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Platteville, CO, US, 80651

Req ID:  991

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.

Mechanic – 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 experience in oil and gas required, three years preferred
  • Ability to work in cooperative team environment
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, and Outlook is required
  • Knowledge in maintenance and operation of gas engines and compressors preferred
  • Knowledge in maintenance and operation of gas processing plant equipment including various type pumps, fans, blowers and filters preferred
  • Computer skills including Excel, Word, and Outlook is required



  • Adhere to and enforce all applicable company, state and federal safety and environmental regulations
  • Maintain gathering and processing equipment including gas engines, electric motors, compressors, pumps, coolers and other rotating equipment
  • Read and understand maintenance/operations manuals for equipment specifications parts and procedures to make necessary repairs
  • Organize and maintain equipment records with preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Respond to call out requests as needed for maintenance and emergency situations
  • Accountable for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and promoting a safe work environment
  • Work closely with representatives of equipment manufacturers
  • Work around heavy equipment and in variable environmental conditions
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Obtain and maintain relevant certification for maintenance tasks on equipment in area of responsibility
  • 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 ensure proper working condition at all times
  • Provide individual accountability for hand tools and other specialty diagnostic equipment


High School Diploma or equivalent required.


Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.

Relevant Gas and Electric driven compression package certifications preferred


This position is not eligible for domestic relocation.


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, on call, and holidays.

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 $36.50 - $42.90; 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