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Measurement Tech


Kermit, TX, US, 79745

Req ID:  1181

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.

Measurement Tech – Kermit, Texas


Job Summary
This position is located in the Western Midstream’ s Delaware Basin operations area with functional reporting out of our West Texas offices. 


  • Technician level will be assessed based on experience: experience in measurement and field operations is preferred.
  • Proficient in the use, monitoring and repair of various meters used in measuring the flow of natural gas and crude oil products
  • Experience in the use of computers and a working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Ability to work outside around heavy equipment under variable environmental conditions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-focused environment



  • Collect and document product flows throughout assigned points in pipeline systems
  • Calibration and maintenance of electronic and measurement devices
  • Operation and maintenance of a portable and stationary gas and liquid chromatographs
  • Schedule, conduct, report and perform GC sampling for measurement settlement tests
  • Installation and troubleshooting of electronic flow data collection systems
  • Experience in programming of flow computers associated with oil and gas systems
  • Perform measurement calibrations and associated tasks in accordance with industry/WES measurement standards
  • Perform installation and repair of natural gas and liquid measurement equipment, to include samplers.
  • Perform calculations for flow coefficients, gas volumes and orifice plate sizes
  • Monitor, identify, and communicate major fluctuations or unusual changes according to product flow in accordance with management/measurement guidelines
  • Prepare various tickets, records and reports noting consumption during elapsed periods of time
  • Installation and troubleshooting of communication systems
  • Troubleshoot issues related to the measurement of oil and gas products and related metering equipment
  • Respond to verification requests; collect actual measurement data
  • Order, receive and stock parts associated with metering equipment
  • Assist with composition of reports on measurement changes and adjustments
  • Witness product purchase meter calibrations, proves, and settlement
  • Perform good housekeeping duties as required
  • Work in a safe manner adhering to all safety practices, procedures, and policies
  • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with Western Midstream’ s Core Values and Best Practices


High School diploma or equivalent required

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

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

Work Schedule
This position will work 4 - 10 hour days- 40 hour weekly schedule with occasional on-call & weekend coverage.  Candidate must live within 75 miles of working location.

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