Common pipeline jobs include construction, welding, pipe fitting, engineering and general labor. An entry-level position as a general laborer on a pipeline may require as little as a high-school diploma and basic skills, according to the Houston Chronicle, while other positions require more specific trade skills.
Texas has more pipeline infrastructure than any other state. Pipelines in Texas transmit and distribute natural gas, petroleum and hazardous liquids. Rigzone.com, which reports on the oil and gas industry, lists more than 80 pipeline-related companies doing business in Texas as of 2015. Site visitors can search Rigzone.com for pipeline-related job opportunities and training courses relevant to the oil and gas industry.