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Electrician III

Date: Apr 23, 2021

Location: Pecos, TX, US, 79772

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas.


At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.


  • Our VISION is to be the premier exploration and production company, contributing to global progress by helping meet the world's energy needs.
  • Our MISSION is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our stakeholders.
  • Our STRATEGY is to take a differentiated approach to the exploration and production of cost-advantaged hydrocarbons through innovation, technology, optimization, continuous improvement and relentless focus on costs to deliver top-tier, long-term returns.


Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.

Apache believes in a culture that encourages everyone to bring their unique perspective and background to work every day and to know that their voice is valued and respected.

Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.

For additional information about Apache, please visit:

Operating Locations
Commitment to Sustainability
Apache Reports and Filings 

Specific Responsibilities

The Electrician Sr for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Production Operations at the company’s Pecos, TX office reporting to the Electrical Foreman.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Installation, tracking and optimization of electronic equipment used in field.  
  • Install and/or replace electrical equipment and systems
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain electrical equipment including tank levels, pressure instrumentation, safety switches, LACT units, automation timers, telephone lines and systems, chromatographs, electric motors and pumps, wiring conduits, motor starters, generators, control panels, voltage regulators, rectifiers, transformers, gas detectors, and fire alarm systems
  • Perform minor maintenance on electronic instrumentation
  • Maintain inventory and equipment logs
  • Purchase new electronic equipment as necessary
  • Interpret schematics for electrical systems

Professional Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • High School dipolma or GED required
  • Fully qualified oil field electrician who can work independently on projects
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience primarily in an oil and gas production operation setting
  • Must possess knowledge of high-voltage power line construction, maintenance and repair, including transformer sizing and installation
  • Must be computer literate and able to utilize basic programs
  • Must have knowledge and ability to work with Emergency Response Teams and LEPCs in order to prepare for and respond to hazardous and/or unusual incidents, which may arise

Behavioral Competencies & Personal Characteristics

Core: Communication
Core: Collaboration
Core: Results
Core: Culture
Technical Production Operations: Risk Management
Technical Production Operations: Production Facility Operations
Technical Production Operations: Personal Safety (CoW)
Technical Production Operations: Process Safety
Technical Production Operations: Management of Change (Underdevelopment)
Technical Production Operations: Emergency Preparedness & Response
Technical Production Operations: Regulatory Policy (Environmental Policy etc.)
Technical Production Operations: Incident Management
Technical Production Operations: Contractor Management
Technical Production Operations: Electrical Systems
Technical Production Operations: Digital Workflows/Toolkit

Core Values & Leadership Attributes

The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

  • Core Values:
    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.
  • Leadership Attributes:
    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.

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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