How much does a Hot Oil Unit Operator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Hot Oil Unit Operator in the United States is $21 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $20 and $23. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Hot Oil Unit Operator

Hot Oil Unit Operator operates machinery used for proper breakdown of wax, paraffin and other buildup in hot oil units. Responsible for proper handling of hot oil truck and all other tools or machinery. Being a Hot Oil Unit Operator may be responsible for training new employees and ensuring that personnel is properly adhering to safety precautions. May perform administrative duties as necessary. Additionally, Hot Oil Unit Operator may require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Hot Oil Unit Operator gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Hot Oil Unit Operator typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an exploration and production company, focuses on the extraction of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The company's primary oil and liquids-weighted assets are located in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado. As of December 31, 2018, it had proved reserves of... More
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