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Geological and Petroleum Technicians


Assist scientists in exploring and extracting natural resources, such as minerals, oils, and natural gas.

Geological and Petroleum Technicians work under the direction of scientists or engineers. Their work often focuses on discovering new materials or energy sources. They use electronic, sonic, or nuclear measuring instruments to gather data.

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Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
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Career Pathways Natural Resources Systems
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