Field Automation Specialist, Keene, North Dakota, US

Date: Oct 18, 2018

Location: Keene, North Dakota, US

ABOUT 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 Hess.com.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs technical support for I&E and field automation systems
    • Proficient in PLC programming techniques and execution (specifice experience in Rockwell Logix Platform is required)
    • Proficient in specification, installation, operation and troubleshooting of PLCs including system communications, hardware and software
    • Proficient in specificaition, installation, operation and troubleshoot of input and final element instrumentation
  • Maintains integrity of field control systems
    • Maintains field automation systems to approved standards and assures proper software patching/revisions are applied
    • Maintains obsolescence awareness on field automation systems
  • Assures standards adherence for field automation systems
    • Reviews applicable A&C standards ans assures adherence
    • Reviews and comments on proposed standards when requested
    • Awareness of codes and standards applicable to field automation systems (i.e. wiring practices, hazardous location practices, etc.)
    • Awareness of ISA84 application to automation systems (i.e. SIL, SIF, IPF, etc.)
  • Understands and applies business objectives to field automation work
    • Provides feedback to designs
    • Works with and/or directs automatin contractors
    • Proactively seeks opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and equipment
    • Provides automation expertise and support to other teams 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

Experience/Skills

  • Industrial/Oilfield Experience
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft)
  • SCADA/DCS experience (Iconics preferred)
  • PLC programming/automation and control systems (Rockwell preferred)
  • Industrial control networks
  • Industrial communication protocols (Ethernet IP, Modbus, etc.)
  • Good communicaiton skills
  • Knowledge of safety requirements and practices
  • Proficient SAP/Work Management skills 

Education/Training

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • SAP or equivalent 

Core Behaviors

  • Continuous Improvement – 25%
  • Process Execution 10%
  • Problem Solving/Decision Making – 50%
  • Leadership/Coaching – 15% 

Work Environment

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

Competencies

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 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

https://jobs.hess.com/job/Tioga-Field-Automation-Specialist-Job-ND-58852/477992600/

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