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Lead, MR&I Surface Engineering - Integrity Job

Date: Sep 1, 2017

Location: Tioga, 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




This position will be based in the Hess Tioga, ND, office. This position is responsible for managing the Integrity program covering Base Production operations, mid-stream gathering and the Tioga Gas Processing Plant.




  • Responsible for ensuring the embedment of and regular review and audit of integrity management processes and activities in accordance with the company’s Production Excellence Integrity Expectations and associated guidelines.
  • Asset integrity focal point for the Engineering group and in supporting our internal customer’s as required.
  • Responsible for the high level planning and co-ordination of Integrity activities and KPI measurement and review.
  • Responsible for Integrity management compliance as defined by regulatory, company and industry codes of practice, standards, and policies.
  • Responsible to ensure the Integrity team are able to execute their duties in a timely manner through proactive supervision, highlighting issues, needs and trends, and supporting strategic development planning activities.
  • Local technical authority for integrity management specifically relating to:
    • Integrity management process.
    • Process and pressure system integrity; in particular Pressure vessels, Tanks, Piping, and Relief devices.
    • Structural integrity.
  • Responsible for the management of the facility ICE (Integrity Critical Element) program, specifically:
    • ICE register upkeep and audit.
    • Criticality assessment review and criticality assignments.
    • Collation, publication, and monitoring of Integrity related metrics.
  • Responsible for ensuring changes to integrity management strategy, practices, procedures, and program documentation are managed via the company MOC system and reflected in the document management system.
  • Responsible for ensuring that changes to asset infrastructure arising from integrity programs are managed via the Asset MOC system.
  • Responsible for integrity review and comment in collaboration with engineering changes within the asset MOC system.
  • Participant in failure investigations relating to facility integrity, process safety issues.
  • Coordinates Integrity budgetary forecast information and manages the annual Integrity program budget.
  • Champions the ownership, embedment and adherence to processes, polices, and effective use of tools related to Integrity.
  • Champions and supervises the performance and development of the Integrity team members.




  • Solid understanding of US Onshore E&P industry standards, regulations, and recommended practices.
  • Working familiarity of Fitness-for-service codes and recommended practices, and general corrosion failure mechanisms, for Pressure vessels, tanks, piping, and pressure relief devices.
  • Working familiarity of design and construction codes and recommended practices for Pressure vessels, tanks, piping, and pressure relief devices.
  • Working familiarity of Repair management strategies and welding procedures.
  • Working familiarity of Corrosion mechanisms and inspection management strategies.
  • Working familiarity of Quality control/assurance processes.
  • Working familiarity of NDE inspection techniques and certification requirements.
  • Working knowledge of equipment criticality assessments.
  • Working knowledge of root cause failure analysis.
  • Highly motivated self-starter willing to accept responsibility and accountability.
  • Process and Personal safety focused.
  • Teamwork and leadership – demonstrated ability to lead teams and work effectively within teams.
  • Communication – ability to communicate clearly and concisely on engineering related issues in written and verbal formats. Comfortable communicating to management, direct reports and peers.
  • Familiar with common leadership traits and behaviors and prepared to adopt company defined values and leadership competencies.
  • Familiar with continuous improvement mental models such as Lean, and building customer-supplier relationships.
  • Standard computer literacy.
  • Holds current driving license.




  • Engineering related technical degree – preferably Mechanical (PE registration/ Chartered Engineer an advantage)
  • 10+ years’ experience of oil and gas process facility integrity management, maintenance and repair.
  • 5+ years’ experience of plant inspection on oil and gas production facilities.
  • Understanding of planning and scheduling principles and documenting of maintenance work scopes.
  • Detailed knowledge and demonstrated use of a Mechanical Integrity software inspection database.




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 | Tioga | | |  | | No