Hess Corporation Sr Technician Operational Technology Job in Keene, North Dakota
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 the Bakken in North Dakota. 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.
Position would assume the responsibility of troubleshooting, installing or maintaining the needs of ND OT PCN assets. Becoming heavily involved with the convergence of IT and Industrial network efforts. That allows information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) professionals to ensure that their current infrastructures are maximized. That develops a converged platform for flexibility that supports future business outcomes.
Job Role - A OT network technician focuses on setup, repair and troubleshooting of SCADA network hardware. Unlike network engineers that select the appropriate data communications components and configure them. Technicians preform installation and maintenance of PCN equipment to meet user and corporate needs. Ensuring the complete installation of a highly available PCN network and utilizing the various types of LAN, WAN, Internet, or other technologies required. This entails detailed network diagnostics, troubleshooting and analysis.
Process Control Network Definition - (PCN) is a communications network that is used to transmit instructions and data between control and measurement units and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) equipment. These networks have, over the years, used many of the technologies and topologies utilized in other network applications. However, Process Control Networks (PCNs) have several special requirements that must be met in order for the solution to be acceptable to the industry. These requirements are, in no particular order: Robustness, Determinacy, and Compatibility. Robustness includes requirements such as connection redundancy, reduced sensitivity to Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), and good error checking and correction. Determinacy involves assuring that each device is guaranteed access to the network, and in many cases mechanisms to allow priority information (such as alarms) through the system. Compatibility allows SCADA and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) from various manufacturers to communicate with control and measurement equipment from others.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Installation of PCN network projects for review by network engineer and administrator
Field network hardware, cable installation or verification within PCN
Document and enforce network standards for installations
Ensure network reliability by establishing and enforcing installation standards.
Report network operational status by gathering data.
Assemble available information for new installation projects.
Troubleshooting network problems or outages, collaborating with admins on changes
Current Project Examples:
PCN upgrades and installation to improve performance in field network.
Communications loss notifications resolution and automation support.
New facility installations for construction activities.
Configure OT IP address assignments for new projects and operations
Gather information for new project or facilities design needs bringing into FEL process
Hardware installation for segmentation, redundancy routing and firewall implementation
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TRT assessment, network management and security remediation
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
Highly motivated self-starter willing to accept responsibility and accountability.
Be able to recognize and solve problems.
Actively participates in safety programs and initiatives.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work or mentor trades preforming installation work including Electrical staff.
Willing to mentor and teach skill necessary to maintain equipment after installation.
Work effectively with others to accomplish organizational goals.
Ability to interpret electrical engineering issued drawings and trace electrical circuitry
Ability to interpret various documentation and drawings for electronic, instrumentation and process data. Including blueprints, schematics, Loop drawings, P&ID's
Understanding of SCADA and XSPOC systems.
Strong understanding of Industrial networking practices.
Knowledge of radio, fiber optic, wired or wireless Ethernet for SCADA systems.
Required knowledge of Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking.
Experience with installation and management of fiber optic systems or related devices.
Experience with Serial and Ethernet both Licensed and unlicensed band radio systems.
Able to configure and troubleshoot serial devices and Ethernet extender hardware.
Familiarity with ISP communication devices including cell modems and satellite systems.
Background or experience with IT or Telecommunications preferred.
Working knowledge of PLC systems, industry standard communication protocols, such as TCP/IP, Devicenet, Ethernet/IP, Modbus, and Hart
Able to work in an industrial construction environment.
Ability to problem solve network issues in harsh environmental conditions.
Familiar with network test equipment usage and best practice fundamentals
Must have attention to detail and provide quality workmanship.
Formal training or networking certification combined with experience 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
Creates Effective Teams
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.
Posting Notes: Jordyn Makell Gustafson | Employee | Field/Plant Operations | United States| North Dakota | Keene | | | | | No | 24469