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Mechanic III

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Garden City, TX, US, 79739

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.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Mechanic III, for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Onshore Production Operations team at the company’s St. Lawrence - Midland, TX office reporting to the Maintenance Foreman.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
•    Responsible for daily operation and maintenance of water station flood pumps, sumps, transfer pumps, “control air” air compressors, and all equipment associated with compressor facility
•    Check for proper operation of all pumps and dump valves
•    Check all fluid levels and operation of lubricators
•    Check air compressors, filters oil levels, belts, pressures and bleed lines
•    Perform visual inspection on all equipment daily, making necessary repairs
•    Accurately record all above information and any performed maintenance
•    Achieve CO2 operations certification
•    Perform oil changes on all equipment in a timely manner
•    Notify supervisor when problems are suspected
•    Order, stock, and label spare equipment needed to keep facility in operation
•    Operate in a safe and environmentally sound manner
•    Stay in contact with vendors for equipment, oils, chemicals, and filters for updated revisions and recommendations
•    Keep facility clean and neat
•    Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
•    Job is classified as medium physical work
•    Occasionally may be required to lift, carry, push or pull 10-100 pounds
•    Occasionally may require squatting, crawling and climbing
•    Frequently may require bending, reaching above shoulders, reaching to the floor, reading, writing, working at heights and working around moving machinery
•    Frequently exposed to marked changes in weather conditions including temperature and humidity
•    Continuously exposed to dust, fumes and gases
•    Continuously works independently without supervision and requires quick or important decision making
•    Must be able to drive a vehicle and have the ability to wear respirator protection and personal protective equipment, as required

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

•    High School Diploma or Equivalent
•    Excellent time management skills
•    Good written and oral communication skills
•    1-3 years related industry experience 
•    High School diploma or equivalent
•    Proficiency with PC-based computer applications
•    Knowledge of safe working procedures
•    Attention to detail
•    Construction experience is a plus 


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.

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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