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Air Quality Representative


Denver, CO, US, 80202

Req ID:  946

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.

Job Summary 

The open position is for an Air Quality Permitting and Compliance Representative as a member of the Western Midstream (WES) Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Team.  This position will be based either out of Denver, CO or The Woodlands, TX.  The position will provide air quality compliance support for our operations in Delaware Basin. 



  • At least 2 years of experience
  • Knowledge and experience of the oil and gas midstream sector
  • Knowledge and experience with Texas, New Mexico, and federal air quality permitting and compliance requirements 
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety and Environmental, procedures, and regulations as they apply to oil and natural gas operations
  • Ability to work with the Operations and Engineering teams with developing and implementing permitting and compliance programs 
  • Be motivated with the ability to identify and implement improvement opportunities
  • Air Quality consulting experience preferred
  • Experience with BR&E ProMax simulation software preferred
  • Must communicate effectively with engineering and operations technical staff, legal counsel, and regulatory agency personnel 
  • Proficient technical and computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 



  • Partner with Operations teams to provide air quality compliance support
  • Develop compliance programs and conduct training
  • Assist in air permitting for new and existing facilities in Texas and New Mexico
  • Prepare and submit compliance reports for State and Federal regulations
  • Develop and submit emission inventories for State and Federal programs
  • Assist in the development and management of environmental data management systems
  • Ensure communication of HSE expectations for projects and periodically assess against these expectations
  • Provide emission evaluations for Loss of Primary Containment events
  • Assist with Management of Change (MOC) and Process Safety Start-up Reviews (PSSR)
  • Assist and provide support with HSE meetings
  • Participate in the WES’s Incident Management Team for Emergency Response



A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in Environmental Science, Engineering, Science or industry related field. Grade and salary will be commensurate with relevant education and experience. 

License / Certifications 

A valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle is required. 
This position is not eligible for relocation. 
Travel Requirements 
The percentage of travel required for this position is 10-20%. 
Work Schedule 
This position will work Monday through Thursday, 9 hours, and Friday, 4 hours with a week-to-week office/home rotation.


The pay range for this position in Colorado is $76,700 - $164,600; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition, this position is eligible to participate in the Western Midstream Cash Bonus Program, plus offers a competitive benefits package that emphasizes pay-for-performance compensation, work/life balance, premium health benefits, and a top-tier savings plan. Please check that and more on the WES Benefits page. 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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Denver