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Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas

On the Job


Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas operate a variety of drills, such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic drills. They remove samples of the earth during mineral exploration or soil testing. They may use explosives.

Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.


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