Energy Operations

  • Operate and maintain heavy equipment
  • Determine survey elevations for gas and oil pipeline construction
  • Earn safety credentials necessary for employment in the gas and oil industry


What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Automation
  2. Construction Coordinator/Technician
  3. Drilling Technician
  4. Equipment Operator
  5. Lease Operator
  6. Production Technician
  7. Survey Aide
  8. Floor Hand
What would I do in this class?
  1. Analyze biological, chemical, and physical properties of soil, water and air
  2. Focus on the use of renewable energy resources and technologies
  3. Learn and practice exploration, leasing, surveying, drilling, and geophysical logging
  4. Operate heavy machinery
  5. Conduct energy Site Assessments
  6. Learn and apply safety regulations during system installations
  7. Learn sales and marketing in the Oil and Gas Industry
  8. Complete Safeland Training Certification
  9. Complete OSHA 10 Training Certification
What can I do with further training?
  1. Pipeline Technician
  2. Field engineer
  3. Industrial Maintenance Technologist
  4. Diesel Mechanic
  5. Petroleum Technologist

Program Quick Facts

To be successful in this field, Energy Operations students must be able to:

  • Meet safety requirements to operate tools and machinery
  • Obtain a valid driver's license
  • Lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Be physically fit for required lifting, pushing, overhead work, etc.
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Dependable and works well with others
  • Successfully pass a pre-employment and random drug test

Uniform requirements

  • N/A

Career/Tech Club Affiliation


  • None at this time.