Sr I&E Technician – North Gas Gathering Job


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The Senior Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) Technician – North Gas Gathering role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities focused on the maintenance and configuration of electronic and electrical equipment essential for gas gathering operations. Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and configuring a variety of electronic equipment, including transmitters, control valves, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and operator interface units.
  • Conducting servicing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of electrical equipment such as motors, variable frequency drives (VFDs), motor control centers (MCCs), and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS).
  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations and standards while performing maintenance tasks, prioritizing the safety of both personnel and equipment.
  • Documenting all maintenance activities thoroughly to maintain accurate records and facilitate effective equipment management and troubleshooting.
  • Collaborating closely with team members, including engineers, operators, and maintenance personnel, to address complex issues and optimize equipment performance.
  • Adhering to established electrical and instrumentation standards to ensure consistency, reliability, and regulatory compliance.
  • Overall, this role requires a strong technical background in electronics and electrical systems, proficiency in problem-solving, and excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with colleagues and address operational challenges in gas gathering operations.


Roles & Responsibilities

Standard Work / Abnormality Management:

  • Implementing standard work procedures and managing abnormalities to ensure operational efficiency and safety.

Preventative and Corrective Maintenance:

  • Performing maintenance on various equipment including H2S/LEL monitors, pressure/temperature/vibration/flow transmitters, level gauges, plant and compressors, Allen-Bradley PLCs, Panel views, RTU equipment, and SCADA systems.

Electrical Wiring and Repair:

  • Installing and repairing wiring, electrical fixtures, power equipment, and machinery components according to electrical code, manuals, specifications, schematics, and blueprints.

Electrical Systems Troubleshooting and Maintenance:

  • Troubleshooting and maintaining PLCs, 480V power systems, 120 control circuits, 4160 volts switchgear, transformers, motors, and electronic controls using electrical drawings and test equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing control and distribution systems, including motors, relays, switches, thermostats, and circuit-breaker panels.

Installation of Power Supply Wiring and Systems:

  • Installing and connecting power supply wiring, cables, conduit, and electrical systems for equipment in both new and existing facilities based on diagrams, schematics, or blueprints.

Work Management and Documentation:

  • Writing notifications and entering data into the Work Management System.
  • Following daily schedules generated from the Work Management System.
  • Assisting in parts inventory management for all Instrumentation and Electrical (I&E) equipment.

Safety and Risk Assessment:

  • Assessing risks and developing Job Safety Analysis and Permit to Work documents before executing any job.
  • Providing input and feedback on executed jobs during the work order close-out process.

Problem Solving and Lean Practices:

  • Contributing to problem-solving activities related to equipment failures.
  • Utilizing Lean methodologies including Standard Work Instructions, Structured Problem Solving, Dashboards and Operating Rhythm, 5S, and Mistake Proofing.

Leadership and Collaboration:

  • Demonstrating leadership qualities aligned with Hess Corporation’s values, including the ability to influence without authority across organizational boundaries and lead a team to deliver results.



  • Preferred 2-5 years of experience working in an industrial environment, specializing in the maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical instrumentation and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) systems.
  • Familiarity with low and medium voltage electrical distribution systems.
  • Proficiency in using correct hand tools for specific tasks, such as brass hammers and crescent wrenches.
  • Ability to utilize process and data meters to capture measurement points, voltage, and ohm readings, including instruments such as Fluke Meter 787, Fluke Multi-Meter 754, HART, and 438 Power Quality meters.
  • Experience with HART Interface Field Devices for mapping radar gauges and saving echo curves, utilizing devices like Emmerson 475 field communicator, Emmerson TREX, and HART interface software for PC.
  • Competence in operating and interpreting readings from instruments such as VOM (Volt-Ohm Meter), phase rotation meter, and insulation testers.
  • Skilled in proper valve and actuator installation, troubleshooting, and preventative maintenance.
  • Ability to locate, read, and interpret cause and effect (C&E) diagrams, standards/specifications/codes, and functional specifications/control narratives.
  • Knowledgeable about electrical concepts including voltage, current, resistance, reactance, impedance, direct current, and mechanical vs. electrical energy.
  • Familiarity with stored energy systems such as batteries, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), generators, and motors.
  • Understanding of electrical components and their application in instrumentation and control (I&C) system design, including motors, generators, transformers, capacitors, inductors, circuit breakers, electrical switchgear, motor control centers, motor-operated valves, relays, time-delay relays, and fuses.
  • Proficiency in electrical testing processes and use of testing instruments and measuring devices such as voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters, and ohmmeters.
  • Knowledge of calibration, precision, and accuracy as they relate to the design and maintenance of I&C systems.
  • Understanding of design requirements for electrical safety class and safety significant instrumentation and control systems, including independence, redundancy, diversity, and separation.
  • Experience in reviewing and analyzing electrical components to ensure design requirements are met.
  • Understanding of the impact of normal and abnormal environmental conditions (e.g., temperature, moisture, high winds) on electrical components and I&C design.
  • Knowledge of fluid mechanics and how it impacts the performance of valves, actuators, motors, compressors, instrument air systems, dampers, HEPA filters, and pumps.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficient (limited assistance) with Microsoft Access, Excel, Word
  • Journeymen Electricians License preferred but not required (required for certain tasks)
  • Electrical or instrumentation Associate’s degree preferred



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; we welcome diversity in all forms of expression and thought.


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. 


    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: Hina Patel | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Tioga | | No | 27168



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