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Project Lead (Midstream Small Projects) Job

Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: Minot, North Dakota, US

Company: Hess Corporation

ABOUT HESS CORPORATION

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 Hess.com. 

POSITION SUMMARY
The Small Projects Lead at Hess Midstream will be based in either Minot or Tioga North Dakota and report to the Senior Manager Infrastructure Project Execution.  The role is responsible for managing the successful front-end development and execution of multiple Infrastructure small projects for onshore unconventional oil and gas production (Upstream and Midstream), taking them from conception through final execution. Small projects range from $100 M to $3 MM and include minor modifications to gas processing plants, oil and gas gathering and pipeline transmission buildouts, and well pad facilities. Projects cover a wide range of variability from modifications and additions of rotating equipment, vessels, valve and piping, instrumentation and automation, and pads and buildings. These projects address varied business objectives such as profit improvement, environmental compliance, safety risk reduction, maintenance and operability. Project development and execution activities include concept development, technical and economic feasibility, engineering, procurement, permitting and construction.  The small projects lead works within the Infrastructure delivery organization and closely with the Reliability Operations, Maintenance Reliability Integrity, and Regulatory organizations to deliver successful projects.  Strong technical, project management, and communication skills are required.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides Front End and Execution Project Delivery for small projects for Well Pad Facilities, Pipelines and Tie-ins, Infrastructure Facilities from conception to final completion
  • Delivers decision support packages and investment recommendations to management
  • Develops projects according to a corporate stage gate process
  • Coordinates resources for engineering, land-rights acquisition, regulatory permitting
  • Coordinates internal and external engineering and construction (via established and new external construction services providers) 
  • Develops and utilizes early Project Execution Plans covering engineering, procurement, contracting, cost and schedule estimating, risk management and construction execution plans
  • Has skills to develop accurate cost and schedule estimates
  • Maintains a working knowledge and ability to apply engineering specifications, regulations, standards, and permitting requirements
  • Communicates project deliverables and recommendations written and oral presentations and technical reports

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Petroleum, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical Engineering or Construction Management
  • 3 or more years of experience working in the oil and gas industry; project management, operations, engineering, maintenance experience is a significant plus  
  • Knowledge of industry standards, best practices, and design methods

Skills/Attributes

  • Ability to identify industry proven solutions to infrastructure requirements
  • Engineering skills necessary for execution of technical and economic feasibility evaluations
  • Knowledge of typical project front end deliverables
  • Project management skills including ability to organize, plan and deliver results per a business timeline
  • Knowledge of project cost estimating, scheduling, and risk assessment
  • Knowledge of equipment specification and procurement
  • Ability to apply sound, independent judgment and be decisive to determine a course of action consistent with an established project framework
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and gain support within a new organization
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), including the ability to develop technical reports and presentations
  • Ability to manage external construction services
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, growing organization
  • Ability to work effectively under stress and time pressures
  • Natural curiosity with a strong desire to learn and continuously improve

Competencies
The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered pre-requisites for success and advancement. 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 (internally and externally)
  • 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, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Anthony Wayne Vasut | Employee | Facilities & Projects | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | |  | | No | 25177