The oil and gas industry across the state of Ohio is on the rebound and is searching for workers to staff positions representatives say will be in demand for the future.
Pipeline construction workers, rig operators, welders and thousands of assorted jobs connected with oil and gas processing and end use are among the areas where industry specialists see the most opportunity for employment, industry specialists add.
“We’re coming out of a downturn, which is really exciting and starting to see some reinvestment,” Mike Chadsey, director of public relations for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, told about 25 guests during a question-and-answer session with representatives of organized labor, faith-based groups and educators.
The event was held at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 322 in Youngstown and organized by Strategic Resources Consulting.
Critical job shortages at the moment are evident in transportation, Chadsey said, since the industry depends heavily on moving materials during the construction phase of well pads, for example.Continue with the article by clicking here.
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