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Date: Feb 10, 2018

Location: Tioga, North Dakota, US

Company: Hess Corporation




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 two key U.S. shale plays – the Bakken in North Dakota and the Utica in Ohio. 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



This position will be for installation of electrical system, servicing, troubleshooting and maintaining various electrical equipment such and motors, variable frequency drives, motor control centers, etc.




  • Installs and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, power equipment, and components of machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, specifications, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Troubleshoot and Maintain plc’s, 480v power, 120 control circuit, 4160 volts switch gear, transformers, motors, electronic controls by following electrical drawings and test equipment.
  • Install, troubleshoot  and repair control and distribution system, including motors, relays, switches, thermostats, circuit-breaker panels, etc 
  • Install and connect power supply wiring, cables, conduit, and electrical system for equipment in new and existing facilities following diagrams, schematics, or blueprints.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems in electrical circuits, systems, and equipment using testing instruments and equipment.
  • Test continuity of circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments. Measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble, and install electrical conduit using rulers, measuring devices, hand tools, pipe threader, and conduit bender.
  • Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.
  • Respond to emergency calls as needed.



  • Working knowledge of PLC systems,
  • Knowledge of high voltage electrical systems and distribution
  • Demonstrates correct hand tool (e.g., brass hammer, crescent wrench) selection and use when completing work activities.
  • Demonstrates use of process and data meters to capture measurement point, voltage and ohm readings (e.g., Fluke Meter 787, Fluke Multi-Meter 754, HART & 438 PowerQuality).
  • Demonstrates use of HART Interface Field Device to map radar gauges and save echo curves (e.g., Emmerson 475 field communicator, Emmerson TREX, HART interface software for PC).
  • Demonstrates use of VOM, phase rotation meter, and insulation testers.
  • Demonstrates ability to locate, read, and interpret cause and effect (C&E) diagrams.
  • Demonstrates ability to locate, read and interpret standards, specifications and codes.
  • Demonstrates ability to locate, read and interpret functional specifications/control narratives.
  • Knowledge of electrical concepts - voltage, current, resistance, reactance, impedance, direct current, mechanical vs. electrical energy.
  • Knowledge of stored energy - batteries, uninterruptable power supplies, generators, and motors.
  • Knowledge of application and use of electrical components, such as, motors, generators, transformers, capacitors, inductors, resistors, circuit breakers, electrical switchgear, motor control centers, motor operated valves, electrical relays, time delay relays, fuses, and their application in I&C system design.
  • Demonstrates electrical testing processes and use of testing instruments and measuring devices (e.g., voltmeter, ammeter, multimeter, and ohmmeter).
  • Knowledge of the relationship between calibration, precision, and accuracy to the design and maintenance of I&C systems.
  • Knowledge of the design requirements of electrical safety class and safety significant instrumentation and control systems (i.e., independence, redundance, diversity, and separation).
  • Knowledge of the use of electrical components (e.g., analog relays, relay logic, motors, motor operated valves) as they related to I&C systems design.
  • Knowledge of how electrical components (e.g., analog relays, relay logic, motors, motor operated valves) are reviewed, and analyzed to ensure design requirements are met.
  • Knowledge of how normal and abnormal environmental conditions (e.g., temperature, moisture, high winds, etc.) impact electrical components and I&C design.
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics (e.g., resistance to compression, pressure, temperature, viscosity, etc.) and how it impacts performance of valves, actuators, motors, compressors, instrument air systems, dampers, HEPA filters and pumps.
  • Demonstrate proper valve and actuator installation, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance.
  • Demonstrates replacement of valve trim, gaskets and packing.
  • Actively participates in safety programs and initiatives
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations
  • Willing to mentor and teach others skills necessary to maintain equipment after installation
  • Highly motivated self-starter willing to accept responsibility and accountability
  • Teamwork - work effectively with others outside the line of normal authority to accomplish organizational goals




  • Minimum 5-7 years working in an industrial environment
  • Five years experience in the electrical field



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficient (limited assistance) with Microsoft Access, Excel, Word
  •  Journey Electricians License preferred (required for certain tasks)



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: Jordyn Makell Gustafson | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | |  | | No