Kermit, TX, US, 79770

Req ID:  1282

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
This full-time Fieldman position will be responsible for operation and normal upkeep and maintenance of the equipment that gathers, conditions, measures and handles gas, oil, and production water. Ensure all facility and equipment problems / issues are addressed in a timely fashion to maintain the integrity of gathering facilities and system for all its customers.  Work environment is out-of-doors in facilities from small to large in ambient conditions including high wind, dust, ambient heat and cold, and noise.


The Fieldman will work independently and with other personnel to maintain and operate equipment and processes within our Delaware Basin Midstream Operations. This position is located in Western Midstream’s Delaware Basin as a member of the Delaware Basin team in Kermit, TX.


  • Minimum 1+ year of experience on oil and gas production facilities with 5 years preferred
  • A basic understanding of oil and gas operations, and working knowledge of natural gas process equipment is considered a significant plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Mature, professional and self-initiating individual who will deliver strong customer appreciation
  • Ability to safely lift and move heavy objects
  • Must be able to work outdoors in extreme temperatures
  • Strong time management and mechanical skills required
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-focused environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Successful candidate must have residency within a 60-mile radius of Kermit, Texas.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position.



  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations
  • Conduct dew point testing, maintenance and monitoring of glycol dehydration systems
  • Execute start up, shut down and operating procedures for compressors, dehydration units, electric motors, fans, pumps, instrumentation, valves and alarms
  • Perform minor maintenance on compressors, engines, pumps, controls, piping and valves
  • Compile daily production reports including downtime, abnormal gas volumes, condensation and unaccountable losses
  • Communicate with operations supervisors, field, plant and maintenance employees, clerical staff, producers, operators, landowners and contractors
  • Perform or assist in performing construction and pipeline repairs and installation
  • Perform on-call and call out duties to maintain system integrity, acceptable facility run time and emergency response after regular business hours which may require carrying a communication device


High school diploma or equivalent required.

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

Candidates must be able to pass drug and background screenings.
This position may be eligible for relocation.

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

Work Schedule
Work schedule will be determined by the area in which the candidate is assigned is subject to change.  Weekends, callouts and overtime may be required. WES retains the right to change and set schedules – should future needs require a schedule change. 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Midland