Targeted Occupations

TARGETED OCCPUPATIONS - Every year, the Permian Basin Workforce Board publishes the Targeted Occupations List based on a number of economic indicators, industry trends and input from local businesses. The list can be used as a guide to begin your career exploration.

2022 TARGETED OCCUPATION LIST

Accountants and Auditors

Auto Body and Related Repairer

Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics

Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing

Bus/Truck Mechanic/Diesel Specialist

Carpenters

Computer User Support Specialist

Construction Managers

Correctional Officer

Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Electrical Power-Line Install/Repairers

Electrical & Electronic Technicians

Electricians

Elementary School Teachers

Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics

Firefighters

General & Operations Managers

Heating/Air Conditioning Refrigeration Mechanics

Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses

Machinists

Maintenance and Repair Workers

Manager/Supervisors, Construction Trade Workers

Managers/Supervisors, Mechanical/Installers

Managers/Supervisors, Office/Administrative Support

Managers/Supervisors, Production/Operations Workers

Managers/Supervisors, Transportation/Moving

Mechanical Drafters

Medical Assistants

Medical Secretaries

Middle School Teachers

Occupational Health and Safety Technician

Operating Engineers/Construction Equipment Operator

Petroleum Pump System/Refinery Operator

Pharmacy Technicians

Phlebotomists

Physical Therapist Assistants

Plumbers/Pipefitters/Steamfitter

Police and Sheriff Officers

Preschool Teachers

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

Registered Nurses

Rotary Drill Operators, Oil & Gas

Roustabouts, Oil & Gas

Secondary School Teachers

Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas & Mining

Solar Photovoltaic Technician

Surgical Technologist

Welders/ Cutters/ Solders/Brazers

Wind Turbine Service Tech