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Data Analyst - Engineering Technician Job


Minot, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Production / Operations Engineering
Date:  Mar 17, 2023


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

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 


Roles & Responsibilities

Sr Technician Engineering - Surface Engineering is a key part of the Reliability Engineering team supporting continuous improvement in equipment availability and productivity for the ND upstream and midstream assets.  Working in a team environment, it carries responsibilities for analyzing and managing data to steward maintenance strategy optimization and equipment bad actor elimination as part of the newly expanded Condition Based Maintenance team. 


The primary areas of focus will include leading the following processes:

  • Leverage new and existing technology to improve data capture, contextualization, and problem solving by allowing data to drive opportunity identification and prioritization more efficiently for the team. 
  • Ensure all data is accurately collected for specific projects and processes and follows Hess Standards
  • Coordinate with Engineers and others (Finance, GSC, Master Data, etc) as necessary to acquire information or report data or activities
  • Provide support for development and maintenance of project and business plan metrics
  • Develop Standard Work around daily, weekly, monthly responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain regular schedules of reporting
  • Build out Exception Based Surveillance Value Streams consuming SAP and other source data


Core Behaviors

  • Strong leadership in terms of Safety
    • Process Safety
    • Personnel Safety
  • Demonstrates strong continuous improvement capabilities and/or ability to learn following skills:
    • Standardized work and process development; continuously seek to make standardized work/processes more efficient while ensuring work quality
    • Structured problem solving (e.g. 5-Whys, Problem Solving A3)
    • Demonstrates Leading at Hess Competencies including but not limited to:
    • Able to influence without authority across organizational boundaries
    • Able to lead change with various stakeholders
    • Influences a culture of continuous learning, influences strong collaboration, customer focused, cultivates innovation, demonstrates courage, drives results
    • Robust problem-solving skills that focus on delivering data driven solutions
    • Able to quickly gather and rationalize data
    • Utilize structured problem solving to formulate solutions


Work Environment    

  • Office based role (Minot or Tioga) with 9/80 work schedule, but would require trips to all areas of Bakken Asset as needed



  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Proficient in SQL and VBA
  • Proficient in Spotfire or similar analytical tools
  • Proficient in or demonstrates capabilities to learn new skills and systems to enhance analytical processing skills (e.g. Powershell, Python, Dataiku)
  • Good understanding of visualizing data
  • Basic project management skills
  • Proficient computer skills / business system knowledge (Microsoft Suite, SAP)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong collaboration and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with attention to detail and process improvements
  • Strong organization, time management, prioritization, and planning skills and able to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines for self and team
  • Strong team skills and ability to work cross functionally with multiple customers.



  • High School Diploma -minimum
  • Associated degree or higher preferred



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 is 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 | Production / Operations Engineering | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | |  | | No | 26609