Shale Gas Training
Oil & Gas Industry Operation and Maintenance Technician
16 Credit Certificate Program - One Semester
Offered on Main Campus in Steubenville
For more information: 740-264-5591, ext. 212
The drilling of a single well requires 400 people working in nearly 150 occupations. 47% of a well's workforce consists of jobs that do not require a 4-year degree: general labor (20%), heavy equipment operators (17%), and commercial driver's license on- and off-road truckers (10%). Source: www.shaleNET.org
Eastern Gateway offers training programs directly related to skills required for jobs in the natural gas drilling industry. Many of these programs are currently offered as customized training options for companies. Programs open for enrollment are denoted with (*). Additional programs and classes will be scheduled based on demand.
|Drilling Operations||Health & Safety|
|Floor Hand||*PEC Basic Orientation|
|Production Technician||PEC Core Compliance|
|Environmental Science||Water Transport/Management|
|Environmental Monitoring Technician||CDL|
|Engineering & Surveying|
|Mapping & GIS|
ShaleNET is a United States Department of Labor Job Training Grant that has developed a recruitment, training, placement, and retention program to provide the gas industry with a ready and well-trained local workforce for occupations that are in high demand. It was created in collaboration with multiple colleges and state employment agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.