Foreman Assistant - Pecos

Date: Jul 3, 2024

Location: Pecos, TX, US, 79772

Company: Apache Corporation

Specific Responsibilities

Position – Production Foreman
Essential duties include the supervision and training of pumpers and roustabouts; schedule and coordinate daily activities of subordinates and contract personnel; monitor and review production; evaluate problem wells and implement new technology for production enhancement.
I. Review on major accountabilities
    A. Maximize production.
        1. Minimize downtime by reacting quickly and decisively.
        2. Recognize and generate workover prospects.
        3. Review production daily with pumpers.
        4. Develop solutions, not problems.
        5. Use Scout to trend data and anticipate situations.
    B. Minimize cost.
        1. Review LOS monthly with pumpers to identify cost centers for reduction and control.
        2. Identify and eliminate repetitive tasks and procedures that can be simplified or delegated.
        3. Work with pumpers to identify cost anomalies on a well-by-well basis.
        4. Review daily tickets and invoices to insure that Apache is receiving    full value for services rendered.
        5. Generate new ideas to reduce lifting costs. Review all phases of your operation to develop ideas.
    C. Effective supervision of pumpers and contractors.
        1. Contract and company pumpers.
            a. Communicate daily with pumpers.
            b. Listen to pumpers suggestions and evaluate each thoroughly.
            c. Use oral and written instructions effectively.
            d. Provide a motivational atmosphere for pumpers; earn their respect through your positive actions.
            e. Evaluate pumpers’ performance; recognize training needs and recommend training programs.
            f. Assist pumpers with data trending and analysis.
        2. Be familiar with Apache Supervisor’s Safety and Health Compliance and State Environmental Compliance Manuals and ensure that these policies are followed on each job.
        3. Review and evaluate each pumper’s job performance as needed.
    D. Technical competence.
        1. Become familiar with the technical factors involved in oil and gas production, including:
            a. Sucker rod design principles.
            b. ESP and PC pump design and application.
            c. Plunger lift design principles.
            d. Application of oil field chemicals.
             e. Fluid measurement.
            f. Petroleum reservoir management.
            g. Proper operation and maintenance of production equipment.
            h. Subsurface equipment design and application.
        2. Be aware of new technology and developments.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience: 3 to 5 years related experience.



The successful candidate will lead by example through successfully demonstrating 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.
  • Leadership Competencies
    • Servant Leadership: Inspires and enables performance excellence through feedback, empathy, development and empowerment;
    • Strategic Mindset: Applies business acumen to see the big picture, understand business issues, and exhibit financial stewardship;
    • Change Leadership: Inspires change by challenging the status quo, generating support, and executing improvement projects to achieve business outcomes; and
    • Leading Effective Teams: Enables performance excellence through effective structure, delegation, and motivation.

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. We are committed to providing oil and natural gas in more innovative and sustainable ways to help meet the world's energy needs.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ: APA). Apache and other affiliated subsidiaries have operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom's North Sea and exploration opportunities offshore Suriname.

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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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Nearest Major Market: Midland

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