Measurement Tech
DCP Midstream - George West, TX

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DCP Midstream, LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is a leader in the midstream segment of the energy industry as the No. 1 NGL producer, No. 1 natural gas gatherer and processor, and No. 3 NGL pipeline operator in the U.S., based on miles of pipeline operated. DCP Midstream is a 50-50 joint venture between Phillips 66 and Spectra Energy. DCP Midstream is the link in the energy chain ensuring society has clean energy to warm homes, manufacture goods, and produce consumer products. As the largest producer of natural gas liquids in the U.S., DCP Midstream is proud of the role its 3,200 employees perform in gathering and processing natural gas in 18 states. DCP Midstream is the largest oil and gas company and the largest private company in Denver, and is the Top Company Winner for Energy/Natural Resources in Colorado as recognized by ColoradoBiz. For more information, visit the DCP Midstream website at

DCP Midstream, LLC is also the general partner and manages the operations of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a midstream master limited partnership (MLP) which trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DPM). (

Job Summary and Essential Functions:

Multi-skilled position responsible for measurement of high & low pressures gathering systems. Tasks include installation, programming & calibration of EFM Flow computers, change orifice plates, & transmitters. Calculate volume rates & sizes orifice plates to set flow rates. Collect gas & liquid samples. Install, operate & maintain gas & liquid sampling systems. Install, program, maintain & calibrate portable & stationary gas or liquid chromatographs. Acquire information on site using stain tubes or electronic devices for obtaining H2S, CO2, O2, water content & nitrogen. Schedule, complete & witness flow tests on wells using open flow orifice meters & portable meter runs. Develop & maintain meter test schedules. Install equipment from drawings, schematics & manufacturer’s manuals. Troubleshoot & rectify equipment failures using voltmeters & test equipment. Plan, schedule & coordinate work with other departments to ensure timely completion of equipment installation & repair. Install, maintain & troubleshoot EFM radio telemetry system both full duplex & spread spectrum systems. Install, maintain & troubleshoot process controls, regulation equipment & relief valves. Operate appropriate PC software. Operate & inspect meter runs. Perform functions independently in area of responsibility. Develop & maintain customer relations with producers.

Working Conditions:

Work indoors & outdoors, in & around mechanical, industrial & electrical equipment. Required to climb about equipment & work in confined areas (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels). Work in temperature extremes due to weather conditions & operating equipment. Wear safety equipment as required. Use physical force to lift, push, pull & hold equipment & tools. Climb & work at various heights & may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position. Routinely react to visual, aural & other signals, including alarms & instructions, required to visually inspect work. Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level a load up to 50 lbs, manually transport a load up to 75 lbs, apply up to 100 foot lbs of torque. Must have ability to get in & out of vehicles regularly & ride over rough roads. Must be able: to lift & put on emergency breathing apparatus &/or protective equipment; to walk an average of 5 miles per day up to 7 miles per day.

Job may be staffed at any of the following levels depending on qualifications & experience: Measurement Tech X, Measurement Tech I, Measurement Tech II, Utility II or Utility III.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of two years experience in the measurement field.
Minimum of two years experience working in a gas gathering system.
Minimum of two years experience with programming and calibration, installation, repair of equipment (EFM Flow computers, gas or liquid chromatographs).
Minimum of two years experience working with drawings, schematics.
Reliable means of contact for call-out purposes
Able to follow written or spoken work instructions in English
High School degree or GED.
Valid drivers license
Currently live or be willing to relocate to within 35 miles of reporting location.

Desired Qualifications:

Computer literate
Able to understand & interpret equipment manuals, provide understandable & legible reports.
Demonstrate sound judgment with the ability to make decisions & corrections when problems are detected.
Dependable & reliable
Good organizational skills, good customer relations.
Must be open to learning
Must have mechanical aptitude.
Ability to work well with others.
Knowledge of safety rules & practices

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DCP Midstream Partners is the publicly traded entity of DCP Midstream LLC, one of the largest natural gas gatherers in North America and...