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Platteville, CO, US, 80651

Req ID:  1196

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 – DJ Basin Midstream Compression


Job Summary
This position is located in Western Midstream’s Rockies Region as a member of the DJ Basin Midstream Compression Team in Platteville, CO.


  • Minimum  1 year experience in oil and gas production facilities 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 job
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-focused environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • 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.

Candidate must possess a 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

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) which would require 10 hour shifts.  Weekends, callouts and overtime may be required.

Successful candidate must live within 60-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 $37.80 - $44.35; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition, this position is eligible to participate in the Western Midstream Cash Bonus Program, plus offers a competitive benefits package that emphasizes pay-for-performance compensation, work/life balance, premium health benefits, and a top-tier savings plan. Please check that and more on the WES Benefits page. 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