Sr Engineer Mechanical Integrity Job


Tioga, North Dakota, US

Job Skill Group:  Facilities & Projects
Date:  Apr 5, 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.



The Senior Integrity Engineer (Mechanical Integrity) will be responsible for the Mechanical Integrity (MI) of the fixed equipment inspection program throughout North Dakota’s upstream facilities.



  • Plan inspections with appropriate coverage and NDE techniques.
  • Analysis of inspection results and recommend future actions.
  • Perform mechanical analysis of required thickness and fitness for service evaluation.
  • Develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and track compliance through regular operating rhythms.
  • Monitor inspection intervals in accordance with industry standards, current regulations, as well as Hess Standards for all MI equipment throughout ND’s upstream asset. Make recommendations for changes to inspection intervals based upon inspection history.
  • When MI equipment is problematic, conduct root cause analysis (RCA) according to business rules, and confirm implementation and effectiveness of countermeasures.
  • When there are PCMS inspection schedule changes, advise on yearly and monthly budgets/forecasts. 
  • Manage inspection deferral process for MI equipment that cannot be inspected by defined due dates. Coordinate with Operations and Process Engineering to perform risk assessments and ensure appropriate mitigations are in place.
  • Provide 'boots on the ground' support when needed to gather failure data and ensure appropriate countermeasures are taken.
  • Oversight and implementation of quality assurance practices to improve MI event data and equipment information within PCMS/SAP.
  • Review/approve MI inspection reports provided by contract inspectors.
  • Redirect contract inspectors as required for additional data capture.
  • Audit contract inspection crews for safety, quality, and delivery as needed.
  • Drives embedment of Hess safety procedures, best practices, and standard work as defined by the expectation of a safety leader.  This includes ensuring compliance with company safety policies and procedures, as well as, leading, performing, and/or participating in 5S, accident investigation, safety audits, and related activities.
  • Work with the Master Data team to ensure alignment between PCMS and SAP.
  • Support the Integrity Engineering Team through PCMS queries for MI equipment inspection schedules as needed.
  • Front-line accountability for MI inspection compliance (upstream assets).
  • Provide input and evaluation for capital projects and proper Management of Change when MI equipment is involved.
  • Write or review/approve inspection test plans (ITPs) for MI equipment.
  • Integrity Management Database (PCMS) Owner for upstream facilities – creating/maintaining equipment, audit for quality.




  • At least 10+ years of experience in oil & gas or related industry experience, with a focus on Mechanical Integrity inspection program ownership
  • Prior knowledge of PCMS and SAP Software
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the inspection and repair practices for MI equipment (tanks, piping, pressure vessels) used in the oil & gas or other petrochemical industries
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft, PCMS, SAP, etc.)
  • 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
  • Possess strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability to lead, coach, and train others
  • Ability to manage activities for multiple projects in parallel while effectively managing the time and resources required


Education, Training & Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Materials, Corrosion Engineering or equivalent
  • Preferred: Licensed Professional Engineer
  • Preferred: API 510, 570, and/or 653 certified


Core Behaviors

  • Strong Lean knowledge and/or demonstrates ability to learn following skills:
    • Teach/coach:  5-Whys, Mistake Proofing, 5S
    • Lead/facilitate: Standard Work Instruction, Structured Problem Solving (A3), Leader Standard Work, Spaghetti Diagrams, Swim Lane Mapping, Dashboards and Operating Rhythm, and Conditions of Satisfaction
    • Participate/use: Rapid Improvement Events, Value Stream Mapping, Business Planning A3
  • Demonstrates Leading at Hess Competencies including but not limited to:
    • Focus for and capability to coach/mentor/develop team members
    • Able to influence without authority across organizational boundaries
    • Able to lead change with various stakeholders
    • Able to lead a team to deliver results
  • Team Development
    • Ensure further development of all contract personnel through performance evaluation, feedback, and coaching. 
    • Provide direction to team members emphasizing quality, efficiency, productivity, cost reduction, environment/health/safety, and morale.
    • Develop and maintain positive team member relations centered on mutual trust, dignity, respect, fairness, consistency, two-way communication, teamwork, and harmony.


Work Environment

  • Role in Tioga, ND or Minot, ND on a 9/80 work schedule with field visits as needed
  • Field Time (“go see”, meetings/collaboration) – 25%
  • Desk Time (admin, invoices, data analysis, emails) – 75%



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. 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 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.

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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. 


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Posting Notes: Catherine Denise Nichols | Employee | Facilities & Projects | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | No | 26810