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Senior Reliability Operator Job

Date: Aug 30, 2017

Location: Keene, 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


Job Summary

This role will serve to assist the Process specialist in executing their duties across the Legacy asset (Tioga, Keene and Fryburg). Examples include:

  • Light to medium project management such as hydro-testing pipelines, SWD surface piping replacements, facility operational field risk assessments and improvements.  
  • LOTO planning and field executing assistance for complex projects; P&ID planning and mark-up, including field verification walk downs.
  • Assistance to ISPs with planning and material acquisition for WMS maintenance and small projects, ensuring quality notifications and work orders.
  • Work with Logistics Specialist to ensure WMS maintenance is continuous and compiles with Hess business rules, SAP prioritization time frames, and meets Hess QA/QC standards.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining Daily Work Plans
  • Maintain regulatory requirements such as BLM, Flaring, VOC emissions, assist with OGI exception remediation.
  • Assistance in generating Legacy specific SWIs and AMs to improve Integrity and Safety, Availability and efficiency.


Routine Duties/Responsibilities


  • Operates equipment and understands process controls & flow (start up, shut down).
  • Captures work activities (EBS, autonomous maintenance, corrective maintenance, predictive maintenance, etc.) accurately in the system
  • Responsible for compliance of safe work practices (contractors and employees); approve and execute safe work permits
  • Responsible for executing continuous SQDCM improvement activities, such as identify opportunities for problem solving and improvements
  • Performs second-level response; provides direction to Reliability Operators.
  • Augment Process Specialist in representing the area in RCAs
  • SAP notifications, time confirmation, TECO autonomous maintenance activities, invoice review/approval.
  • Fulfil handover requirements for all subsurface maintenance such as fluid levels, troubleshooting and workovers
  • Ensuring accuracy of ODR, SAP, XSPOC, regulatory standards data entries
  • Clearly communicates and works with contractors to comply with applicable Hess policies and procedures




  • Industrial / oilfield experience
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft, SAP)
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of safety requirements and practices






  • High school diploma or equivalent required


Core Behaviors                 


  • Continuous Improvement – 20%
  • Process Execution – 35%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – 25%
  • Leadership / Coaching –20%


Work Environment            


  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 80%
  • Desk Time (admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 20%


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: Eugenio Alemany | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Keene | | |  | | No