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Surface Land Tech (Hybrid)

Date: Jun 16, 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.

Specific Responsibilities

The Surface Land Tech is responsible for providing support to the Surface Land Department, under the supervision of the Surface Land Manager.  


  • Create and administer land payments and schedules in accordance with contract terms
  • Set up and submit BA/vendor requests
  • Assist Surface Landmen with preparation, review, correspondence, research, and administration of surface land agreements
  • Initiate and input surface agreements in QLA
  • Coordinate processing of surface agreement with Midland Land and Contract Analysts
  • Assist department personnel with special projects as needed
  • General use of Apache Systems:  SAP, DataNow, AFE NAV, Quorum Land System (“QLS”), DMS Imaging, MapsNow, QGIS and ARC GIS
  • Analyzing, Scanning and Filing documents in Land Files and DMS Imaging system
  • Record documents in county records, mail required copies to 3rd parties as required, scan and maintain electronic files

Qualifications & Experience

  • BS/BA degree preferred or equivalent years of experience 
  • 3 + years of relevant experience preferred
  • Ability to speak and understand oilfield terminology
  • Understanding of land and legal documents
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects with a high degree of initiative and independent judgment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to work with employees and vendors as well as other disciplines
  • Strong skills as a coordinator among different departments
  • Capability to perform duties with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills


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
  • 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.


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