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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.  
Location Name: Evans CityPA 
Location Address: 440 Hartman Road, Evans City, PA, United States (US), 16033
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
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

This position will be responsible for loading and unloading Natural Gas Liquids into or from tank cars, trucks and/or barges using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to receipt and shipment of products such as pulling samples of products to be tested for product qualities, perform visual and mechanical inspections, document and approve transport vessel integrity for shipment via rail, public roads and/ or navigable water ways.

• Record operating data such as products and quantities pumped, gauge readings, and operating times, manually or using computers.
• Observe positions of cars in accordance with loading racks and connect loading arms and or hoses into the correct positions at the appropriate times associated with the proper products.
• Operate essential loading and unloading equipment, hoists, and other specialized material handling equipment such as railroad tank car, truck and barge loading and unloading equipment.
• Verify tank car, barge, or truck load numbers to ensure transport placement accuracy based on written or verbal instructions.
• Operate industrial trucks, tractors, loaders and other equipment to transport materials to and from transportation vehicles and loading areas, and to store and retrieve materials in storage areas and warehouses.
• Check conditions and weights of vessels to ensure cleanliness and compliance with loading procedures and all other applicable regulations.
• Monitor product movement to and from storage tanks, coordinating activities with other workers to ensure constant product flow.
• Start pumps and adjust valves or cables in order to regulate the flow of products to vessels, utilizing knowledge of loading procedures.
• Seal outlet valves on tank cars, barges, and trucks.
• Lower gauge rods into tanks or read meters, in order to verify contents, temperatures, and volumes of liquid loads.
• Perform general warehouse activities, such as opening containers and crates, filling warehouse orders, assisting in taking inventory, and weighing and checking materials.
• Remove and replace tank car dome caps, or direct other workers in their removal and replacement.
• Connect ground cables to carry off static electricity when unloading tanker cars.
• Test vessels for leaks, damage, and defects, and repair or replace defective parts as necessary.
• Unload cars containing liquids by connecting hoses to outlet plugs and pumping product vapors and or inert gas into cars to force liquids into storage tanks.
• Copy and attach load specifications to loaded tanks.
• Test samples for specific gravity, using hydrometers, or send samples to laboratories for testing.
• Inspect all rail associated equipment (i.e. tracks, ties, switches etc…)

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent to this position.

Contractors and other associated service providers as required.


• High School diploma or GED is required
• Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is preferred.
• Must hold a valid Driver License and have an excellent driving record
• Must be able to pass a DOT physical, drug test and background check
• Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts including nights, weekends and holidays
• Applicants must be professional, have a positive attitude and be a team player
• Must have good communication skills.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to prioritize and execute many tasks at once.



Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and with flammable liquids. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, acidic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Materials and Equipment Used: The material and equipment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.

Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. 

MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: MarkWest
Travel Expected: None


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Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

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