In just a few short years, the energy industry has seen a staggering increase in job growth. Over a 60% increase in oil production in the U.S. has opened the door to support more nearly 10 million workers and the job growth rate continues to outperform.

In-Demand Energy Jobs

While other industries are still recovering from the recession, the energy sector has a promising future with plentiful career opportunities. It is becoming one of the most sought after, stable fields where job growth & job security continue to increase. Whether you have a high school degree or your masters, there are plenty of options in this high supply field. Here are some of the most in-demand energy jobs available right now:

  1. Mechanical engineer
  2. Field service technician
  3. Production operator
  4. Maintenance technician
  5. Heavy machinery operator
  6. Mechanic
  7. Petroleum engineer
  8. Geologist
  9. Quality assurance/quality control inspector
  10. Electrical engineer

With job creation and employment increasing, the government as well as private companies are making more of an effort to bring on transitioning veterans. There are many hiring programs geared towards hiring vets for the energy sector.

Whether you’re a transitioning vet or a job seeker looking for stability, the energy sector is booming and there is no end in sight for job growth in this field. With plenty of opportunities and continued job security, this field is one to be interested in.