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Electrician B (Offshore, Stampede) Job

Date: Sep 8, 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 Electrician operates and maintains the process and utilities systems in a safe and competent manner. The Electrician is self-motivated, managed and engaged in the planning process. They demonstrate to the Senior Electrician 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.



  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and understanding around Personal and Process


  • 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 and maintain safety and control systems and

    equipment which includes:

  • Low Voltage Power Distribution Equipment (LV circuit equipment, motor controls,

    batteries, UPS, control systems cables and wiring).

  • High Voltage Power Distribution Equipment (HV circuit equipment, motor

    controls, control systems, cables and wiring).

  • Power Utilization Equipment (lighting, HVAC, medium/low voltage motors).
  • Electrical Protection Equipment (fuses, overload protection, relays, grounding).
  • Power Generation Equipment (generators, voltage regulators, power

    management equipment, synchronization equipment).

  • Rotating Equipment (AC motors).
  • Firefighting Equipment (lifeboat electrical components, emergency lighting, horns, call stations, strobes).


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 hazards

    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


  • Day to day management of operational priorities, taking direct instruction from the
  • Production Team Leader on maintaining integrity of the facilities and production


  • Carry out maintenance activities as directed by the MSV.
  • Maintain main and auxiliary generation equipment, medium and low voltage distribution

    protective devices and transformers, plus all support equipment, heating, cooling and

    lighting systems, AC/DC motors and workshop tools.

  • Provide electrical input to projects and turnaround (TAR) preparation as required.
  • Ensure shift and crew-change handovers are recorded in the appropriate log and are

    clear, concise, accurate and in compliance with the Guidance on Shift Handovers.

  • Comply with WIN PCS as required, for all maintenance work prior to operation.
  • Discuss plant operation with functional support, as required, to highlight potential

    process safety issues.

  • Understand and comply with the Management of Change (MoC) process for all

    procedural, equipment or process changes as needed.


Operations Excellence


  • Actively participate in the 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- occurrence and

    help identify “trigger events” as failure cause.

  • Ensure the technical integrity of electrical 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.

  • 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 activities.

  • Actively engage in coaching and sharing of technical knowledge with team members.




  • Regularly review personal performance objectives and progress with your MSV.
  • Jointly agree upon personal performance objectives with the MSV and implement /

    maintain 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 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.


Emergency Response


  • Understand assignment and act as member of the emergency response team and

    comply with the responsibilities assigned as defined in the Emergency Response Plan


  • Participate in emergency response exercises to ensure a full understanding and

    demonstrated capability of the ERP process and procedures.

  • Follow the orders of the Incident Commander in the event of any emergency onboard

    the facility.




  • Essential Requirements
    • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Good teamwork and leadership skills
    • Independent/ autonomous, requiring little day-to-day guidance
    • Strong Knowledge of Industry Regulations Codes and Standards, including NFPA 70 National Electrical Code, API codes
    • 3-5 years’ plus experience in a Process related Industry
    • Experience with 480VAC Distribution Equipment including switchgear and Motor Control Centers
    • Experience with Rotating Electrical Equipment
    • Experience with DC Battery Systems
    • Understanding of Hazardous Areas Electrical Equipment and Protection techniques
    • Basic Electrical Theory


  • Desirable Requirements
    • Lock out Tag out systems for Electrical Isolation
    • Previous experience with Medium Voltage Equipment
    • Strong SAP-PM Experience
    • Strong PC application skills (esp. Excel, Word)
    • Strong planning, scheduling, and organization skills
    • Strong Knowledge of API 14F and API 500
    • Associates Degree Electrical 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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