Production Engineering Technician II - Legacy

Date: Apr 30, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77042

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Production Engineering Technician II - Legacy for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Production Engineering team at the company’s Houston office reporting to the Production Engineering Manager.


This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

•    Create, organize, maintain, and interrogate large datasets through substantial knowledge of SQL;
•    Maintain and enhance SQL Server databases, data collation and manipulation, and defining data workflows;
•    Create and maintain custom Spotfire projects connected to multiple live internal and external data sources to create visualizations needed for specific workflows and KPI’s;
•    Ability to write custom R scripts to enhance the capability of Spotfire projects;
•    Create and maintain the Production Engineering Function’s OFM project and all associated charts, calculated variables, reports, bubble maps, databases and datalinks;
•    Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets which include datalinks, VBA scripts, pivot tables, calculated variables, and charts;
•    Create Word and PowerPoint documents to support AFE creation and approvals;
•    Read through physical and electronic well files to create accurate wellbore diagrams in WellView;
•    Provide and manage data from internal and external applications and software including IHS Enerdeq, Enverus (DrillingInfo), PDS Energy, and  WellView;
•    Provide quality control and assurance for well, technical, and economic data;
•    Identify and implement process improvements related to existing and new production engineering workflows;
•    Provide user support and training for applications and software including Spotfire, OFM, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word;
•    Coordinate with other departments as necessary to acquire access to datasets and information; and
•    Provide support as needed for Production Engineering KPI’s.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or equivalent
•    5+ years Engineering Technologist or Data Scientist experience with an E&P Company
•    Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and consistently meet project deadlines
•    Must be detail-oriented
•    Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
•    Desire to learn new technology and systems
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be able to effectively communicate project workflows or analyses to team
•    Experience using database and engineering software, including WellView, OFM, Spotfire, SQL Server, Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
•    Avocet, Microsoft Power platform (PowerApps, Power Automate), & SAP experience is a plus


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.

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

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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