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Fieldman - Pipeline (I-SR)

Company: Western Midstream
Location: Kermit
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Fieldman - Pipeline (I-SR)


Kermit, TX, US, 79745

Req ID: 1204

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 - Pipeline Operations - Delaware Basin Midstream Operations

Job Summary

The Fieldman (Pipeline Operations) will be responsible for operation and normal upkeep and maintenance of the pipeline and equipment that gathers, conditions, measures and handles gas, oil, and production water. Ensure all pipeline and pipeline component problems / issues are addressed in a timely fashion to maintain the integrity of our pipeline system for all its customers. Work environment to mainly be outside in the elements as required.

The Fieldman will work independently and with other personnel to maintain and operate pipeline and processes within our Delaware Basin Midstream pipeline systems. This position will be located in Western Midstream's Delaware Basin as a member of the Midstream Operations team in Kermit, TX. Responsibilities and position will be filled at a level commensurate with experience.


Minimum 1 year experience in gas gathering, oil gathering / stabilization, SWD or field production/pipeline operations preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Cygnet (or other SCADA system), and IMaps (or Google Maps) preferred.
Good time management, communication, organizational proficiencies and people skills.
Ability to multitask and communicate effectively across cross functional groups.
Must be able to safely lift and move heavy objects.
Must be able to work outside as required for scheduled 10 Hour Days on an 8/6 Schedule.


Understand, Install, repair, service and maintain valves, pipeline, and components.
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, and job status updates.
Respond to emergency calls after hours as required.
Communicate with many different teams to reach a common goal.
Identify undesirable pipeline conditions such as hydrate and freeze conditions and execute remedial actions.
Launch/Receive pipeline pigs as required.
Be able to operate independently or from the Operations Control Center by monitoring field volumes, pressures, and issues. Making adjustments or provide guidance as needed
Be an active participant our Health Safety and Environmental culture.
Accomplish job responsibilities/duties in accordance with Western Midstream's Core Values.
Obtain and maintain OQ (Operator Qualifications) for associated task.


High School diploma or equivalent is required.


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

This position is not eligible for relocation.

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

Work Schedule

This position presently utilizes an 8-6 schedule that will require working overtime, weekends, and holidays. Schedule may be adjusted to fit business needs including other schedule patterns, rotational with night coverage, and / or schedules to fit DOT compliance.

Candidate must live within 75 miles of Kermit or Orla, TX, as described in job posting. WES retains the right to change and set schedules - should future needs require a schedule change.

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

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.

Keywords: Western Midstream, Midland , Fieldman - Pipeline (I-SR), Other , Kermit, Texas

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