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LDAR Technician


Platteville, CO, US, 80651

Req ID:  986

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.

LDAR Technician – DJ Basin Midstream Ops



Job Summary:

This position is located in Western Midstream Rockies Region as a member of the DJ Basin Midstream organization in Platteville, CO.


  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with natural gas midstream operations performing LDAR inspections at midstream facilities is required, three years preferred.
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook, and SAP required.
  • Good time management, communication, and people skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high performing team-focused environment.
  • Be familiar with Optical Gas Imaging camera’s (OGI Level 1 Certification preferred)
  • Be familiar with and understand state and federal air regulations
  • Knowledge in maintenance and operation of compressor/plant facilities and pipeline launcher/receivers preferred



  • Complete all LDAR inspections at our midstream facilities and re-inspections in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state and federal safety and environmental regulations
  • Accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment
  • Maintain communications, provide ideas, raise concerns, and work with other functions including plant and field supervision, operations, I&E, other maintenance employees, clerical staff, and contractors
  • Maintain truck and tools including minor maintenance of truck and attachments to always ensure proper working condition
  • Keep records and reports of completed testing, as required, to ensure compliance is on time and accurate.
  • Maintain FLIR camera to ensure proper working condition and keep up on annual calibrations
  • Compile, sort and distribute test results to the proper company personnel.
  • Work irregular hours as needed, evening and weekend on call as needed.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Be able to work variable conditions, including but not limited to, adverse weather, around heavy equipment, and inside small buildings.
  • Perform minor repairs to midstream equipment.
  • Utilize SAP for workorder management.


High school diploma or equivalent required.


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


This position is not eligible for domestic relocation.

Candidate must live within 60 miles of Platteville, CO.


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


Work Schedule:
This position is on a shift schedule and may be required to work overtime, weekends, and holidays.


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