Jobs in Oil Refinery


A job in oil refinery is said to be a lucrative job and prestigious job among the society. Many people are attracted towards these jobs in refineries nowadays. A refinery can be said as the structure with many steel towers, tubes and pipes. If there is a beauty in these structures then the way in which the refining is done there is a very complex process.

The oil refineries offer many career opportunities for the qualified candidates. Various large refineries recruit people for various positions. Most of the companies do not require high graduation for the students to get into an employment. Some of the companies in this field are

  • GAIL (India) Ltd
  • Guru Gobind Singh Refineries Limited (GGSRL)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited
  • Indraprastha Gas Ltd. (IGL)
  • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited
  • Oil India Limited

Job Streams in Oil Refinery

Some of the job streams in oil refineries are

  • Oil Refinery Engineering Jobs
  • Oil Refinery Journeyman Jobs
  • Oil Refinery Apprentice Jobs
  • Oil Refinery Foreman Jobs
  • Oil Refinery Site Supervisor
  • The professionals can perform in various roles such as
  • Boilermaker
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Control Panel Operator
  • Corrosion Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Gaugers
  • Instrument & Electrical Reliability Engineer
  • Ironworker
  • Millwright
  • Pipe fitter
  • Process Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Pump System Operator
  • Refinery Design Engineer
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Structural Engineer
  • Welders & Cutters

Pay scale of the Oil Refinery jobs

The pay packages for the professionals in this field may vary according to their job prospects and experience. The basic pay for an entry level job may range from Rs.10000-Rs.15000. For high designation jobs like petroleum or chemical engineer positions it may much more than entry level payment. The remuneration may also vary depending on the companies, location of work, etc.

Pros about jobs in Oil Refinery

A job in oil refinery is prestigious but which required hard work. The remunerations are high compared to any other jobs. It may range depending on the type of jobs and companies. More than ten thousand oil wells and drilling firms are scattered in the world. This may increase the job opportunities for lots of graduates. Another advantage is that the professionals can travel anywhere in the world working in many oil rigs depending on the seasons.

Those professionals working for long time may receive many advantages like special benefits and bonuses from the companies. They will be designated to high position jobs also. The benefit packages will include many concessions like medical and dental plans for the family, bonuses based on the production levels, free flight packages, etc.

Cons about jobs in Oil Refinery

Even though the jobs in this field is said to be prestigious one there are many drawbacks also with them. There may be many health related problems faced by the employees in these firms. Working schedule may vary depending on the type of jobs and facilities. Most of the companies work 24 hours a day. Employees may have to work from eight to twelve hours.



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6 Responses to “Jobs in Oil Refinery”

  1. 6

    How can i get job in oil-refinary
    I have aggeregate 1st class in BE-

  2. 5
    Ashok patidar:

    which type question ask in apttitude and technical and please suggest any kind of books i have pepare for both

  3. 4

    As a freher hw much salary do oil and gas pipeline compnay offer recenctly i hve cmpleted G.P in oil and gas pipeline course

  4. 3

    i am biotechnology and chemical engineering is there any scope for me in petroleum industries?

  5. 2

    How can i get job in oil-refinary company?
    I have aggeregate 1st class in BE-MECHANICAL.

  6. 1
    shubham jain:

    what are the criteria for the job in oil refineries?????