Pumper I

US-TX-Canadian
6 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-4107
# of Openings
1
Category
Field Operations

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

• Gauge production on assigned wells, and report gauge readings, downtime and other pertinent well information to district office.  Perform lease maintenance such as minor surface pump and production equipment repairs and adjustments; trim weeds, clean up trash, etc.; change stuffing boxes, grease pumping units, service lease equipment, etc.  Note problems and/or recommend courses of actions to supervisor in order to decrease costs and increase production.  Assist in witnessing meter calibrations; monitor rates and pressures on injection and disposal wells; make necessary adjustments; monitor chemical use; shoot fluid levels as required and test safety systems daily to maximize daily production.  Assist with downhole pump changes, tubing replacement, etc. on artificially lifted wells; assist with pump and compressor maintenance such as oil changes, obtaining oil sample for analysis, pulling compressor valves, tests and repairs.  Perform work in a manner that ensures the secure and environmentally safe operation of all wells and leases for which pumper is responsible.  Conduct other tasks as required by supervisor which are unique to the assigned geographic area.

Job Qualifications

EDUCATION:

• High school diploma and a minimum of one to three years related work experience.

EXPERIENCE:

• Must have a general knowledge of safe oil and gas production operations.  Must have an interest in gaining knowledge of engineering principles and an understanding of subsurface and surface equipment and operations.  Must be able to perform simple mathematic calculations, have good mechanical aptitude, good writing skills and have a good safety and driving record.  Demonstrated proficiency with PC based computer applications.

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