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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  
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



This Cathodic Protection Technician position will be located in Indianapolis, IN. This position works in and around petroleum products and crude oil facilities executing various corrosion management tasks. The successful candidate will perform such duties as: collect and analyze corrosion control data; assure accordance with all regulations in support of DOT, Environmental, Safety, and Regulatory compliance; maintain all equipment utilized for the application of cathodic protection; perform cathodic protection interference testing.  Travel, call-outs, and overtime will be required on an as-needed basis. The Corrosion Management department of Marathon Pipe Line LLC tests and maintains cathodic protection systems for more than 6000 miles of underground pipeline, 73 terminals, and  five refineries.  The successful candidate is required to live within 45 minutes of the reporting location.




  • Collect and analyze corrosion control data via hand held data loggers.
  • Perform maintenance tasks such as locating and repairing cathodic protection cable breaks, troubleshooting and repairing test stations, rectifiers, RMUs (remote monitoring units), and bonds, and commissioning or adjusting cathodic protection systems to ensure properly balanced application of cathodic protection.
  • Assure compliance with all regulations in support of PHMSA and other regulatory inspections.
  • Perform cathodic protection interference testing.
  • Analyze and communicate cathodic protection data to the appropriate corrosion specialists and process leaders.
  • Complete all required training.
  • Perform all tasks in a safe and environmentally conscious manner in accordance with all Environmental, Safety, and Regulatory requirements.





  • High school diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree in a technical field preferred.
  • NACE CP I (Cathodic Protection Tester) certification required.
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in the corrosion field preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills.
  • Previous pipeline experience is a plus.


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 third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. 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. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines.


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: T and L
Travel Expected: Up to 50%


If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

Job Segment: Technician, Technology, Entry Level

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