Careers

 Available Career Opportunities:

  • Natural Gas Compression Mechanic
  • Plant Operator
  • I&E Technician
  • Financial Analyst

Please apply using either LinkedIn or Indeed for all WTG employment opportunities.  These applications can be found using the links below.

Job Title: Financial Analyst

Job Type

    • Full-time

Summary

West Texas Gas “WTG”, a portfolio company of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners (SIP), is seeking a Financial Analyst to support the finance, commercial, and operational functions of WTG with duties to include maintaining financial models and supporting the finance team with commercial analysis on evaluations for organic projects, financings, margin improvement efforts, and acquisitions, and assisting with the annual budgeting process and periodic reporting requirements. The position will report to the Director of Corporate Development and work alongside WTG’s finance and commercial teams.

About WTG

WTG was founded in 1976 by J.L. Davis who built, owned and ran the company over 40+ years building it into a profitable and diversified conglomerate. Headquartered in Midland, TX, WTG currently provides natural gas services primarily in Texas and Oklahoma, operated through three businesses segments: Downstream (natural gas distribution and transmission, including renewable natural gas service), Midstream (natural gas gathering and processing), and Fuels (liquids fuels services, and convenience stores). Stonepeak acquired a controlling equity stake in WTG in 2021.

Description

Maintain and update internal financial models using financial and operational information gathered across business segments to measure past performance and forecast future results

Support management with financial analysis on a project-by-project basis for purposes of capital allocation

Aggregate information and prepare presentations for stakeholders, including the board of directors, management, lenders and others

Qualifications & Abilities

1+ years of finance experience (investment banking, private equity, or energy corporate finance preferred but not required)

Bachelor’s degree (finance, accounting, or economics major preferred)

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint with financial modeling experience

Strong written and oral communication and organization skills

Attention to detail and quality of work product

Ability to manage multiple workflows, and learn and adapt to new systems and subject matter

Familiarity with the midstream energy sector preferred but not required

Apply for this position here.

 

Job Title: Natural Gas Compression Mechanic with Experience Cat, Ariel, Waukesha

Job Type

    • Full-time

Benefits

    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Paid Time Off

Full Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Knowledge on some (but not all) of the following required: Waukesha, Caterpillar, Turbines, Ariel, & IR packages.
    • Preferred Experience with ULB Models would be a plus
    • Service and provide preventive and corrective field mechanical service on Centrifugal and Reciprocating compressors. Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles components and equipment to ensure proper alignment, balance, and tolerances.
    • Maintains safe operations by adhering to strict safety procedures and regulations.
    • Field maintenance tasks including equipment troubleshooting, installation/removal, repair
    • Read and interpret mechanical drawings
    • Inspecting equipment by checking bearing clearances, rotor conditions, valves, etc.
    • Perform preventative maintenance (PM), troubleshoot, and repair, and overhaul several types of compressors following manufacturer’s instructions and/or company polices
    • Communicate daily status/production reports
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings and technical manuals
    • Promote good housekeeping methods
    • Visual inspection of pumps and motors to detect abnormal conditions
    • Visually Inspection and repair of aerial coolers, Belts, and drives
    • Decoupling and reinstallation of pumps if it is necessary
    • Correction of Piping alignment with equipment if necessary
    • Assistance in process system tests where mechanical equipment is involved
    • Service, maintain, and test engine shutdown systems
    • Troubleshoot Compressors and Natural Gas Engines and complete Field Repairs as needed

Qualifications:

    • Experience with CATS 3500 TALE/ULB, Waukesha 5794/7042, Ariel and Ingersoll-Rand packages is a plus
    • Must have good knowledge of Engine Systems and Engine Controls (Cat ET, Waukesha ESM, Murphy, Altronic)
    • Basic knowledge of gas compressor 2,3 Stage 4 throw Ariel, and Ingersoll-Rand
    • Communicate daily status reports and documentation using company digital reports with support documents attached
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings and technical manuals
    • Strong Troubleshooting skills are a must
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
    • MUST be willing to work on call rotation schedule
    • MUST have a Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
    • High School diploma and Trade School Courses

Physical Demands

    • Must be able to lift 75 pounds occasionally.
    • Must be able to push/pull 100 pounds occasionally.
    • May be exposed to extreme temperatures.
    • May require excessive travel, overtime, and weekend work

West Texas Gas is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Job Title: Plant Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Operate, inspect, and maintain equipment and systems at plant facilities which include, but are not limited to: cryogenic plants, hydrocarbon fractionation units, process controls and measurement, UOP Russell facilities, engines and compressors, pumps, pump stations, pressure relief systems, instrument air systems, dehydrators, fuel systems, treating, emergency shutdown systems, reciprocating compressors, gas fired heaters, process pumps, amine treating systems, inlet gas receivers and NGL storage and transfer facilities in a reliable and efficient manner while in compliance with the Partnership’s procedures and regulatory requirements
    • Seek to optimize processing through the facility by maintaining proper product specifications
    • Respond to alarms and problems within the plant and takes corrective measures
    • Monitor and control pressures, temperatures, flow rates, and levels to efficiently achieve desired operating results and ensure proper operation of equipment under current process conditions such as Start/Stop/Rate adjustment of equipment
    • Demonstrated understanding in the maintenance and compliance of plant operations in alignment with partnership and environmental standards (PSM-SPCC-TCEQ) including the creation and maintenance of required reporting and readings
    • Maintain and adhere to required training, policies, and procedures
    • Where applicable, the selected candidate will be required to pass all PSM-required operator certifications
    • Actively participate in safety programs and initiatives
    • Communicate with partnership control centers, business groups, and other operating groups as necessary
    • Oversee the construction and/or maintenance activities performed by third parties
    • May perform lab tests for quality assurance, diagnose mechanical problems, complete minor repairs as needed, assist other technical staff and any other tasks as assigned or required
    • May monitor field compressor status through the use of SCADA
    • Comply with partnership safety policies and procedures
    • Perform energy isolation lockout/tagout procedures (LOTO)

