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Line Locator


Platteville, CO, US, 80651

Req ID:  1111

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.

Line Locator – DJ Basin


Job Summary

The Line Locator is responsible for completing all assigned Colorado 811 tickets by their due date. Completing utility locate tickets consists of accurately locating and marking existing underground utilities, specifically electric, water, oil, and gas utilities. Manage daily line locating schedule and job-related data management. This position is located in Western Midstream’s Rockies Region in Platteville, CO.



  • Minimum of 1-year line locating experience. Oil and gas industry experience is preferred
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Time management skills
  • Competent computer skills and work-related software packages



  • Adhere to WES Core Values and policies
  • Maintain and secure company supplied equipment
  • Manage Colorado 811 One-Call tickets
  • Communicate with excavators, managers, and landowners
  • Ability to walk 3 to 5 miles a day if needed carrying equipment
  • Adapt to changing work environments
  • Stay current on job related technology, state and federal regulations, and company policies
  • Keep management aware of any issues or problems in the field
  • Additional duties or special projects may be assigned based on company discretion



High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Certifications / Licenses

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



This position is not eligible for relocation. Candidate must live within 60 miles from Platteville, CO.


Travel Requirements

This percentage of travel required for this position is 0% - 10%.


Work Schedule

The standard schedule for this position is 4/40 or 5/40 Monday – Friday. This position is subject to weekends, holiday, and on-call shifts.


Work Environment:

  • Required to wear assigned personal protective equipment.
  • Ability to safely work and operate a company vehicle in extreme outdoor weather.


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 $35.00 - $41.05; 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