oil Well. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates equipment to increase oil flow from producing wells, or to remove stuck pipe, casing, tools, or other obstructions from drilling wells, using specialized subsurface tools and instruments: directs sample-taker operator to assemble and connect pipe and hydraulic lines of flushing equipment to wellhead.
  • Starts pumps which circulate water, oil, or other fluid through well, removing sand and other materials obstructing free flow of oil.
  • Perforates well casing or sidewall of borehole with explosive charge perforator operator, oil well.
  • Assembles and lowers detection instruments into wells having drill pipe, drilling tools, or other obstructions wedged in well.
  • Interprets instrument readings to ascertain depth of obstruction.
  • Directs lowering of specialized equipment to point of obstruction and pushes switches or pulls levers to back-off pipe by chemical or explosive action, or to sever pipe at point of obstruction, permitting recovery of pipestring and resumption of drilling operations.
  • Assembles and operates sound wave generating and detecting mechanisms for determining fluid level in wells.
  • May operate hoist to lower and raise tools hoist operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Service Unit Operator Oil Well Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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Nov 16
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Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers
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Jan 7
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Long's Human Resource Services
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Dec 12
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Bluegrass Supply Chain Services
... as well as the customer; and, any other tasks requested by the customer or Bluegrass. Forklift ... service skills Strong team player Efficient communication skills Ability to manage time and set ...
Automotive Express Service Technician
Jan 18
Mobile, AL, USA
Koby Import Auto
Drain oil from crankcase and refill with required amount of oil * Add water to radiator and battery ... May also require working in the seated position for long periods while operating controls with arms ...
Automotive Hiring Fair **$100 VISA Gift Card Drawing**
Jan 10
Hampton Cove, AL, USA
Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers
In addition to the oil change, our teams are capable of providing specialty services, tire services, as well as a variety of mechanical services, while continuing to place an emphasis on customer ...