Shale Drilling Job Opportunities

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Want to land a job in the shale drilling industry? If you’re looking for a new job, the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling industry is hiring! According to a new report from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, the Marcellus Shale has accounted for 48,000 new jobs — 9,000 in the first quarter of 2011 alone — and the average wage is nearly $70,000. As of this past March, there were nearly 2,400 job postings for the Marcellus Shale industry. The Tri-County Oil & Gas Expo will host a job fair from 9am until 3pm on June 17th at the Greene County Fairgrounds.

Click the links below to find out what type of training is required, how to apply for a job and more!

  • Marcellus Shale Coalition Job Portal
  • Tri-County Oil & Gas Expo of Fayette, Greene and Washington Counties
  • Tri-County Oil & Gas 6/17 Job Fair Info
  • ShaleNET
  • Marcellus Shale Education & Training Center
  • Western Area Career & Technology Center’s Spring Brochure (WACTC offers a number of programs with direct employment connections for the Marcellus industry)
  • Steel Center Area Vocational Technical School (Steel Center AVTS offers a number of programs with direct employment connections for the Marcellus industry)
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