Process Specialist - Water Gathering Job


Tioga, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Field/Plant Operations
Date:  Jul 8, 2024


This position works a hybrid schedule, spending time remotely and in the office in Tioga, 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.



  • Monitors process metrics to drive stability; implements countermeasures and suggests improvements.
  • First Delegation of Authority for Area Lead
  • Lead and mentor / coach others, provide inputs on performance reviews
  • Leads lean and continuous improvement, ensuring delivery of the lean roadmap and facilitation of opportunity register process
  • Responsible for operator competency/skills in collaboration with Training Team; Develops and implements operator standard work in concert w/ Central Team.
  • Initiate Equipment Improvement Team and drive autonomous maintenance.
  • Leads / represents the operation in complex RCAs.
  • Responsible for Safety Quality Delivery Cost Morale (SQDCM).
  • Establishes and manages priority for complex work and when conflicts exist.
  • Liaison between multiple internal groups and third-party contractors to ensure deliverables are met in a timely and safe manner.
  • Ensures appropriate level of Contractor integration and engagement.
  • Ensures stability of planned work and rebalances as necessary in coordination with Logistic Specialist
  • Accountable for accuracy and completeness of WO completion/failure notes using audits / spot checks / exception reports
  • Accountable for daily, weekly and monthly cost review / budget burn rate monitoring
  • Responsible for equipment failure analysis and EIT initiation


  • 5 years Industrial/Oilfield experience required.
  • Formal understanding of engineering, business and LEAN principles and tools
  • Strong process flow (P&ID) knowledge; detailed understanding of operating procedures and standards
  • Detailed understanding of operating procedures and standards
  • Work / project coordination
  • Supervisory / leadership experience
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft, SAP)
  • 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.
  • Knowledgeable of safety/environmental requirements and practices


  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Core Behaviors 

  • Continuous Improvement – 35%
  • Process Execution – 10%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making – 20%
  • Leadership / Coaching – 35%

Work Environment         

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


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.


  • 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

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.)



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 ( 


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

Posting Notes: Vanessa Bridgeford | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | No | 27268