Field Operator - Journey, Arlington, Texas

Employer Summit Midstream Partners, LP
Created 04/01/2024
Reference 238868894
Country United States
State Texas
City Arlington
Zip 76014
Salary -

Company Summary

Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) is a growth-oriented, publicly traded master limited partnership focused on developing, owning, and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets that are strategically located in the core producing areas of unconventional resource basins, primarily shale formations, in the continental United States. Our assets comprise over 3,200 miles of pipeline which enable us to provide natural gas, crude oil and produced water gathering services pursuant to primarily long-term and fee-based gathering and processing agreements with our customers and counterparties across the continental United States.

Summit Midstream is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Work Sponsorship: Summit Midstream will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the Company receiving satisfactory results from a pre-employment drug screening, a criminal background check, and reference checks and your satisfaction of all other applicable fitness for duty requirements.


A Field Operator operates, Inspects, maintains, and repairs pipelines, compression and measurement facilities.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, maintain and repair as needed all facilities as assigned, including but not limited to pipelines, compression, and measurement facilities
  • On-call responsibility for areas of responsibility as needed
  • Maintain working knowledge of regulatory requirements, (OSHA, DOT, etc) and document required regulatory activities
  • Plan, organize and prioritize assigned responsibilities and work independently
  • Work independently as liaison between Summit Midstream and outside entities, i.e. landowners, emergency response agencies, contractors and other pipeline companies
  • Operate and assist in maintenance activities at compressor facilities
  • Perform pipeline patrols and inspect lines throughout the area and coordinate the activities of crews at other locations
  • Manage all activities with a focus on safety and compliance
  • Use proper tools and equipment to perform integrity management and regulatory tasks on oil or liquids pipelines
  • Monitor activity in and around pipeline and facilities and respond as necessary to protect system integrity
  • Maintain required forms, records and reports
  • Respond to pipeline emergencies; perform cleanup associated with field ops and corrosion control activities
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Maintain working knowledge of regulatory requirements, perform required tasks, and complete associated documentation (OSHA, DOT, EPA, etc.)
  • Responsibilities may include Department of Transportation (DOT) covered functions per PHMSA and/or FMSCA. Job duties also require the employee to be alert and respond immediately to dangerous or hazardous conditions, and where impaired performance, or failure to follow safety precautions, could result in serious injury or property damage.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 to 5 or more years of general pipeline experience in the natural gas industry or related experience in similar industry

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience with line location equipment and techniques
  • Ability to read and utilize drawings, schematics, alignment sheets
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of procedures used to safely pig pipeline, i.e. launching, receiving and inspection
  • Knowledge of liquid handling equipment, pigging facilities required
  • Knowledge to conduct pressure surveys on gathering lines and central delivery points
  • Experienced in monitoring natural gas quality using sampling equipment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must have a valid driver license with acceptable driving record
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate off-road vehicles safely
  • On-call responsibility for areas as assigned

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Above average physical mobility to enable access to elevated height areas via stairs or ladders, as well as movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account
  • Strenuous physical activity-pushing, pulling and lifting requirements up to 50 lbs. manually transport a load up to 75 lbs. and apply up to 100 ft. lbs. of torque
  • Must be able to work out of doors in extreme weather conditions and perform heavy physical labor operating equipment in a safe manner
  • Work indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment

Summit Midstream offers a comprehensive benefits/total rewards package including:

  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Discretionary Performance Bonus
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Employer Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
  • Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • 5% Retirement Plan Match


Summit Midstream Partners will not pay a fee of any kind to any third-party agency without a valid Summit Midstream Partners' Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, application, or other form of candidate submission to any employee of Summit Midstream Partners, without a valid MSA on file, will be considered property of Summit Midstream Partners and no fee will be paid.

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