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E&I Technician I-IV


Kermit, TX, US, 79719

Req ID:  984

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.

Maintenance Electrical “E & I” Tech Level I-IV - Bone Springs Plant located near Barstow/Pecos, TX

Delaware Basin - Western Midstream


Job Summary

This Electrical “E & I” Tech position located in Western Midstream’s Southern Region as a member of the Delaware Basin Midstream Operations team in the Bone Springs Plant located near Barstow/Pecos, Texas.


  • Experience / training on applicable electrical equipment, 138 KV, 25 KV, 21.6 KV, 4.1 KV,480 Volt (HIGH, Medium, Low Voltages) and electrical control systems required with relevant oil and gas, oilfield experience preferred. Power substation electrical experience +.
  • 480 V Switchgear and MCC experience.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical and controls systems, and components.
  • Ability to troubleshoot VFD equipment, and motor circuits proficiently.
  • Ability to read and Red Line electrical drawings.
  • Ability to assist electrical engineering as necessary.
  • Experience in the use of computers and proficient knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic principles and associated safety requirements.
  • Knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and Process Safety (PCS) within Process Safety (PSM) facilities.
  • Experience in maintenance and operation of gas processing plant equipment including various type hot oil heaters, pumps, fans, blowers, and filters is desired.
  • Experience with saltwater disposals and large electrical motors.
  • Proficient troubleshooting abilities.
  • Electrical oil and gas construction experience.
  • Power line construction experience.
  • West Texas working environments. (as required)



  • 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.
  • Promote a safe working environment and work in a safe manner adhering to all company safety practices, procedures and policies.
  • Coordinate/perform maintenance duties required to maintain operations and regulatory compliance.
  • Read and understand maintenance/operations manuals for equipment specifications parts and procedures to make proper and timely repairs.
  • Maintain effective communications, provide ideas, raise concerns, and work with other functions including plant supervision, engineering, plant operations, I&E, other maintenance employees, clerical staff, and contractors.
  • Assist the team in the daily economic optimization of operations (Plant and Field Areas)
  • Coordinate operations with other Delaware Basin personnel as required.
  • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with Western Midstream’ s Core Values.
  • Accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment
  • Ensure that accurate timely data is entered and recorded within computer based preventative and predictive maintenance programs, drawings, procedures and schematics.
  • Assist and supervise contract operations as required for maintenance and operations.
  • Stay abreast of changing technology through training opportunities.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.  Electrical trade schools, NECA, military electrical schools, state electrical licenses, engineering courses, qualifications are preferred.



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



Successful candidate must have residency within a 50-mile radius of the assigned work location – near Barstow, Texas.


Travel Requirements

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


Work Schedule

This position is on a 5/2 schedule and may be required to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as scheduled.

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: Midland