Apache Corporation

Facilities Engineer Sr - Houston

Houston, TX
Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the Unite

Job Description

Facilities Engineer Sr

Posted: Friday, 11/17/2023
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.
For additional information about APA Corporation, please visit:

www.apacorp.com Specific Responsibilities

The Facilities Engineer / Project Manager will provide project leadership and coordination with other functions in the design & construction of new assets / expansions to existing assets to support production requirements. This role will require strong project management and communication skills to coordinate across multiple disciplines to complete projects on time and on budget while meeting project objectives.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
  • Design of new surface infrastructure facilities including pipelines, compressors, pumps, oil/water/gas separation, and processing facilities.
  • Experience in the design and construction of Central Tank Batteries (CTB), Central Gathering Compression (CGC) installations, flowlines & well hook-ups required.
  • Able to analyze, troubleshoot, and re-use existing surface facilities in new development plans.
  • Strong communication skills to coordinate with a cross-functional team (operations, engineering, measurement, automation, environmental, regulatory, safety, contractors & inspection personnel) on design, layout, equipment selection & proposed facility operations strategy.
  • Experience with actively managing, tracking and reporting on multiple simultaneous projects while meeting safety, budgetary & schedule objectives set for the company.
  • Development of the Scope of Work (SOW), cost estimate, execution plan, Design Basis Memorandum (DBM), and Authorization of Funds Expenditure (AFE) documents necessary to obtain project approvals.
  • Development of construction drawings and RFQ packages through coordination with third party engineering firms, construction foreman & operations personnel.
  • Ensure Management of Change (MOC) approvals are identified, coordinated and approved where required based on the Scope of Work to be performed. Qualifications & Experience
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • 8 or more years' experience in Engineering/Project Management
  • Ability to walk down facilities and use existing engineering/vendor/operational data to identify and analyze potential process changes/improvements to meet production goals and zero emission objectives.
  • Ability to provide technical support to Operations as needed.
  • Incorporation of Closed Vent Design objectives to ensure proposed facilities or changes to existing facilities are documented prior to construction and in compliance with both company and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordination of pre-start-up safety reviews to ensure a smooth handoff of changes to operations.
  • Experience with sizing & selection of production equipment, tank working/breathing capacity, PVRV venting sizing capacity, separator dump sizing & blanket gas regulator sizing desired.
  • Experience in sizing vapor recovery units, vapor destruct equipment (combustor/flare) and the associated vent piping systems desired.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications required. Modelling software programs, such as Aspen Hysys, ProMax, and PipeSim experience desired.
  • Experience with related industry codes and standards applicable to upstream Oil & Gas operations in TX & NM desired. (ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, ASME BPV code, etc.)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desired.
  • Able to travel to field locations in Texas and New Mexico on a regular basis based on project planning & coordination needs.
  • Upstream experience preferred. Competencies
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

Apache Corporation At A Glance

Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States,Canada, Egypt, the United Kingdom and Australia. Apache posts announcements, operational updates, investor information and all press releases on its website, www.apachecorp.com.
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