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Process Specialist - Tioga Gas Plant Job


Tioga, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Field/Plant Operations
Date:  Sep 8, 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 



  • Coach and Mentor Reliability Operators and Sr Reliability Operators in process knowledge, decision making, safe work practices, and continuous improvement – cultivating improvement opportunities as they arise.
  • First level response, provide direction to reliability operators.
  • Ensures housekeeping standards, operating procedures, and safe/standard work practices are followed.
  • Troubleshoots abnormal conditions to prevent or minimize production loss.
  • Makes quality decisions necessary for safe and efficient plant operations – including correct decisions under stress during a plant emergency or hazardous situation.
  • On scene incident commander outside of normal working hours until relieved.
  • Authorizes safe work permit for confined space, hot work, and excavation as safe work procedures require.
  • Coordinates autonomous and complex maintenance to achieve maximum safety and minimum affect to the plant process.
  • Assists in planning, scheduling, and supervising partial or total plant shutdowns – including turnarounds.
  • First Reviewer of SAP notifications for Quality: Proper equipment, Priority of notification, Completeness, Description of Failure or reason for notification.
  • Authorizes and signs for Safety bypass, emails copy of bypass form to Process Specialist and Area Lead.
  • Supplement Reliability Operator pool for vacations, illness, and other absences.




  • Industrial / oilfield experience
  • Formal understanding of LEAN principles and tools
  • Strong process flow (P&ID) knowledge; detailed understanding of operating procedures and standards
  • Detailed understanding of operating procedures and standards
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft, SAP)
  • Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong analytical and technical skills with attention to detail and process improvements
  • Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision in a diverse, multidiscipline team environment


Education, Training & Certifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required


Core Behaviors:

  • Continuous Improvement – 30%
  • Process Execution – 10%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – 240%
  • Leadership / Coaching – 20%


Work Environment:

  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 90%
  • Desk Time (admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 10%



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. The individual is expected to demonstrate these Hess behaviors to be considered an effective performer. 

  • Builds Trusted Relationships 
  • Drives Continuous Improvement 
  • Makes Quality Decisions 
  • Delivers High Performance 
  • Thinks Strategically 
  • Inspires Innovation 
  • Creates Effective Teams 
  • Demonstrates Courage 
  • Develops Talent 


Posting Notes: Derek Sutton | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | |  | | No | 26148