Contango Oil and Gas Company
  • 02-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Operations
  • Casper, WY, USA
  • Full Time

Contango Oil & Gas Company is a Houston based, independent oil and natural gas company. The Company's business is to explore, develop, exploit, produce and acquire crude oil and natural gas properties in the onshore Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States and shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico ("GOM").

Position Summary:

Contango Resources, LLC is seeking a full-time CO2 Compression Operator for their Enhanced Oil Recovery project in the Salt Creek Oil Field. In addition to previous experience working with CO2, the ideal candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills, be productive working both as an individual and as a part of a team, and possess the ability to remain calm under pressure. Candidate must be willing to work in unfavorable conditions including extreme cold, heat, snow, and wind. This position requires periodic on-call responsibly and occasional overtime hours.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily walk-throughs of compression stations
  • Participate in routine compressor maintenance and general housekeeping activity
  • Troubleshoot and resolve compression issues
  • Work closely with support groups on various maintenance and repair activities
  • Understand and follow all environmental and safety standards

Competencies, Skills & Abilities

  • Dependability-Consistently arrives to work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve personal performance.
  • Problem solving-Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Mechanical Aptitude - Strong understanding of mechanical principles, tools, and processes
  • Technological Ability - Possesses basic computer skills at minimum and is proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Interpersonal skills-Maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas, and exhibits willingness to try new suggestions.
  • Oral communication-Possesses the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in all situations, demonstrates group presentation skills, and conducts meetings.
  • Written Communication-Edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and can read and interpret written information.
  • Planning/organization-Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Adaptability-Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is willing to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Preferred Education, Training & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • 5 + years relatable compression experience preferred
  • Must possess valid driver's license

Working Conditions:

  • Conditions vary from office settings to working outdoors in inclement weather
  • Travel on hazardous roads may be required
  • Occasional overtime may be required.
  • Respond to and address callouts and emergencies after regular business hours as needed.
  • Continuous work with and around industrial hazards.
  • Will be required to carry a company cell phone and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.

Physical Demands:

*Physical requirements listed below may be necessary for a candidate to successfully perform essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made as required to enable individuals with disabilities. *

  • Standing, Walking for extended periods of time on concrete floor
  • Bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling
  • Pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

To Apply:

Complete our employment application and upload your resume to the Careers page of our website at or go directly to our jobs page at

We Offer:

Contango Oil & Gas Company offers competitive salary, cash bonus and long term incentive plans. The Company also offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical/dental/vision plans, company paid life and disability insurance, 401(k) retirement plan contribution matching with 100% immediate vesting, paid vacation and sick time, and much more.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered. Contango Oil & Gas Company regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas for this position.

EEO Statement:

Contango Oil & Gas Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, or pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access Contango's online application as a result of your disability. Please email or call (405) 252-5709 to request reasonable accommodation(s).

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