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Location Name: Carlsbad, NM 
Job/Requisition ID: 62743
Location Address: 5217 Sierra Vista, Carlsbad, NM, United States (US), 88220
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (Minimum of 2 years experience)
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
Shift: First Shift


This position is for a person qualified in the Measurement Field with the responsibility for the inspection, calibration and repair of instruments associated with measurement, control and analysis of natural gas, LPG, and the other hydrocarbons that we handle.



  • Installs, operates, inspects, maintains, tests and calibrates natural gas measurement equipment. Provides technical support for metering and regulation (compressor) stations in assigned geographic area.
  • Monitors measurement system performance. Troubleshoots and performs root cause analysis on anomalies.
  • Inspects, maintains and performs repairs and preventative maintenance on measurement devices and equipment such as, but not limited, to flow computer, mass flow meters, turbine meters, Coriolis meters, gas chromatographs, sulfur analyzers, and other related devices.
  • Installs
  • Configures and programs telemetry units used in smart metering.
  • Oversees meter provings. Witnesses third-party meter calibrations.
  • Maintains complete, accurate and regulatory-compliant documentation.




  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must hold a valid Driver License with excellent driving record
  • Must be able to complete Health Questionnaire and pass drug test and background check
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts including nights, weekends and holidays




  • Calibration Develops ability to perform calibration on instruments with accuracy and precision in accordance with established procedures. Aware of environmental factors such as temperature, vibration, noise affecting calibration.
  • Data Quality Develops understanding of criticality of data integrity to hydrocarbon measurement. Able to apply validation methods to ensure accuracy and precision of measurement data for operational use such as operations, gas accounting, custody transfer.
  • Gas Measurement Fundamentals Develops understanding and practical experience with gas measurement including conversions necessary to convert actual measured volumes into energy as well as adjustments for atmospheric pressure and compressibility. Develops understanding of causes of measurement uncertainty e.g. selection of appropriate metering device, metering device installation, proper meter operation, processing of metering information, maintenance of metering devices.
  • Gas Measurement Industry Standards Develops knowledge of and practical experience with industry standards for gas metrology from American Petroleum Institute (API), American Gas Association (AGA), GPA Midstream Association and related organizations.
  • Industrial Instrumentation Fundamentals Develops practical knowledge of instrumentation used in midstream industry to measure, monitor or control temperature, level, pressure, flow. Includes, but is not limited to: temperature sensor, pressure gauges, pressure transmitter, pressure switch, flow transmitter, temperature controllers.
  • Safety Applies in difficult or complex situations ability to recognize safety risks in operational activities and use appropriate measures to control and manage identified risks.
  • Safety Awareness Ability to recognize and identify potential hazards. Evaluates changes in work environment with respect to impact on safety of self and others. Understands potential threats created by deviation from safety procedures and improper use of tools and equipment. Uses personal protection equipment. Uses tools and equipment in compliance with manuals and traning.  Calls attention to potential and actual hazardous conditions as they arise. Demonstrates knowledge of lockout/tag out procedures. Stops work if there are unsafe working conditions.
  • Wireless Technologies Develops knowledge of and practical experience with technologies and devices used in industrial applications to communicate information gathered from sensor locations through wireless links.


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: Up to 10%



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, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  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.

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