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Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Minot, 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



  • Conduct root cause analyses (RCA), according to business rules, and confirm implementation and effectiveness of countermeasures.
  • Develop and optimize equipment maintenance and inspection strategies and standard work instructions.
  • Analyze the predictive maintenance data and initiate follow-on corrective work.
  • Develop and optimize equipment repair and spares strategies.
  • Provide reliability and maintainability input to the design of new projects, standardization and selection of equipment/parts and components.
  • Provide technical authority input and expert advice for Management of Changes, fitness for service, repair specifications (major equip), deferrals, and barrier failures.
  • Develop and maintain equipment and well servicing processes.
  • Provides coaching on reliability and maintainability of equipment processes.
  • Collaborates with production engineers on well servicing functions.
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction through system and process optimization
  • Provide engineering support to enable area teams (embedded in area organization)
  • Align with area teams to prioritize work
  • Align with contractors to reduce cost and promote continuous




  • Knowledge of mechanical/I&E/static/subsurface equipment
  • Field operations experience (e.g., completions engineer, process engineer)
  • Proficient computer skills (process simulation software, Microsoft, SAP)
  • Strong process knowledge
  • Work / project coordination
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and complex problem solving skills with attention to detail and process improvements
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision in a diverse, multidiscipline team environment


Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in chemical engineering, or equivalent


Core Behaviors

  • Continuous Improvement – 35%
  • Process Execution – 5%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – 50%
  • Leadership / Coaching – 10%


Work Environment

  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 40%
  • Desk Time (admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 60%



Leading at Hess 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. 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: Brad Janik | Employee | Production / Operations Engineering | United States| North Dakota | Minot | | |  | | No