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Location Name: MRLS Anacortes WA Refinery
Grade Min: 11
Grade Max: 11
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



Inspects and evaluates refinery pressure equipment to assure safety, mechanical integrity and reliability by assessing effects of corrosion and other deleterious processes. Ensures compliance with pressure equipment laws and regulations and applicable industry codes, standards and recommended practices.


  1. Performs inspections, oversees non-destructive testing, and supports fitness-for-service evaluations on refinery equipment (such as, but not limited to tanks, heaters, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, boilers, piping) to ensure mechanical integrity, safety, and reliability.  Ensures construction and repairs comply with codes, standards, and industry practices.


  1. Analyzes inspection findings, prepares reports, and generates repair recommendations based on inspection findings. Communicates verbally and in writing to operating and maintenance staff in clear, organized, and effective manner. 


  1. Collaborates with Engineering and Maintenance to establish inspection scope and intervals per applicable company procedures and industry codes, standards, and recommended practices.  Prepares inspection plan and intervals using electronic databases and RBI software.  Performs calculations of remaining life and corrosion rates.  


  1. Collaborates with Maintenance to develop and implement risk-based routine and preventive maintenance procedures.


  1. Generates turnaround work scope with collaboration with Operations and Maintenance. Coordinates services of contract inspectors.


  1. Assists in performing root cause analysis.  Collaborates with Maintenance on development and implementation of routine and preventive maintenance procedures.


  1. Maintains inspection databases.  Ensures documentation is current, accurate, complete, and compliant.   Maintains organized and current equipment filing systems.


  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum 5 years pressure equipment inspection, non-destructive examination (NDE), or refinery maintenance/operations experience required. 
  • Certification in American Petroleum Institute (API) Visual Inspection (API 510/570) required.  
  • National Board Commissioned Inspector, API 653, or CWI welding inspection preferred; however must be able to obtain within 24 months of hire. 

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status. 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Supervisor: Jyle Meyhoff
Division: Refining (10002108) 
Department: Anacortes Refinery (27000085)
Area: ANA-Maintenance (27000059)   
Internal Posting End Date: 09/30/2021
Job Function: Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected: Up to 10%
Driver's License Required: Yes

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Inspection, Engineer, Inspector, Testing, Engineering, Quality, Technology