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Platteville, CO, US, 80651

Req ID:  1108

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.

Fieldman – Wattenberg Gathering System – Pipeline


Job Summary:

This full-time Fieldman position is located in Platteville, CO and will be a member of WES Rockies Region Wattenberg Gathering Operations team.


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience on oil and gas production facilities preferred
  • Basic understanding of the oil and gas industry and must be able to quickly learn pipeline maps that are used to locate and track pipeline
  • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, iDtool, Spotfire, and multiple reporting software applications. 
  • Mature, professional and self-initiating individual who will deliver strong customer appreciation
  • Strong time management, computer, and mechanical skills required
  • Ability to learn on the fly


  • Understand, install, repair, service and maintain valves, pipe, pipeline and appurtenances
  • Maintain, make minor repairs, and operate equipment (valve maintenance, pick-up trucks, air compressors, etc...,)
  • Perform governmental compliance activities, such as line patrol, road and railroad crossing inspections, and valve inspections, Emissions reporting.
  • Provide daily or weekly time records
  • Respond to emergency calls
  • Communicate with many different teams
  • Identify undesirable pipeline conditions such as hydrate and freeze conditions and execute remedial actions
  • Run pipeline cleaners as required
  • Work closely in a team atmosphere
  • Identify and resolve pipeline problems on high pressure natural gas
  • Provide support to the construction team, and emissions team.
  • Participate in special projects as required, interfacing with internal and external customers
  • Maintain and operate company vehicle to company standards
  • Comply with all company safety and environmental standards
  • 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
  • Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with WES Core Values


A High School diploma or equivalent is required.


Valid US 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 0 - 10%.


Work Schedule:

Work schedule will be determined by the area in which the candidate is assigned.  Must be willing to work a rotating schedule if required (8 on / 6 off).  Weekends, callouts and overtime may be required.


Candidate must live within 50 miles of Platteville, CO.

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


The pay range for this position in Colorado is $35.65 - $41.85; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

In addition, 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: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Greeley