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Date: Mar 7, 2017

Location: Tioga, North Dakota, 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




This position will be for a plant process engineer at the Tioga Gas Plant. Work location and responsibilities will be located at the plant site.




  • Provide engineering support to enable operations and maintenance teams to achieve business plan goals including:
    • Process and equipment troubleshooting
    • Identify opportunities for cost reduction through process and system optimization
    • Identify, lead and participate in root cause analysis (RCAs) for plant issues
    • Participate in daily operation/maintenance meetings to provide engineering / technical assistance as needed
    • Interact with operators and maintenance technicians daily to assist as needed


  • Manage or assist in small capital and process improvement projects including:
    • Developing project scope
    • Equipment specifications and ordering
    • Run project economics / analysis / justifications.
    • Update documentation such and process & instrumentation diagrams, operating procedures, Hazard and Operability studies, Process Hazard Analysis, etc.


  • Manage chemical systems, including boiler and cooling water treatment, amine absorption, pipeline passivation, etc.


  • Provide technical authority input, expert advice and assist in management of documentation for a Process Safety Management regulated facility, including Management of Change process, fitness for service, repair specifications, etc.





  • Proven work experience doing process engineering in a plant environment
  • Excellent technical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of process related standards (ASME, API, etc.)
  • Experience doing process simulations, preferably with Aspen Hysys
  • Working knowledge of process engineering calculations and/or software packages
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations (OSHA PSM)
  • Analytical thinker with interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision in a diverse, multidiscipline team environment
  • Ability to work in a plant environment, including working at heights, confined space entry, climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces.
  • Oil and gas experience a plus




  • B.S. degree in chemical engineering, or equivalent


Core Behaviors                 


  • Continuous Improvement – 35%
  • Process Execution – 5%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – 50%
  • Leadership / Coaching – 10%


Work Environment            


  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 40%
  • Desk Time (technical work, admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 60%


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.


Posting Notes: Brad Janik | Employee | Production / Operations Engineering | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | |  | | No



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