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Location Name: Covington, KY 
Job/Requisition ID: 61985
Location Address: 230 East 33rd Street, Covington, KY, United States (US), 41015
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED 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: First Shift

Role Overview

Maintenance & Reliability (M&R) is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill a full-time Lead Mechanic position at its Covington, KY Service Center. The successful candidate will lead a team of mechanics in the maintenance of company trucks and trailers for the area fleets. There will be some travel involved for this position.



The Lead Mechanic duties will include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Maintain inventory with Admin
  • Maintain tank test paperwork with Admin
  • Maintain DOT paperwork with Admin
  • Assist lower level tech in repairs when necessary 
  • Enforce safety protocol 
  • Assist in completion of Online training 
  • Be a role model and maintain a positive attitude
  • Review shops repair orders ensuring parts billed and labor times appropriate 
  • Triage truck/trailer repairs when necessary 
  • Work with Region Manager to assist with higher level duties
  • Be open to change and support the business unit 
  • Schedule upcoming week equipment PMs
  • Maintain 70% direct time 30% indirect time
  • Take on additional indirect tasks to help mechanics meet 85% Direct time
  • Be a motivator for the team and share our goals of maximum efficiency and lowest CPM



  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. 
  • Strong leadership skills. Prior leadership experience is preferred.
  • You must possess mechanical aptitude along with experience as a Master Tech. and/or completion of an accredited automotive technician program. 
  • You must hold a valid driver license and hold a CDL w/hazmat.
  • Experience with computers and diagnostic equipment is required.
  • Must have hand tools from 1/4" to 1 & 1/2" and power tools up to 1/2". The service center will provide 3/4" and up along with any specialty tools required for your duties.
  • You must possess good character, have a positive attitude, be a team player and a self-motivator with strong communication skills and the ability to work in a fast pace environment.


Employees also must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation, ability to lift to 75lbs, as well as open to working nights, weekends and participate in on call rotations.


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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Marathon Petroleum Company LP participates in the E-Verify program in some states in which it operates (including AL, AZ, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and UT). For more information before proceeding, please see details in English or Spanish. Right to Work Statement English or Spanish.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Mechanic, Operations, Entry Level