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Mechanical Support Engineer – Pumps

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.

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:
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Specific Responsibilities

Mechanical Support Engineer – Pumps for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Maintenance Team at the company’s North Sea office reporting to the Maintenance Coordinator. This role acts as the technical focal point for all Central North Sea pump related matters.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
Overseeing planned overhauls, breakdown and corrective pump maintenance

Monitoring asset pump performance and reliability

Ensuring that the correct priorities for all CNS asset pumps are being progressed, resolved and communicated efficiently to offshore and onshore management as necessary

Managing approved CAPEX and OPEX budget expenditure for all pumps

Ensuring critical and operational spares are sourced and held within Apache Inventory

Providing interface with Engineering, Maintenance & Project Groups on mechanical pump engineering issues

Supporting development, implementation and compliance with new and existing maintenance strategies

Recommending the use of new technologies to increase reliability and efficiency and drive cost reduction

Witnessing pump strip downs, repairs and factory acceptance testing

Interfacing with Supply Chain department in terms of meeting contract requirements, raising of Purchase Orders and adhering to the procurement processes

Conducting Vendor audits, assessments and evaluations

Conducting root cause analysis and reporting of pump failures where appropriate

Conducting periodic Offshore visits to the CNS assets

Professional Qualifications & Experience:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

Accredited Bachelors or Honours degree in engineering or technology, or equivalent practical experience

Proficient knowledge and practical experience of all types of centrifugal pumps

Knowledge and understanding of API 610 / ISO 1309 standard

Ability to work in fast-paced environment, in multidisciplinary teams and managing vendors

Hands-on experience of developing and updating procedures, Turnaround planning, MOC review & implementation

Use of SAP (or equivalent system) maintenance management system is highly preferable

Valid OGUK Medical


Valid MIST (or Equivalent) Experience 10 to 15 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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