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Mechanic B (Offshore, Stampede) Job

Date: Aug 10, 2017

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Hess Corporation




Hess is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas.


We have a world-class portfolio of assets with industry-leading margins and visible growth in areas where we have proven technical capabilities: Asia Pacific, the Gulf of Mexico, the North Sea, onshore U.S. and the West Africa conjugate margin. We are a leader in the production of shale oil and gas, and one of the largest operators in the Bakken formation, North Dakota. We are also known for our expertise in the development and production of projects in deep water offshore.


Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth.  We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.


For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at



As a member of a multidiscipline team, the Mechanic operates and maintains the process and utilities systems in a safe and competent manner. The Mechanic is self-motivated, managed and engaged in the planning process. They demonstrate to peers and the Operations Lead ownership of the facility equipment and systems. The role assures minimum impact on the facility operations and demonstrates good environmental stewardship in order to assist with the delivery of production targets, and maintain compliance with Group Practice as defined in Hess Operational Excellence Expectations.


This is a rotator position located in the GOM and observes a 14/14 schedule.



  • Demonstrates a high level of knowledge and understanding around Personal and

    Process Safety.

  • Work every day to ensure any work undertaken personally or by co-workers is done with

    a driven purpose to eliminate or reduce risk from the workplace.

  • Ensure operations are completed in accordance with regulatory requirements, company

    controls and guidelines.

  • Contribute to the safe and efficient operations through competent operations and

    maintenance of process systems and associated equipment.

  • Will require the capability to maintain, troubleshoot, inspect, and repair the following

    systems and equipment:

  • Rotating Equipment (Reciprocating Engines, Gas Turbines, Centrifugal &

    Positive Displacement compressors, Centrifugal, Positive Displacement, &

         Vertical Lift pumps, Generators).

  • Non-Rotating Equipment (Inspect, maintain, install: pipework & valves/fittings).
  • Ancillary Equipment (Maintain Waste Heat Recovery Units; Heat Exchangers:

    Plate/Frame & Tube/Shell).

  • Firefighting Equipment (Inspect, Operate, Maintain: Fire Pumps & Firefighting



EHS & Regulatory Compliance

  • Comply with the Bureau Safety Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and United States
  • Coast Guard (USCG) regulations.
  • Demonstrate personal leadership in process and occupational safety at all times.
  • Review, understand and utilize the GoM Safe Practices Manual to identify the hazard

    risk assessment level:

  • Identify Sources of Energy and all hazards associated with them.
  • Understand how to identify hazard risk assessment levels.
  • Put controls in place to eliminate or mitigate the hazards associated with work


  • Ensure compliance with Hess Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) standards and

    practices as defined within the Hess EHS & SR Management System.

  • Understand and manage work related risk, in order to prevent accidents and harm to

    people, to reduce damage to the environment and protect the facility, achieve

  • competitive performance.
  • Perform the duties of an Issuing Authority (IA) and/or Performing Authority (PA) in

    compliance with Hess Permit to Work system and according to competency level.


Production and Technical Integrity Performance

  • Carry out maintenance activities, as directed by the MSV.
  • Provide mechanical technical input to projects and TAR preparation as required.
  • Compliance with WIN PCS, as required, for all installation and maintenance work prior to operation.
  • Discuss plant operation with functional support, as required, to highlight potential

    process safety issues.

  • Complete all PM maintenance routines to schedule and to the appropriate procedure
  • Ensure that maintenance defects are recorded in CMMS, in a timely manner and to the appropriate amount of detail.
  • Comply with the Bureau Safety Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and United States
  • Coast Guard (USCG) regulations
  • Understand and comply with the Management of Change (MoC) process for all

    procedural, equipment or process changes as needed.

  • Ensure shift and crew-change handovers are accurately recorded in the appropriate log and in compliance with the Guidance on Shift Handovers.


Operations Excellence

  • Actively participate in Hess Lean Continuous Improvement (CI) process, striving to

    improve operating and run-time efficiency.

  • Participate in root-cause failure investigations as required to prevent re- occurrences

    and help identify “trigger events” as failure causes.

  • Ensure the technical integrity of instrument equipment and maintenance standards,

    recommending changes to the maintenance strategy, policy and procedures as required and in compliance with the Management of Change (MOC) process.

  • Full engagement and compliance with the System Ownership plan.
  • Inform supervisors of any maintenance activities that could potentially have a negative impact on production.
  • Be aware of, and challenge, all maintenance and consumable costs incurred within the operations team mechanical activities.



  • Regularly review performance objectives and progress with your supervisor.
  • Agree with MSV and implement /maintain personal performance management and

    career development to improve and enhance contribution to the overall team and safety of the facility and operation.


Training and Competency

  • Become familiar with and demonstrate understanding of the Hess Competency
  • Management System for GoM. (Refer to the E&P Competence Assurance & Training
  • Standard as well as the GoM Technician Competency Matrix.)
  • Understand and comply with BSEE GoM regulatory requirements of Elements 6 & 7 as
  • defined by Hess for competence requirements within this role/discipline.
  • Review of competency profile for the role and training requirements, with agreement to
  • work with qualified competency assessor(s) to determine capability measured against
  • the Hess Standard for GoM.
  • Ownership and tracking of personal training/learning and career development.
  • Work with MSV to achieve access to next role competencies in order to continuously
  • improve skills and promote within the organization as openings become available.
  • 5.2.7 Emergency Response
  • Understand assignment, act as member of the emergency response team and comply
  • with the responsibilities assigned as defined in the Emergency Response Plan (ERP).
  • Participate in emergency response exercises to ensure a full understanding and
  • demonstrated capability of the ERP process and procedures.
  • In the event of any emergency onboard the facility, follow the orders of the Incident
  • Commander.



  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • Must have good teamwork and leadership skills
  • Must be independent/ autonomous, requiring little day-to-day guidance
  • Strong Knowledge of Solar Turbines, Rotating Equipment, Cranes, Pumps
  • Common Maintenance Strategy knowledge desired
  • Strong planning, scheduling, and organization skills
  • Associates Degree Automation highly desired
  • 3-5 years’ offshore and industry experience with Solar Turbines, Rotating Equipment, Cranes, Pumps highly desired



Leading at Hess refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

  • Builds Trusted Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Creates Effective Teams
  • Thinks Strategically
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Demonstrates Courage
  • Drives Continuous Improvement
  • Makes Quality Decisions
  • Delivers High Performance


Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.


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