• Pumper II

    Job Locations US-TX-Garden City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/17/2018 6:02 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Field Operations
  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas producers.  The company has a six-decade record of profitable growth, and is differentiated by its strong core values, entrepreneurial spirit, and operational focus.

    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Position Duties include but are not limited to the following:


    • Provide lease surveillance of Apache-operated properties to assure that the wells are producing at maximum rates allowed and related equipment and facilities are operating safely and efficiently
    • Accurately measure and report daily production
    • Prepare daily and monthly production reports
    • Inspect facilities routinely for operational safety and environmental compliance
    • Take fluid levels and well tests at least twice monthly and calculate downhole pump efficiency
    • 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





    • Ability to anticipate and recognize problems, then develop solutions with minimal coaching.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ensures accuracy of all reports.
    • Safety minded in performing day-to-day tasks.
    • Familiarity of all lease equipment and functions.
    • Adequate knowledge to identify downhole problems.
    • Good driving record.
    • Team player.



    Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

    • Job is classified as medium physical work.
    • Occasionally may be required to lift, carry, push or pull 10-100 pounds.
    • Occasionally may require squatting, crawling and climbing.
    • Frequently may require bending, reaching above shoulders, reaching to the floor, reading, writing, working at heights and working around moving machinery.
    • Frequently exposed to marked changes in weather conditions including temperature and humidity.
    • Continuously exposed to dust, fumes and gases.
    • Continuously works independently without supervision and requires quick or important decision making.
    • Must be able to drive a vehicle and have the ability to wear respirator protection and personal protective equipment, as required.  



    Job Qualifications

    Preferred Education:


    • High School Diploma or equivalent



    Preferred Experience:


    • 5 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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