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Mechanic Sr

Date: Jul 2, 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 Mechanic Sr., for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Gathering System team at the company’s Pecos, office reporting to the Gathering System Foreman. 
This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical advice and support for the safe, compliant, reliable, and efficient operation of rotating equipment, including compressor engines, compressor frames, generators, motors, and pumps
  • Operate Compressor Stations within company, local, and state guidelines. Including compressor units, dehydration systems, separation tanks and filter vessels.
  • Analyze engines for optimum performance and optimize for fuel and cost efficiency while providing flow assurance and meeting emissions criteria
  • Coordinate air program requirements with HSE team, including scheduling/conducting emissions testing
  • Stay abreast of manufacturer’s recommendations/improvements for preventative maintenance and for any upgrades, and ensure timely completion as appropriate
  • Ensure engine oil samples are pulled, analyzed, and acted upon accordingly
  • Coordinate inventory of spare and critical parts 
Professional Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Good communicator, work planner with excellent work ethics and a good background in computer applications
  • Must be available for call-outs 24 hours/day, 7 days a week
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with CAT Natural Gas Engine Maintenance
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with Ariel Compressor Maintenance 


High School Diploma / GED
5 to 7 years
Behavioral Competencies & Personal Characteristics
A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the organization;
Intellectually and emotionally intelligent, with strong analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.
Self-aware with strong communication skills, both written and oral; and
An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
Confident, while checking ego at the door;
A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
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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