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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  
Location Name: GaryvilleLA
Location Address: Hwy 61 at Marathon, Garyville, LA, United States (US), 70051
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

This position reports to the Process Controls Supervisor and supports DCS and PLC projects and systems reliability.




Degree: Bachelor Degree Required

Major Discipline: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or Information Systems and Decision Sciences

Years Experience Preferred: Two years experience in process controls

DCS Proficiencies: Experion PKS preferred




  1. Support small to large projects associated with DCS and PLC equipment. Activities include produce, review, and/or approve control design requirements; factory acceptance test; site acceptance test; and project planning.   
  2. Support DCS and PLC reliability through obsolescence planning, troubleshooting and resolving performance difficulty, evaluating vendor notifications, executing actions required by vendor notifications, and supporting software migration.
  3. Provide day-to-day PLC support for Operations.
  4. Build and maintain custom engineering tools and custom automated/semi-automated reports. Execute independent testing of control modifications. Develop custom control solutions and produce documentation for complex control loops and custom applications.
  5. Provide support to area operating teams when responsible process control team members are unavailable.
  6. This position requires on-call support and large projects require some travel for project meetings, review and approval of project documentation, and testing of DCS and PLC systems.
  7. When required, act as a lead or a participant in incident investigations.
  8. Participate in the MOC process.




The successful candidate will be proficient in the following competencies: Technical Professional Knowledge & Skills, Drive for Results, Managing Priorities, Adaptability, and Innovation.


Applicants interested in applying for the position must complete an online application and submit a resume at www.marathonpetroleum\careers under Experienced Positions. All applicants must complete an online application.  Hardcopy resumes/applications will not be accepted by Marathon Petroleum Company LP. 


Marathon Petroleum Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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: Up to 10%


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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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