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Reliability Operator B, Baldpate Job

Date: Jul 26, 2017

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Hess Corporation

 

ABOUT 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 Hess.com.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

As a member of a multidiscipline team, the Reliability Operator operates and maintains the process and utilities systems in a safe and competent manner. The Reliability Operator 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.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and understanding around Personal and Process Safety.
  • Strive 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.
  • Maintain the capability to operate, monitor and adjust production, utility, safety and control systems and equipment which includes:
  • Wells Process (risers, manifolds, flowlines, umbilicals, flow assurance/chemical injection, pigging).
  • Oil Separation (separators, oil treater, degasser).
  • Gas Process (booster gas, flash gas, dehydration, vapor recovery, gas lift, fuel gas).
  • Seawater Systems (lift, injection, filtration, cooling medium).
  • Produced Water Systems.
  • Heat Medium & Power Systems (turbine generators, Waste Heat Recovery Units).
  • Auxiliary Systems (air/nitrogen, fuel systems, potable water, flares, tanks & drains).
  • Safety Systems (fire/gas detection, ,firefighting, lifesaving, process control, process safety).
  • Support Equipment (rotating equipment, process field devices and packaged ancillary equipment).

 

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 tasks.
  • 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) or a Performing Authority (PA) in compliance with Hess Permit to Work system and according to competency level.

 

Production and Technical Integrity Performance

 

  • Perform day-to-day management of operational priorities, taking direct instruction from the Operation Lead and Process Specialist for maintaining integrity of the facilities and production optimization.
  • Monitor and adjust production and injection well flow and pressure of the separation vessels, produced water handling, crude oil-to-export, gas compression, dehydration and oil/gas distribution.
  • Monitor and record key operational parameters at prescribe intervals on operator reading sheets, reporting any anomalies to the Control Room Operator (CRO) in a timely manner.
  • Conduct sampling for process operations, compliant with training and procedures.
  • Provide operations input to projects and turnaround (TAR) preparation as required.
  • Comply with WIN PCS as required, for all maintenance work prior to operation.
  • Report potential process safety and operational optimization issues to the appropriate level.
  • Submit notifications for maintenance work.
  • TECO notifications for self-performed maintenance work.
  • Complete Autonomous Maintenance activities.
  • Perform Bureau of Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) regulatory inspections.

 

Operations Excellence

 

  • Actively participate in the Hess Continuous Improvement (CI) process, striving to improve operating and run-time efficiency.
  • Participate in root-cause failure investigations as required to prevent re- occurrence and help identify “trigger events” as failure cause.
  • Ensure the technical integrity of instrument equipment and maintenance standards,
  • Recommend changes to the maintenance strategy, policy and procedures as required and in compliance with the Management of Change (MOC) process.
  • Fully engage and comply with the System Ownership plan.
  • Participate in root-cause failure investigations as required to prevent re-occurrence.
  • 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 production activities.
  • Actively engage in coaching and sharing of technical knowledge with team members.

 

Performance

 

  • Regularly review personal performance objectives and progress with your RS.
  • Jointly agree upon personal performance objectives with the RS and implement / maintain management and career development to improve and enhance contribution to the overall team and safety of the facility and operation.

 

Training & 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 and become aware of the 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.
  • Maintain ownership and tracking of personal training / learning and career development.
  • Work with RS to achieve access to next role competencies in order to continuously improve skills and promote within the organization as openings become available.

 

Emergency Response

 

  • Understand assignment and act as a 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.
  • Follow the orders of the On-Scene Incident Commander in the event of any emergency onboard the facility.

     

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 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 BSEE 14C and 30 CFR (T-2 Safety System Training)
  • Strong PC application skills (esp. Excel, Word)
  • Strong planning, scheduling, and organization skills
  • 3-5 years’ offshore and industry experience with Production Operations required

 

Competencies

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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