Operate a variety of drills such as rotary, churn, and pneumatic to tap sub-surface water and salt deposits, to remove core samples during mineral exploration or soil testing, and to facilitate the use of explosives in mining or construction. May use explosives. Includes horizontal and earth boring machine operators.
|Title||Employment||Change||Annual Average Openings||Typical education needed for entry|
|475021||Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas||101||114||13||12.87 %||3||1||2||High school diploma or equivalent |
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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