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Location Name: Anacortes, WA 
Job/Requisition ID: 61740
Location Address: 10200 West March Point Rd, Anacortes, WA, United States (US), 98221
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
Shift: 12-hour Shift


The Anacortes, WA Refinery has openings for qualified Lab Technicians. This position is full-time, salaried non-exempt. See key responsibilities below.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Prepare standards, calibrate, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair instrumentation.
  • Prepare chemical reagents needed to perform routine testing.
  • Perform physical and chemical testing on various hydrocarbon samples using a variety of techniques.
  • Utilize and understand how to use a basic LIMS system.
  • Run proper QC and maintain records per lab protocols.
  • Understand and maintain laboratory documentation practices.
  • Perform required environmental testing for wastewater permits and generate the necessary reports.
  • Perform special projects and testing as assigned by Lead Chemist and/or Laboratory Supervisor.
  • Perform daily QC checks on lab instrumentation to ensure quality assurance.
  • Trains Laboratory Technicians in the use of instruments/new methods.
  • Be responsible for making hand blends to perform routine or special testing.
  • Be responsible for reporting data with accuracy and precision.



  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or science equivalent with a minimum of 20 credit hours in chemistry.



  • One year or more of analytical laboratory experience preferred
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the testing methods and chemical substance used in a refining lab is ideal


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.


Travel Expected: None



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