Integrity Engineer - Internal Corrosion Job

Location: 

Minot, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Facilities & Projects
Date:  Jun 26, 2024

HYBRID ELIGIBILITY

This position works a hybrid schedule, spending time remotely and in the office in Minot, ND. The current hybrid schedule provides flexibility to collaborate in the office Tuesdays through Thursdays and work from home Mondays and Fridays. With our 9/80 feature you get time off every other Friday when you work at least 80 hours over the preceding nine days.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Management of the internal corrosion (IC) control program for Gas Gathering Midstream Pipelines and Facilities throughout North Dakota (ND). Responsible for internal corrosion control records, chemical and IC control pigging program, product sampling, and corrosive investigations, as well as corrosion monitoring equipment installation and data acquisition.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor effectiveness of the chemical program as it relates to IC control.
  • Develop and maintain Engineering Standards for the IC control program. Assess and improve current Engineering Standards throughout the company and asset.
  • Through alignment with area teams, prioritize work to provide engineering support to enable ND Midstream assets to achieve business goals.
  • Conduct root cause analysis (RCA) according to business rules, and confirm implementation and effectiveness of countermeasures when internal corrosion or chemicals are problematic.  Communicate best practices and lessons learned across areas.
  • Provide 'boots on the ground' support when needed to gather failure data and ensure appropriate countermeasures are taken.
  • Provide corrosion engineering input to the design of new projects and the standardization and selection of equipment, parts, and components.
  • Provide input and advice for Management of Changes as it relates IC control.
  • Provide coaching and/or training to Hess Field Operations and Engineering based on business priority for chemical treatments, IC monitoring/mitigations, and product sampling and corrosive investigations.
  • Provide engineering leadership and/or guidance as required to deliver major interventions and countermeasures for non-routine, reactive activities.  Liaise with Process Engineering and Midstream Reliability Operators to ensure alignment with affected systems.
  • Identify and work with area Engineers to implement opportunities (e.g. new chemicals, processes, or technologies) for cost reduction through system and process optimization.
  • Advise on area’s yearly and monthly budgets with Hess Field Operations and Engineering input. 
  • Responsible for regulatory compliance as it pertains to the internal corrosion program for DOT PHMSA regulated pipelines. 
  • Drives embedment of Hess safety procedures, best practices and standard work as defined by the expectation of a safety leader.  This includes ensuring compliance with company safety policies and procedures, as well as, lead, perform, and/or participate in 5S, accident investigation, safety audits and related activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience & Skills

  • 3+ years of experience working in in petrochemicals or similar industry required
  • 3+ years in chemical or corrosion engineering space for oil and gas industry preferred
  • Knowledge of internal corrosion control treatments used in the oil and gas industry
  • Knowledge of PHMSA 49 CFR 195 and 49 CFR 192 as it pertains to internal corrosion requirements
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, SAP)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with attention to detail and process improvements
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in a diverse, multidiscipline team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects while effectively managing time/resources required

 

Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical, Chemical, or Corrosion Engineering preferred

 

Core Behaviors

  • Strong Lean knowledge and/or demonstrates ability to learn following skills:
    • Teach/coach:  5-Whys, Mistake Proofing, 5S
    • Lead/facilitate: Standard Work Instruction, Structured Problem Solving (A3), Leader Standard Work, Spaghetti Diagrams, Swim Lane Mapping, Dashboards and Operating Rhythm, and Conditions of Satisfaction
    • Participate/use: Rapid Improvement Events, Value Stream Mapping, Business Planning 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
  • Team Development
    • Ensure further development of all contract personnel through performance evaluation, feedback, and coaching. 
    • Provide direction to team members emphasizing quality, efficiency, productivity, cost reduction, environment/health/safety, and morale.
    • Develop and maintain positive team member relations centered on mutual trust, dignity, respect, fairness, consistency, two-way communication, teamwork, and harmony.

 

Work Environment

  • Role in Tioga, ND or Minot, ND on a 9/80 work schedule with field visits as needed
  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 25%
  • Desk Time (admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 75%

 

WHAT WE OFFER

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.

Benefits

  • 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.

Learn more about our programs at https://hessbenefits.com/.

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.)

 

WHY HESS?

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 (www.hess.com) 

 

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 MyHR@Hess.com.



Posting Notes: Catherine Denise Nichols | Employee | Facilities & Projects | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | No | 27226