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Corporate Pilot

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

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 Pilot for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Aviation Department at the company’s Houston office reporting to the Chief Pilot.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring that a flight will not be continued beyond the nearest suitable aerodrome if a flight crew member appears to be affected by injury, sickness, fatigue, the effects of any psychoactive substance, or lack of oxygen;
  • Ensuring compliance with Operational Control procedures as described in the Operations Manual; 
  • Checking weather, all applicable NOTAMs where available, and determining fuel, oil and oxygen requirements; 
  • Confirming an aircraft preflight inspection has been performed per the aircraft flight manual before each departure; 
  • Determining aircraft weight and balance; 
  • Performing runway analysis for the required airports; 
  • Ensuring that all flight planning requirements have been met; 
  • Ensuring that aircraft crew members have valid government issued Radiotelephone Operator permits, medical and pilot certificates, passports and visas if required; 
  • Briefing the passengers in accordance with the requirements specified in the Standard Operating Procedures chapter; 
  • Operating the aircraft in accordance with operator procedures and aircraft limitations; 
  • Ensuring compliance with customs, immigration and cabotage laws;
  • Supporting and participating in the Safety Management System;
  • Recording flight times and aircraft defects; and
  • Comply with the before, during, and after flight obligations of the RA (Risk Assessment) in the Baldwin SMS portal.


Additionally, the role may serve as a mentor for the training and development of crewmembers in techniques, methods, and daily activities in accordance with Apache Corporation policies and Standard Operating Procedures. Specific responsibilities in this regard include: 

  • Encouraging and using effective CRM in the management of the crew; 
  • Briefing crewmembers prior to a flight on all aspects of the flight; 
  • Supervision of crewmembers throughout the flight, including flight preparation and flight documentation; 
  • Discussion with crewmembers regarding their duties and responsibilities; and 
  • Monitoring the crew's professional behavior. 

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Holds an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate for the category and class aircraft to be operated; 
  • Current and appropriate required medical certificate; 
  • Type Rating for the aircraft operated, if required; 
  • Holds a valid aeronautical Radiotelephone Operator permit; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language; and 
  • Holds a valid and current passport. 

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


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.

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