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Location Name: Corpus Christi, TX 
Location Address: 5438 Union Street, Corpus Christi, TX, United States (US), 78407
Job/Requisition ID: 54803
Education Level: Trade School Required
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
Shift: First Shift


SUMMARY: Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is for a person fully qualified in the Industrial Process Controls field. Provides process control solutions and support to Javelina plant Operations and Technical teams. Implements and sustains best practices for value-driven loop tuning, and complex PID loops to reduce variation and achieve profitability. Competent and capable of safely performing and managing work involving controls software and hardware. Responsible for testing of SIS systems per PSM requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Functions as project lead for PLC and DCS upgrade projects.
• Builds/modifies Honeywell Experion DCS graphics as-needed.
• Assists with design of control strategies through achieving and sustaining improvements loop tuning and complex PID (proportional integral derivative) loops.
• Utilizes knowledge of DCS (distributed control system), PLCs (programmable logic controllers), SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), instruments, analyzer, process networks in process control configuration and implementation. Ensures adherence to corporate standards, guidelines and performance metrics to define, implement and promote optimal utilization and benefits of process control engineering solutions.
• Provides support for all process control applications, maintenance, installation, migration, and control loop management. Monitors control system performance and recommends modifications to improve reliability.
• Trains operators in basic process control function and troubleshooting.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: May oversee projects, training, or supervise contractors.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform or learn to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and demonstrate, by experience, knowledge of plant equipment and have demonstrated a history of increased responsibility.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Electrical Engineering degree or a degree from a technical school in Process Controls with 2 years field experience. Otherwise five years experience, preferably with Honeywell Experion/TDC 3000 DCS systems, and PLC programming with preference given for SIS system experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Current valid driver's license required

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Basic computer skills to include knowledge of Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint. Experience with CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System) a plus.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to keep records, read and understand manufacturer’s equipment manuals and drawings, P&ID’s (Process and Instrumentation Drawings), loop drawings, etc.
Ability to work well with all plant personnel and managers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often exposed to outside weather conditions, which could range from cold and snow to hot, humid conditions. Walking on uneven terrain is often required during field work. High noise areas will be encountered.

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.

Travel Expected: None



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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Nearest Major Market: Corpus Christi

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