Process Safety Coordinator


Aurora, CO, US, 80019-3814

Req ID:  1911

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.

PSM Coordinator – Wattenberg Gas Plant


Job Summary
The PSM Coordinator will provide leadership for Process Safety in the Western Midstream (WES) Operations Organization. This position will be located at the Wattenberg Gas Plant in Aurora, CO. This includes but not limited to, maintaining the organization of all process safety related information, training operations, maintenance, and I&E personnel in process safety and ensuring that all the elements of the PSM program are kept up to date, accurate and available for operational needs and auditing.   



  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in or supporting a PSM program is preferred.
  • Possess strong working knowledge of oil and gas production and processing operations.
  • Position requires the demonstrated ability to understand and effectively communicate WES implementation of OSHA 1910.119 PSM requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to arrange and maintain proper process safety information storage to facilitate access by required personnel.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and implement WES mechanical integrity requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with other teams within WES and communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction project workflow processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams and Process Flow Diagrams.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Word and Excel are required.



  • Support and enhance the organization’s process safety culture.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the implementation of PSM for organizational team.
  • Arrange / provide PSM training for all operations team members.
  • Create and maintain appropriate storage of documents for successful implementation and maintenance of PSM elements and their programs.
  • Support PHA and Audit programs, track action items to completion as required.
  • Assure proper completion of MOC’s, PHA’s, and other PSM tasks and documentation of same by Operations, Engineering and Construction Teams.
  • Assure proper creation and maintenance of operational procedures / tasks and mechanical integrity procedures / tasks to comply with PSM program.
  • Assure coordination of all MI inspections are completed as required by working directly with Maintenance, I&E and Operations.
  • Coordinate and direct contractors when required.
  • Evaluate and take appropriate action based on regular report analysis.
  • Continually self-educate and maintain familiarity with daily operations and hazards through HSE department and other operations within WES.
  • Ensure job duties are carried out in a safe manner, with due regard for the environment and in compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Maintain effective communication with all other personnel, vendors, and contractors to ensure individual job performance and KPI’s align with WES expectations.
  • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with WES Core Values.


High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, science, industry, or health and safety field preferred.


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


Travel Requirements
The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 20%.

Work Schedule
This position is on a 5/40 schedule or Monday through Thursday for 9 hours, and Friday for 4 hours.  


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


The pay range for this position in Colorado is $73,300 - $131,100; 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 March 6th at 11:59 p.m. ([CST]).  

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.  

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