Measurement Technician - Keene/Watford City Job


Keene, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Field/Plant Operations
Date:  Jul 5, 2024



Roles & Responsibilities

This role will be charged with performing calibrations, inspections, proving, and sampling of oil, gas, and water meters. Individuals in this role are responsible for maintaining sales and flare gas meters (Totalflows) and configuring new equipment installs. Proper tool use and care is expected to ensure equipment is maintained in good condition. Individuals are expected to perform all work according to standard work instructions and maintain organized and quality documentation where required. This role requires an understanding of NDIC, and BLM regulations as well as the measurement equipment as it’s related and the role it plays within the company and regulatory compliance. Individuals in this position are expected to actively participate in weekly team meetings, monthly safety meetings and maintain clear communication with the team and relay all safety and operating problems to the supervisor. This role will participate in Hazard/safety observation program as required.


The primary areas of focus will include the following:

  • Adherence to all Hess safety policies and procedures including Hess Rules, pre-job planning, energy isolation, and permit to work
  • Meter calibration, inspection, proving and sampling.
  • Perform calibration of gas measurement equipment while adhering to regulatory and API requirements.
  • Perform proving of oil allocation meters while adhering to regulatory and API requirements.
  • Pulling gas samples for gas composition analysis using the gas chromatographer.
  • Witness proving of LACT meters, including operating valves, connecting hoses and piping.
  • Perform inspections of meter tubes and orifice plates.
  • Conduct proving and calibration of NGL meters.
  • Demonstrates Lean knowledge and/or ability to learn following skills:
  • Participate/use:  Standard Work Instruction, 5-why problem breakdown and 5S
  • Demonstrates Leading at Hess Competencies including but not limited to:
  • Demonstrates motivation to push himself/herself for higher results
  • Able to contribute a positive attitude and full engagement to team efforts
  • Willingness to raise concerns and express personal opinions appropriately
  • Encourages self and others to find the positive during challenges and changes
  • Able to work effectively with others outside of the line of normal authority to accomplish organizational goals
  • Cost conscious approach by treating company resources and finances as his/her own
  • Demonstrate ability to gain others trust and respect
  • Able to influence without authority across organizational boundaries


Work Environment          


  • Field based work (Keene/Tioga), standard schedule Monday-Friday (9/80), however must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and hours which reflect business needs, including overtime when necessary.
  • Must be physically able to climb stairs, operate valves and perform maintenance work under supplied breathing air equipment.
  • Independent work environment




  • Demonstrates knowledge of and/or ability to learn following skills:
  • Familiar with safety requirements and practices.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective time and schedule management.
  • Proficient computer skills / business system knowledge (SAP, Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Effective problem solving/troubleshooting skills.
  • Understanding of meter calibration/proving techniques and regulations.
  • Willing to accept responsibility and accountability for individuals and team productivity and delivery.
  • Read and comprehend operational procedures and drawings (e.g. P&IDs)
  • Industrial/Oilfield experience required, 2+ years of oil/gas measurement experienced preferred




  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associates or technical degree preferred.
  • SAP knowledge/training preferred.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.



The Hess Way of Working 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; we welcome diversity in all forms of expression and thought.


Hess provides a comprehensive range of compensation and benefit programs that help you to take care of your health, protect your income, and build savings for the future. Our compensation philosophy is simple – we pay for performance.  The better you and the company perform, the more you can earn.  Here are a few highlights:

Base Salary

  • Base salaries are competitive, and market based, with pay increases based on objective measures and upward moves.

Annual Incentive Plan

  • Every employee participates in our Annual Incentive Plan, which awards a bonus based on how well we fare as a company on our annual performance scorecard and the person’s level of contribution.

All Employee Share Plan

  • All employees are Hess stockholders, so they share in the success they help create for the company. Shares are granted to new employees who do not receive stock as part of their compensation package.


  • Hess cares about your well-being and wants to help you be your best self.  That’s why we offer a compelling benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. Highlights include: medical, dental, and vision coverage; a health savings account; 401 (K) and pension plan; a nationally recognized wellness program; and company paid basic life and disability insurance.

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Learning & Development 

  • We believe in lifelong learning and provide a suite of on-demand and instructor-led learning opportunities, in addition to a tuition reimbursement program, designed to help you achieve your professional goals.  Learning encompasses on-the-job interaction with highly skilled colleagues, self-guided study, training, mentoring and participation in formal networks (e.g., technical and employee resource groups.)



We aim to be the world’s most trusted energy partner. Modern life and continued human prosperity depends upon access to affordable and secure energy and all forms of energy are required for an orderly and just future. Hess is ideally positioned to provide low-cost oil and gas reliably to help meet the world’s growing energy needs in a way that protects the health and safety of our people, safeguards the environment, and makes a lasting positive impact in the communities where we do business. 


Everything we do is guided by six core values - Integrity, People, Performance, Social Responsibility, Value Creation, and Independent Spirit, from how we treat our employees to how we interact with our neighbors, suppliers and business partners.  They are the basic building blocks of our culture and represent our company's collective conscience. While our strategy changes over time based on business conditions, our values are enduring. 


We are an industry leader in the Bakken shale play in North Dakota, one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a critical natural gas producer and supplier to Malaysia and Thailand. Our exploration and appraisal activities are offshore Guyana, one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as in the Gulf of Mexico and Suriname. 


We are recognized around the world as an industry leader in environmental, social and governance performance and disclosure. 


Hess provides 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. Unlike much larger companies, we are agile and every member of the team, regardless of level or position, plays an important role. 


We invite you to learn more about what makes us a special place to work.  Click here ( 


Hess is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Hess is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, click here or send an email to

Posting Notes: Hina Patel | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Keene | | No | 27187