Plant Mechanic

Elk Petroleum   Montezuma Creek, UT   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on August 31, 2021

Elk Petroleum is an oil & gas operator in the Greater Aneth Oil Field, the largest oil field in the Paradox Basin, located in SW Colorado and SE Utah. Elk is actively recruiting the following position in the Montezuma Creek UT area:
Plant Mechanic
This position will perform field and plant mechanical duties across the Greater Aneth Field. This key role will diagnose, repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment including engines, motors, pneumatic tools and production machines, natural gas and air compressors, dryers, coolers, generators, gas regulators, pumps, turbines, etc. including the control systems for such equipment, including preventative maintenance to maximize equipment use and life span preservation.
Qualified candidates must have:
• Associate degree in mechanical engine repair or related technical certification, preferred
• Minimum five years progressive mechanical repair experience that includes at least entry level skills for the type of mechanical equipment repair required for this role
• Minimum five years industrial or oil & gas operations experience

If you hold the qualifications and experience listed in this role, we encourage you to apply. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest with their resume by email to For more information about Elk Petroleum, visit

Elk Petroleum is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to the Navajo Preference in Employment Act.