North Dakota Bakken Jobs

There are thousands of jobs available right now in North Dakota’s Bakken Basin oil fields. Here we discuss announcements of new jobs, pay rates, benefits, and employers etc.

Do you really want to work on an oil rig?

October 7, 2012

<a href=”http://www.indeed.com”>Jobs</a> by Indeed As mentioned in a previous article, there are many kinds of jobs available in North Dakota, but if you’ve got your heart set on earning big bucks working on an oil rig, it’ll be worth a few minutes of your time to watch the video below. Although it’s tough work, if you […]

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Alternative Jobs in the Bakken

August 30, 2012

<a href=”http://www.indeed.com”>Jobs</a> by Indeed Are you wondering what kinds of jobs are in high demand in the Bakken, which don’t require you to work in the oil patch? Here’s a partial list (for both the guys and gals!)… Railroad workers – the oil is being transported by rail for now as there are no pipelines Carpenters, […]

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There Are Still Plenty of Jobs in the Bakken

August 20, 2012

<a href=”http://www.indeed.com”>Jobs</a> by IndeedThe simple answer is YES. A quick scan of the news from North Dakota shows headlines like, “Online job openings in the state were 43.3 percent higher than one year ago and totaled 20,979″ and “North Dakota’s July unemployment rate was 2.9 percent”! And Lynn Helms, the director of North Dakota’s mineral resources department, […]

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Is there a future job for you in Dickinson North Dakota?

November 24, 2011

I had the opportunity to spend some time in the Dickinson area recently catching up on drilling activity as well as other development of residential, commercial and industrial projects. As you may know, Dickinson currently is the “South End” of the Bakken Boom and in the most recent U.S. census the population was approximately 17,000 […]

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North Dakota Puts the Folks from Minnesota to Work in the Oil Fields!

October 17, 2011

Star Tribune A good article in the Star Tribune today covering how many folks from Minnesota are providing a big part of the manpower that is driving the economic growth in North Dakota not only in the oil Fields but also in the rest of the state.  Familiar with the famous Midwest Work Ethic and […]

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North Dakota Oil Boom Desperately Seeks Workers!

October 12, 2011

American Public Media Marketplace   A recent article in Media Marketplace listed numerous highlights on the booming North Dakota economy and shortage of workers that is leading to surging rents/housing prices and six figure wages for blue collar workers working in and around the North Dakota Oil Fields. “Oil companies raced to North Dakota and suddenly […]

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Halliburton Adding Thousands of Jobs, Most of them in North Dakota

August 27, 2011

CNN Money Article in CNN Money magazine this week quoting senior execs at Halliburton forecasting huge job growth in the North Dakota Oil Fields in the coming year.  Not sure where they are planning on housing all those folks, but the boom appears to be continuing in the Bakken! “Halliburton is on a hiring spree […]

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