• EHS Drilling Coordinator II

    Job Locations US-TX-Midland
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/17/2018 9:18 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Environment, Health, Safety
  • 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: EHS Drilling Coordinator II


    Location: Midland, Texas


    Specific Responsibilities:

    The EHS Drilling Coordinator II, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s HSSE Permian team at the company’s Midland, Texas, office.

    Responsible for providing support to the drilling department as it relates to environmental, health, and safety in the oil and gas industry, under the supervision of the Senior EHS Coordinator for drilling. This individual will monitor scheduled and unscheduled 2nd- and 3rd-party work over the course of all drilling activities, from pad construction to rig release and mobilization. Assist in the assignment and supervision of any employees contracted for EHS purposes. Strong leadership and relationship-building skills are essential.


    This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

    • Regular communication with operations personnel for job planning
    • Delegation of assignments and supervision for contracted EHS consultants
    • Interface with multiple operation departments for continuity and transition purposes
    • Close proximity (of public) assessments
    • Conduct/participate in pre-job safety meetings for jobs and events across the full range of operations on a drilling rig
    • Attend/participate in/conduct pre-move meetings prior to rig mobilization
    • Conduct independent route assessments prior to pre-move meetings
    • Interface with contractor and EHS and operations departments
    • Knowledge of governmental regulatory guidelines and API and ANSI standards and recommended practices for the oil and gas industry
    • Incident investigation and root cause analysis
    • SPCC development and execution
    • Development and execution of crisis management plans and drills
    • Hazard identification
    • Consistent, ongoing interface with all personnel on a drill site, with an emphasis cultivating a zero-risk exposure environment
    • Communicate in precise and clear terms situational conditions
    • Strong report writing skills
    • Access ISN to assist operations department in determining vendor or contractor qualification

    Job Qualifications

    Professional Qualifications & Experience:

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

    • 10 years minimum, 3 of which are drilling rig-related
    • 4 years minimum experience HSE-related, preferably drilling rig-specific.
    • Positions during which work was performed as a safety lead man on a crew or work group may be counted toward work and HSE experience.

    Must be willing to relocate to the West Texas Area

    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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