Electrician III

Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Garden City, TX, US, 79739

Company: Apache Corporation

Specific Responsibilities

Job Description – Electrician III

I.    Possess a working knowledge of all industry related electrical equipment and be able to install, troubleshoot, repair or replace all electrical system components. 
    a.    Know the functions of all related electrical equipment
        i.    Transmission Level equipment 
        ii.    Primary Distribution Level Equipment
        iii.    Secondary Level Equipment

II.    Be able to Obtain, Install, Set Up, Operate, Troubleshoot, Maintain, or Replace the following equipment Safely and efficiently.
    a.    Distribution Systems, Control Panels and Components, Pump Off Controllers, Grounding & Bonding Systems, Conduit & Raceways, Electric Motors, Hub and Sheaves, & Belts and Breaker Boxes
III.    Have a good working knowledge of Production Systems as to their functions and be able to help with optimizing their operation.
    a.    Rod Pumps, ESP’s, H-pumps, Transfer Pumps, Air Compressors, LACT Units, Vapor Recovery Units, Gas Compressors, Tank Batteries, Production Vessels & Testers

IV.    Other Responsibilities

    a.    Basic computer skills 
    b.    Be available for 24hr call
    c.    Change electric motors, sheaves, & belts
    d.    Calculate sheave size to achieve desired SPM
    e.    Able to plan electrical portion and execute for unit swaps
    f.    Utilize hot stick to change line fuses and reset reclosers
    g.    Properly size and run conduit and conductors
    h.    Install, trouble shoot, and repair control panels
    i.    Splice underground 600 vac cable
    j.    Maintain surge protective devices
    k.    Install and maintain grounding systems
    l.    Install and troubleshoot ESP systems
    m.    Trouble shoot H-pump and PD pump systems
    n.    Estimate electrical material and contractor costs for projects

    o.    Troubleshoot overhead power line systems, locate issues and restore power to field and help with bringing production equipment back online 
    p.    Effectively report power outages to the appropriate power supply company
    q.    Install & program POC’s to optimize pumping system
    r.    Understand Power Factor and how to correct
    s.    Working knowledge of voltage regulators and capacitor banks
    i.    How to put online and take offline
    t.    Communicate issues to supervisor
    u.    Keep Company vehicle serviced, clean, and stocked


Qualifications & Experience

Experience and Education

I.    Minimum Highschool Diploma or equivalent
II.    Knowledge of applicable codes where concerned with oil & gas industry
III.    Minimum five years work related experience

I.    Must maintain vigilance regarding health, safety, and environment
II.    Adhere to all policies and procedures
III.    Knowledge of associated dangers of the industry and how to mitigate them.

Behavioral Characteristics 
I.    Team player, willing to work within and across functional groups to obtain the best possible outcome
II.    Self-starter able to prioritize work, recognize and repair potential issues.
III.    Responsible, able to maintain and keep up with Company vehicle, tools and equipment.
IV.    Safety Conscious willing to adhere to Company policies and work procedures
V.    Able to clearly & respectfully communicate with others 
VI.    Willing to help in other areas and train lesser experienced members of group 


The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. We are committed to providing oil and natural gas in more innovative and sustainable ways to help meet the world's energy needs.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ: APA). Apache and other affiliated subsidiaries have operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom's North Sea and exploration opportunities offshore Suriname.

For additional information about APA Corporation, please visit: www.apacorp.com.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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