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Field Foreman


Kermit, TX, US, 79745

Req ID:  1113

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.

Field Foreman – Delaware Basin Midstream Operations


Job Summary

This position is with Western Midstream Southern Region as a member of the Delaware Gathering team in the Kermit/Orla, TX area. The incumbent will supervise the daily production activity including the safe, environmentally sound, and cost-effective management of oil treating, gas gathering facilities, and related transportation.




The ideal candidate for this position should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant oil field operations experience.
  • Ability to conduct employee performance coaching/training and to manage complex scheduling.
  • Must have strong organization and planning skills, and be flexible and able to manage through change.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as problem solving skills required.
  • Basic computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel required.




  • Ensure the safety of work practices, procedures and protection of the environment, including compliance with all applicable company, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.
  • Work closely with the Sr. Foremen and Superintendent on all aspects of the Operations.
  • In accordance with supervisor's (Field Foreman/Operational Supervisor) broad instructions, has full responsibility for coordinating field activities from daily work activities to project work.
  • Manage midstream operations and general maintenance of gas gathering facilities, central transfer facilities, and central processing facilities.
  • Ensure the coordination of the work to optimize transportation and facility throughput, minimize downtime, and avoid environmental and safety risks.
  • Direct the work activities of company and contract personnel on daily operations tasks as well as broadly coordinating the activities of other work in the field such as small construction crews and maintenance crews.
  • Mentor midstream operators (Western Midstream and contract) in facility operations including troubleshooting.
  • Acts as liaison between the field personnel and other functional support groups (SWD, Oil handling, and midstream) providing operational input to projects.
  • Assist with budget preparation and control costs to within the limits of the budget.
  • Prepare bid documents and maintain costs for all phases of midstream operations such as facility operations, pipeline operations and construction projects.
  • Work with company databases and programs such as CygNet, SAP, Intelex, etc.
  • Provide support for other supervisory personnel including vacation relief.




Associates Degree, Trade School or Applicable Professional Certifications are preferred.



Valid driver's license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.



This position may be eligible for domestic relocation.


Travel Requirements

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


Work Schedule

This position is eligible to work a 5/2 40-hour/week or a 7/7 12-hour shift schedule.

WES reserves the right to change employees schedule if it is required by business


This position covers 24-hour operations and must be available for 24/7 on call.

Candidate must live within 75 miles of Kermit or Orla, TX



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


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 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