MINIMUM ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of 2 years of related midstream work experience.
    • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Ability to work 12-hour rotating (day/night) shifts and will require some weekends and holidays to be worked.
    • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays, with the ability to respond to call-outs as needed to fulfill the business objective and the ability to work shifts for plant or field conditions.
    • Interpersonal communication skills are required in order to interface with all affected teams, personnel, and vendors.
    • Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to effectively work with minimum supervision
    • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office Software
    • Ability to lift, push, and pull at least a minimum of 50lbs.
    • Ability to work in changing climate conditions.
    • Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.
    • Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, FR clothing).
    • Regular and reliable attendance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 3+ year experience in the industry or knowledge of plant operations.
    • Has a good understanding of utilizing horsepower and compression.
    • Warehouse knowledge and mechanical aptitude a plus
    • Able to troubleshoot equipment failures and process failures.
    • Process Safety Management knowledge.

 

Job Title: I&E Technician

Full Job Description

WTG Gas Processing, LP is a mid-stream company that gathers and processes natural gas. We own and operate natural gas pipelines, compressor stations, treating facilities, and gas processing plants. We are seeking qualified and motivated I/E Technicians in our Midland/Stanton/Big Spring and Midkiff areas.

The I&E Technician would provide instrumentation, electrical, and automation support and maintenance for our natural gas treating, compression, and processing facilities to insure reliable, safe, and efficient operations.

Our employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package to include health, dental, and vision care, 401K matching, and paid holidays and vacation time.

Job Responsibilities

    • Implements safe work practices ensuring safety for employees, the public, the environment, and the equipment.
    • Provide technical knowledge and decision-making capabilities to troubleshoot and repair a variety of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation and control systems.
    • Responsible for ensuring all safety shutdowns, controls, transmitters, recorders, gas chromatographs, analyzers, and measurement facilities are calibrated and functioning properly in a timely manner.
    • Will be familiar with reciprocating compression facilities, turbo expanders, pumps, amine treaters, glycol dehydration equipment, mole sieve dehy beds, and other equipment associated with the gas processing facility.
    • Will assist in developing scopes of work and cost estimates for various projects.
    • Will procure necessary materials and instrumentation to ensure safe and reliable operations.
    • Well-versed in installing, managing, and troubleshooting various communication systems such as Ethernet, Modbus, and serial.
    • Will be familiar with ABB Totaflow and WinCCU/PCCU equipment and software.
    • Will be able to direct and supervise contract labor and other I/E contractors as needed.
    • Will adhere to applicable industry codes and standards as well as company safety and operations procedures.
    • Will communicate and work with other departments such as maintenance, operations, environmental, construction, and measurement to accomplish various tasks and projects.
    • Working knowledge of the Honeywell HC900 platform, Honeywell Experion Distributed Control, Allen Bradley, and SCADA Systems is a plus.
    • Will be an active participant in WTG’s Process Safety Management program.
    • Will be responsible for completing job dispatch forms for I/E work performed.

 Minimum Requirements

    • High School Diploma/GED
    • 3 years of relevant I/E experience.
    • Self-starter and ability to work unsupervised.
    • Good problem-solving/troubleshooting skills.
    • Good written and oral communication skills.
    • Good knowledge of P&ID’s, Electrical Diagrams, One-lines, Cause and Effect Diagrams, and Process Safety Management.
    • Knowledge of industry codes: IEEE, NEC, ISA, NFPA.
    • Knowledge of 480V 3ph systems.
    • Good driving record.
    • Good computer skills.
    • Must be a team player.
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.
    • Must be physically able to perform all duties required: walking over uneven terrain, bending, moving from ground level to higher levels, raising/lifting from ground level a load up to 50 lbs., and manually transporting a load up to 75 lbs.

Preferred Requirements

    • 5-10 years of relevant I/E experience (gas processing facilities, compressor stations, refineries, etc.)
    • In-depth knowledge of calibration of various instrumentation such as pressure transmitters, level transmitters, temperature transmitters, differential pressure transmitters, RTD’s, pressure and level switches, flow transmitters, and control valves.
    • Knowledge of PLC’s, programming (function blocks or ladder logic), and Allen Bradley or Honeywell DCS systems.
    • Knowledge of Compressor panel boards and annunciators.

Other Information

    • Company vehicle provided.
    • Ability to work outside with some physical labor.
    • Available 24/7 for emergency situations. This is an on-call position.
    • Preferably reside within a 50-mile radius of the primary work area.
    • Wages will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Must be physically able to perform all duties required: walking over uneven terrain, bending, moving from ground level to higher levels, raising/lifting from ground level a load up to 50 lbs., and manually transporting a load up to 75 lbs.