Measurement Tech at dcp Midstream in Hobbs, New Mexico

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Job Description:

DCP Midstream is a Fortune 500 natural gas company dedicated to meeting the energy and consumer needs of our society. With a focus on technology and innovation, we safely and reliably operate a strong and diversified portfolio of logistics, marketing, gathering, and processing assets across nine states.

Benefits & Additional Compensation

DCP builds connections to enable better lives and is dedicated to supporting our employees with opportunities for internal mobility, continual growth, and ongoing training. We believe all employees contribute to the success of the company and should be able to share in that success, which is why all jobs are eligible for the short-term incentive program with any payouts being subject to individual and company performance. Depending on the position and level, some jobs are also eligible to participate in the long-term incentive programs with any payouts also being subject to performances. We offer a comprehensive benefit program that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, a competitive 401(k) match, a retirement contribution, and several other unique benefits offerings. We make health and wellness a priority and offer a generous paid time off policy including parental leave, sick time, and vacation time.

Job Summary

Measurement Technicians monitor volumes and are the first to identify potential needs for preventative maintenance. Measurement Technicians will use DCP meters to inform customers and DCP about pipeline flows.

What you will be responsible for

  • Responsible for measurement ofhigh and lowpressuregathering systems.

  • Installation, programming and calibration of ElectronicFlow Measurement (EFM) computers.

  • Calculate volume rates and sizes orifice plates to set flow rates.

  • Collect gas and liquid samples.

  • Install, operateand maintain gas and liquid sampling systems.

  • Install, program,maintain and calibrate portable and stationary gas or liquid sampling systems.

  • Install, program, maintain and calibrate portable and stationary gas or liquid chromatographs.

  • Schedule, complete and witness flow tests on wells using open flow orifice meters and portable meter runs.

  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot process controlsandregulation.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot condensate Automatic Tank Gauging (ATG equipment).

  • Maintain and operate measurement Orifice meters tube and Ultrasonic tubes.

  • Witness NGL and LACT skid proving.

  • Install and maintain radio communications on EFM.

  • Performs other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a gas gathering system or plant.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience working with drawings and schematics.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in the measurement field.

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience programming and calibrating, installing and repairing EFM computer and gas or liquid chromatographs.

  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record.

  • Must be willing to work overtime and handlecall-outs.

  • Proven leadership skills and ability to influence at a local level and across a broad organization

  • Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Currently live, or be willing to relocate, to within 35 miles of the reporting location. Must have a reliable means of contact for call-our purposes.

Special Demands

This job operates both inside gas plant conditions as well as outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity. Noise level may be loud at times. Regularly stoops, squats, kneels and crouches for durations up to 3 minutes. Periodically pulls/pushes doors open to move around the gas plant. Occasionally exerts pulling force of 130 pounds. Frequently may lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds. May occasionally climb A-frame ladders. Occasional travel will be required

It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.

Primary Location: US-NM-Hobbs

Job: Operations/Full-time

Job Posting: May 22, 2021, 12:00:00 AM

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Hobbs, NM, NM

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