Oil Rig Jobs -Oil Company personnel Bakken Workers

Oil Rig Jobs -The interest is high in Billings among people looking to work in the oil field jobs in eastern Montana and western North Dakota.

It was standing room only Thursday as representatives with Sanjel Corporation held a recruiting session. The Alberta-based oil company said it's always in need of mechanics, electronic technicians, office personnel, and other oil field workers. They hire about 25 new employees a week but lose about five a month. They said turnover remains high due to the demanding work and cost of living.Safety jobs are great opportunities for a potential career in oil rig jobs.

"Getting enough employees and moving them into the area; it's very tough," said Jared Severson, an electronic manager with Sanjel Corporation. "They see what it is once they get there, and a lot of them back out once they see how tough it really is to survive in the area."

Sanjel Corporation provides housing for employees and their families in the Bakken region along the Montana-North Dakota border. The company said starting salary is $60,000 to $70,000 a year. For more information about jobs in the oil Rig Jobs, contact Billings Job Service or click on Alberta Oil Careers.