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Location Name: Carson, CA 
Job/Requisition ID: 55687
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time 
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

Summary

 

Provides process control engineering support for refinery operations and capital projects.  Ensures refinery process unit static and dynamic control objectives are met through tuning, development of control strategies and troubleshooting existing regulatory and multi-variable control configurations for continuous operations in refinery process units.  Works with variety of departments including Operations, Process Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Economics & Planning and Maintenance as well as outside consultants and vendors.    

 

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Provides process control engineering support for refinery operations and capital projects using dynamic engineering techniques bringing time and frequency domains to normal engineering tools. Ensures process units behave as linearly and predictively as possible.  Utilizes Bode plots, Nyquist diagrams, material and energy balances in tuning/troubleshooting and multi-variable control configurations for efficient and profitable operations in refinery process units.

 

  • Provides day-to-day support for multi-variable controllers to ensure model certainty throughout assigned refinery process units.  Works with Processing Engineering, Economics & Planning and APC (advanced process control) team, where applicable, for solutions to moderate and more complex problems.

 

  • Stays abreast of latest control technology through attendance at technical seminars and technical training.   

 

  • Provides capital and expense project support.  Under general supervision, conducts feasibility and simulation studies evaluating economic value and impact on existing control systems’ installations. Reviews project documentation, drawings, equipment specifications and complex loop narratives.  

 

  • Participates on teams to support refinery activities such as process unit alarm management defect elimination, Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Management of Change (MOC).  

 

  • Works extended hours, as required, including nights and weekends in process operations environment and during periods of inclement weather.  Accesses areas of refinery requiring use of stairs and/or ladders to inspect control equipment.

 

  • Responds to process unit control upsets during off hours.   Shares on-call duty with department engineers.

 

Requirements 

 

Education

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering required.    

 

Experience

  • Minimum 7 years process or process controls engineering experience in petrochemical industry required. 
  • Process control engineering experience including implementing and maintaining regulatory control and/or multi-variable control strategies on DCS preferred.
  • Advanced Process Control experience preferred.

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: Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected:  

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.

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

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