Aurora, CO, US, 80019-3814

Req ID:  1881

Western Midstream is a master limited partnership formed to own, develop, acquire, and operate midstream assets. We are engaged in the business of gathering, compressing, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, stabilizing, and transporting condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and crude oil; and gathering, transporting, and disposing of produced water for our customers.

We operate or own equity interests in assets in the Rocky Mountains, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas, including approximately 16,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas pipelines and over 100 gathering, treating, and processing facilities.

Mechanic – DJ Basin Midstream Ops


Job Summary:
This position is located in Western Midstream Rockies Region as a member of the DJ Basin Maintenance organization at the Wattenberg Gas Plant in Aurora, CO.



  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience; 3-5 years preferred, relevant oil and gas processing plant experience preferred
  • Knowledge in maintenance and operation of natural gas engines and compressors
  • Knowledge in maintenance and operation of gas processing plant equipment including various types of pumps, fans, blowers and filters
  • Ability to work independently in a cooperative team environment
  • Should be comfortable utilizing email and computer data systems



  • Accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment
  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state and federal safety and environmental rules and regulations in assigned areas
  • Maintain plant equipment including gas engines, compressors, pumps, filters and other plant process equipment
  • Read and understand maintenance/operations manuals for equipment specifications parts and procedures to make proper and timely repairs
  • Organize and maintain equipment records with computer based preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Work closely with representatives of equipment manufacturers
  • Troubleshoot and make corrective repairs to plant mechanical equipment
  • Work around heavy equipment and in variable environmental conditions
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Respond to call out requests as needed for maintenance and emergency situations
  • Obtain and maintain relevant certification for maintenance tasks within the plant  
  • Maintain communications, provide ideas, raise concerns, and work with other functions including  plant supervision, plant operations, I&E, other maintenance employees, clerical staff, and contractors
  • Maintain truck and tools including minor maintenance of truck and attachments to ensure proper working condition at all times
  • Provide individual accountability for hand tools and other specialty diagnostic equipment


High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Valid US driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle is required.


Travel Requirements:
The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 10%.



This position is not eligible for relocation. Candidate must live within 60 miles of Platteville, CO.


Work Schedule:
This position is on a shift schedule and may be required to work overtime, weekends, and holidays. This position will be on-call, based on a rotating schedule.


The pay range for this position in Colorado annually is $38.70 - $53.65; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition, Western Midstream offers a competitive benefits package that emphasizes pay-for-performance compensation, work/life balance, premium health benefits, and a top-tier savings plan.  The Company may, at any time, in its sole discretion, modify or vary from anything stated with regards to benefits, with or without notice.


Western Midstream is accepting online applications through May 17th at 11:59 p.m. ([CST]).

Western Midstream does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.

Western Midstream is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.  

To learn more about our Pay-for-Performance Compensation and our comprehensive benefits package, click here