Rikki Smith: About the Author
Owner, Oilfield Jobs

Rikki Smith

Rikki Smith provides a social media based platform for posting current oilfield jobs and industry news. She also provides op-ed pieces for various online publications in the industry focused on career advice. With a following of over twenty thousand, she remains busy answering emails, offering insight and advice, and tracking down leads specific to her viewers requests. With a background in customer service and a passion to help others she has managed to carve out a niche in the industry and create a focused audience that is very interactive. 

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July/August 2015 Inspectioneering Journal

Some hiring practices for new employees have been too lax for too long in the pipeline industry. Pipeline inspectors who have ever worked beside someone who was hired via the familiar “friends and family program,” recognize the need for more stringent hiring requirements than just knowing the right person.

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