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GIS Technician Job


Minot, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Information Technology
Date:  Jun 20, 2022


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 


Working as part of the Bakken Infrastructure team, the role will provide Geographic Information Systems technical support for the Bakken project.  Responsibilities will include working directly with the GIS Lead, helping to ensure that the Hess GIS database has the most current and accurate data available. 



  • Work with engineers, well planners, land personnel, contractors and construction personnel to ensure data representing proposed and existing infrastructure is accurate and complete.
  • Utilize ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Pro to migrate data into Hess’s enterprise database.
  • Track projects to confirm that all requirements have been fulfilled.
  • Create pdf maps and ArcGIS Online content as necessary. 
  • Other GIS related tasks as requested.




  • Requires experience with ArcGIS Desktop 10x, ArcGIS Pro 2x, ArcGIS Online, MS Office.
  • Requires good understanding of working with different coordinate reference systems.



  • Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis in GIS or 5 years practical experience in a GIS position is preferred.



  • Ability to build relationships and work to develop information exchanges across the North Dakota Hess community.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Excellent project tracking skills.
  • Open communication style.
  • Personal commitment to being guided by Hess Core Values (Integrity, People, Performance, Value Creation, Social Responsibility and Independent Spirit)



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

Posting Notes: Audrey E Deleon | Employee | Information Technology | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | |  | | No | 26217