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Mechanical Rotating Equipment Planner Job


Tioga, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Field/Plant Operations
Date:  Aug 5, 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 


Position Summary: This role is responsible for planning and coordinating input activities for mechanical craft maintenance in midstream groups, mostly focused on the Tioga Gas Plant maintenance group.




  • Develop maintenance task list and work packs for mechanical corrective and mechanical modification work (job steps, work permit requirements, materials, equipment, resources, estimated costs).
  • Build task lists in SAP for Mechanical preventive work based on maintenance strategies and work instructions from Reliability Engineering.
  • Update and continuously improve library of standard task lists and work packs.
  • Engage contractor community to develop and continuously improve work plans.
  • Ensure job plans are accurate and lead to efficient work execution by partnering with Mechanical Craft Logistics Specialist
  • Audit work execution and work history to make improvements to future job planning.
  • Complete After Job Reviews of Mechanical PMs and Mechanical corrective work.
  • Update and build mechanical equipment BOMs
  • Scope work when needed on Corrective Mechanical Maintenance and Mechanical Overhaul Projects.




  • Mechanical experience required
  • Planning experience preferred
  • Knowledge of LEAN principles and tools
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with attention to detail and process improvements
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft, SAP)
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision in a diverse, multidiscipline team environment
  • Must be able to interrogate rotating equipment control systems to assist with fault diagnosis
  • Experience with the interpretation of technical operating manuals, drawing, catalogues, and reports to assist with fault identification and proactive management of fault rectification
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in at least 2 types of rotating equipment from below list:
  • Pumps (Goulds, Clyde Union, Viking, Moyno)
  • Positive Displacement Compressors (Ariel, Dresser- Rand, Newmann and Esser, Howden, Sulliar, Frick)
  • Centrifugal Compressors (Elliott, Solar, Atlas Copco, Quincy)
  • Natural Gas Engines (Caterpillar, Wankesha)
  • Electric Motors




  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate degree or technical degree preferred
  • SAP or equivalent


 Core Behaviors    

  • Continuous Improvement – 20%
  • Process Execution – 60%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – 10%
  • Leadership / Coaching – 10%


Work Environment

  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 50%
  • Desk Time (admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 50%






Hess is 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

Posting Notes: Derek Sutton | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | |  | | No | 26211