EH&S Specialist II - SMB

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Midland, TX, US, 79705

Company: Apache Corporation

Specific Responsibilities

The EH&S Specialist for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Onshore EH&S team supporting operations within the Midland Basin reporting to the EH&S Manager.
This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for assisting Apache personnel in implementing and maintaining an effective safety program to provide a safe working environment for all employees;
  • Works with line management to ensure that personnel receive appropriate required training in safety;
  • Participates as required in accident/incident investigations and case management of injuries/incidents;
  • Maintains accurate accident/incident records and prepares reports to management;
  • Travel to the field to learn what best practices are being implemented in areas and communicate these to other areas;
  • Conducts and participates in reviews, inspections and audits of contractor operations to continually improve health and safety performance;
  • Participates in the Incident Management System and responds as needed at any time day or night to events;
  • Supports accident prevention programs;
  • Leads in the development and execution of specific health and safety assurance processes;
  • Analyze organizational risks and take necessary steps to mitigate potential incidents;
  • Monitors and controls the organization’s safety standards in accordance with OSHA and State regulations and Apache policies;
  • Maintains professional knowledge of protective equipment and existing and proposed changes in Federal and State safety regulations;
  • Develops and conducts employee training, emergency preparedness and quality assurance material and equipment requisition, new and modified process and non-routine work;
  • Coordinate any contractor oversight training required for Apache personnel that work with contractors;
  • Provide regular on-sight field health and safety support (review of JSA’s, work permits, orientations, field audits, inspections, etc.);
  • Lead safety meetings as requested;
  • Provide EH&S orientations for the area as directed; and
  • Perform tasks and support for additional topics as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
  • 5-10 years of oil and gas experience required;
  • EH&S experience preferred;
  • Strong knowledge of industry and government EH&S standards and regulations;
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • The willingness and ability to travel to field locations in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position;
  • Solid problem solving skills and be recognized as results oriented;
  • Effective interpersonal and team communication skills;
  • The ability to be self-directed and self-motivated and the ability to be team player;
  • Strong experience in conducting and leading root cause investigations;
  • Legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer;
  • The field travel aspects of the position will require the Incumbent to travel frequently (90%) to field locations and must be able to meet the following physical requirements:
    • Climb stairs and ladders, climb over objects or structures be able to jump a few feet horizontally and be able to walk at speed as great as 4½ miles per hour;
    • Lifting and handling objects of up to 50 lbs;
    • Capable of safely evacuating facilities having no physical condition which might impede escape (or escape by others) from a location; and
    • Have the ability to adapt to adverse environmental condition i.e., extreme cold, or heat, and humidity.


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 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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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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