At Elk Petroleum, we have a number of strengths that we believe help us successfully execute our strategy. First and foremost, our success is driven by our employees. Our experienced management, engineering, and field operations team members have an extensive track record in Enhanced Oil Recovery and development of the Greater Aneth field. Elk Petroleum’s field operations staff consists predominantly of members of the Navajo Nation who live in the area and have supported this field for many years.
Elk proudly supports Navajo employment interests and strives to be involved in local community and education interests when possible. We are always open to talking to interested parties about our company, the work we do and the skills required to run our operation. Feel free to contact us at any time.
Elk Petroleum actively advertises all field job openings in area newspapers, including The Navajo Times and KTNN, the local Navajo radio station, to be sure the local area knows when we are looking for new team members.
Elk is actively recruiting the following positions in the Montezuma Creek UT area:
This position provides surveillance and management of production systems, designs workovers, re-completions and artificial lift systems and generates optimization projects. Qualified candidates must have a related Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (petroleum preferred) with a minimum 7 years experience providing technical production operations engineering support to oil & gas facilities in a comparable position with preference to CO2/Waterflood experience. Knowledge and experience must include:
This position performs all plant production duties. This includes operating reciprocating compressors, screw compressors, heat medium units, RO water units, cooling towers, propane refrigeration unit, glycol dehydration unit, electrical equipment and motors, CO2 pumps, water injection pumps, various circulating and chemical pumps ancillary to plant function and various automated controls/functions, instruments and measurement units. Qualified candidates must have a two-year degree in Industrial Process Operations (preferred) or a minimum of three years’ experience in process plants or related oilfield processes as an Operations Technician or Plant Operator. Knowledge and experience must include:
If you hold the qualifications and experience listed in these roles, we encourage you to apply. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest with their resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elk Petroleum is an equal opportunity employer and supports Navajo employment preference in all Greater Aneth field jobs.