Pumper I

Apache Corporation Artesia, NM
Company Overview

Apache Corporation is one of the world's leading independent oil and gas producers. The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its #1 position around the world, entrepreneurial culture and deep operational focus.

Key Duties/Responsibilities


This position is responsible for repairs of oil and gas production equipment, new production facility installations, and troubleshooting production equipment failures using the skills he/she possesses while maintaining the beliefs and core values of Apache Corporation.


* Inspect facilities routinely for operational safety and environmental compliance

* Accurately gauge production tanks on a daily basis

* Report complete production data in TOW

* Troubleshoot and repair day-to-day operational issues

* Keep accurate seal records

* Review amp readings to ensure pump units are in balance

* Ensure that all contractors and Apache Corporation personnel follow safety requirements and procedures

* Develop an awareness to look for ways to optimize production

* Track goals and plans for properties using Scout on a monthly basis

* Witness sales of oil and condensate (LACT meter provings, Crude Transfer tickets)

* Correct any unsafe conditions or practices immediately upon recognition

* Maintain and use safety equipment as required

* Report any safety violations to immediate supervisor

* Ensure all warning signs are in place and in good condition

* Safeguard all company assets; be aware of any security violations and report immediately to supervisor

* Report any environmental incidents or potential incidents immediately

* Review all repair procedures and methods to ensure that safety hazards and environmental impact are minimized

* Read and be familiar with State Environmental Compliance Regulations

* Perform maintenance on lease equipment

* Check all surface equipment daily and all pumps for seal leaks and to ensure they are primed and operating properly

* Provide recommendations for increased profitability of lease

* Stay abreast of new production techniques

* Prepare written reports on ideas and changes wanted; include reasons why and cost, when possible

* Attend and participate in all safety meetings

Job Qualifications

* High School Diploma or equivalent

* 2 years related experience with a High School diploma or equivalent.

* Must be proficient in all Microsoft applications and other PC based computer applications.

* Excellent communication and grammar skills, exhibited both in conversation and written materials

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