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

Company Profile:

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").


The Mechanic is responsible for working as a Team Member with the Mechanic Team and Plant Operations Team to maintain safe and efficient operations at the Elk Basin Gas Plant.


    • Perform work with safety the primary consideration.
    • Ensure compliance with safety and environment guidelines, policies, and regulations.
    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
    • Troubleshoot equipment efficiently, determine the root cause of the problem, and execute the proper repair that will deliver safe and reliable operation of the equipment
    • Follow all safety, environmental and regulatory rules applicable to facility and completes Control of Work (CoW) requirements daily
    • Responsible for identifying and knowing the tools, materials, and procedures prior to the execution of work
    • Maintain daily recording of pertinent work order information (planner feedback, technical history, failure reporting, time, request for master data changes, lessons learned, etc.)
    • Work Management processes and standards within planning activities and monitoring the agreed upon Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
    • Adhere to a culture of reliability and continuous improvement
  • Ensure shift and crew-change handovers are accurately recorded in the appropriate log and in compliance with the Guidance on Shift Handovers
  • Participate in emergency response exercises to ensure a full understanding of the process and procedures

Position Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a 2 - 4-year apprenticeship program or technical degree within core craft is preferred
  • Knowledge of applicable codes for the oil & gas industry
    • Experience in the petrochemical, manufacturing, or related field
    • Comfortable turning wrenches and interested in learning about maintenance challenges
    • Ability to think outside of the box, follow directions, and ask questions
    • The ability to lift 75 lbs. comfortably and regularly is required
    • Possess a good attitude and the ability to get along with various personalities and be able to communicate reasonably, clearly, and efficiently with all other staff.
  • Knowledge of related systems and basic electrical safety is a plus
  • Strong health, safety, environmental and regulatory compliance record
  • Must be self-motivated and able to perform all duties without direct supervision

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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