Control Room Operator

Apache Corp - San Antonio, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $50,000 a year
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 with global assets focused on North American growth.
Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.
Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio 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 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.

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Key Duties/Responsibilities
The Control Room Operator for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s NAUR Fusion Center team at the company’s San Antonio office reporting to the Control Room Supervisor.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:
The Control Room Production and Logistics Operator is responsible for carrying out Apache’s Field Logistics Processes and assisting production teams, with a focus on ensuring products and services are delivered or rendered in support of various Field Operations Teams via the Apache Fusion Center.

This position will implement, and maintain the Fusion Center’s Logistics software tools and documentation to coordinate and organize truck transportation of fluids, delivery of equipment, or track third party execution of product transfers and deliveries to key Apache field locations. This role will also assist production teams in determining route cause of downtime and assist production teams in maintaining production.

Dispatch, track and coordinate Third Party Trucking Companies to ensure delivery or transfer of various fluids i.e. drilling brines, oil based muds, or fresh water.
Dispatch, track and coordinate Third Party Trucking Companies to ensure delivery or transfer of produced water, crude oil, condensate liquids, or natural gas liquids from central terminals, production pad sites, or offload facilities including salt water disposal sites.
Monitor field unit locations and coordinate delivery of specialty or heavy equipment to various field locations via third party rental or Apache inventory i.e. frac tanks, generators, man lifts, fork lifts, light plants, measurement/detection skids, or specialized equipment.
Organize and coordinate services for various field teams including; construction, drilling, completions, frac fleet services, flowback, production, or midstream pipelines.
Initiate general work orders and distribute field service orders for a variety of internal field teams via email, online applications, and phone systems.
Process various documentation including invoice verification for services, inventory management, Bills of Lading (BOL’s), or third party service ticket verification.
Act as a liaison between various field teams during field emergencies, drilling rig emergencies, or during activation of Apache’s Incident Command System.
Develop various reports for distribution and communication between field teams utilizing products such as; Microsoft Excel, SharePoint, or Power BI. This can include various software platforms including GIS or SAP platforms.
The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and 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;
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;
An approachable, likeable personality;
An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
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 entire organization;
The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral; and
Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.

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.
Job Qualifications
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

Must have High School Diploma or equivalent
2+ years of relevant experience in a Logistics, Operations, or Control Center Environment
Experience conducting Logistics Operations within an Exploration & Production Company or Midstream Company.
Proficient in the use of computerized customer service, dispatching systems, Microsoft Word, Excel spreadsheets, and multiple database software applications.
Relevant experience utilizing and (GIS) Geographic Information Systems to monitor asset locations for deployment to a field site.
Working knowledge of National Incident Command Systems and Structures
Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Significant contact with internal and external teams, consultants, and vendors.
Attend meetings with Fusion Center Team Members to drive results and improvements
Essential Personnel with the ability to work rotating or overnight shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. Essential means you are required to arrive to a worksite despite specific weather conditions and this may require hotel accommodations during emergency events.