• Engineer Facilities Sr

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/3/2018 10:18 AM)
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  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas. 

    At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.

    • Our vision is to be the premier exploration and production company, contributing to global progress by helping meet the world’s energy needs.
    • Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
    • Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.

    Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.


    Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.


    For additional information about Apache, please visit:


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    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Position Title: Engineering Facilities Sr.


    Location: Midland, TX


    Specific Responsibilities:

    The Engineering Facilities Sr., for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Facilities team at the company’s Midland, office reporting to the Manager Engineering, Facilities. 


    This role will be primarily responsible for the following:


    Providing construction/process support at a senior professional level for Apache’s Permian Region.


    Plan, develop and manage the efficient deployment of production equipment, compressors, and tank batteries, gathering systems, piping and processing facilities. This position is solely responsible for all facilities engineering, and administrative work required to support daily production and operations, and for ensuring that all equipment is designed and implemented in a safe and environmentally prudent manner.


    Position is responsible for evaluating and proposing work, conducting engineering related to all drilling and operations facilities, generating work plans, preparing AFEs and obtaining all required financial approvals, preparing permit documents, and obtaining all required regulatory approvals.



    • Facility Engineering will concentrate on facilities to support the drilling program.
    • Facility Engineers will provide drawings and layouts of facilities as well as scope of work to Operations personnel for comment and discussion.
    • Provide final construction drawings and lock down scope of work after review with Operations.
    • Follow Apache Construction Guidelines and Specifications.
    • Develop project schedule for work to be done and report on progress weekly.
    • Provide cost tracking of projects against approved AFE.
    • Present AFE’s to the approval meeting.
    • Construction Foremen will report directly to the Facility Construction Superintendent who will report to the Facility Engineering Manager.
    • Construction Superintendent will communicate with area Production Foreman and/or District Manager on progress and/or issues during construction.
    • Any Operations personnel dedicated to the execution of the construction project will report through the Construction Superintendent.
    • Construction Superintendent will work with Operations personnel to identify staging areas for equipment for the project.
    • Be responsible for any cost overruns of project and execution of the construction project.
    • Adhere to all HSE requirements for the area that the construction work is being done.
    • Work with the Procurement Department to obtain any needed materials and/or equipment for the construction project.
    • Develop job books and as-built drawings for the project.
    • Provide any HAZOP requirements of the facility.
    • Provide PSSR in coordination with Operations personnel once facility completed.
    • Develop check list and handover to Operations personnel.
    • Be available to assist Operations personnel on any facility operations issues.

    Job Qualifications

    Professional Qualifications & Experience:

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Civil, Production, Chemical, Electrical or Process Engineering
    • 5+ years of relevant E&P company experience in facilities engineering and field operations
    • High level of production engineering expertise with experience in all types of facilities related to the full life cycle of drilling equipment, oil wells, pipelines, storage and processing facilities
    • Strong communication and organizational skills - able to work well with production engineers, field personnel, geoscience team, management and stakeholders
    • Proven track record of financial performance and responsibility with experience in budget and schedule planning, AFE preparation and economic evaluation

    Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

    • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
    • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
    • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
    • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
    • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
    • An approachable, likeable personality;
    • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
    • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
    • An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
    • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
    • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
    • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; and
    • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.

    Core Values and Leadership Attributes

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

    Core Values:

    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.

     Leadership Attributes:

    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.


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