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Location Name: Carlsbad, NM 
Job/Requisition ID: 54208
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time 
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt


The qualified candidate will be responsible for specification, installation, testing and repair of all types of electrical and electronic equipment used in the operation of crude and refined products pipelines. This equipment includes, but is not limited to, pumps, motors, valves, actuators, meters, transmitters, flow computers and programmable logic controllers (PLC). Other operational responsibilities will include measurements, line locating, regulatory equipment inspections, and other duties required for daily pipeline operations. Compliance documentation responsibilities will require computer work. Works with little supervision in remote areas. Anticipates problems that might arise and plans for them before leaving for the job site. Responsible for following requirements as set by local and federal agencies.



  • Must understand the operation of and performs automation system maintenance and repair.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and repair instrumentation, PLC's, and electrical system.
  • Must ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures mandated by Office of Pipeline Safety and other government regulations, while placing special emphasis on supporting the Company's Core Values.
  • Will be subject to call outs and/or emergency response.
  • Understands the operation of and performs automation system maintenance and repair.
  • Assists with design and installation of projects.
  • Maintains required records and knowledge of DOT regulations and their applicability to the pipeline systems.
  • Drives long distances on an everyday basis and overnight frequently encountering inclement weather and adverse conditions.
  • Must have a safe driving record and current driver's license.
  • This is a safety sensitive position you will be required to pass a DOT Physical and DOT Drug test



  • Journeyman Electrician Certification Highly desired
  • Associates Degree and 3-5 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A background that includes troubleshooting and repair of instrumentation in the Instrumentation Technology field is preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills needed to interact effectively with facility personnel and regulatory agencies.
  • Proficient use of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, and AutoCAD

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

Job Function:
Travel Expected: Up to 25% 

Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizen or immigration status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum Company LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested.  A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

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

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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