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Location Name: MPLS Kenai AK Spur Highway
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Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt




 Inspects and evaluates refinery pressure equipment to ensure safety, mechanical integrity and reliability.  Ensures compliance with pressure equipment laws and regulations and applicable industry codes, standards and recommended practices.  



  • Performs inspections, non-destructive testing and fitness-for-service evaluations on refinery equipment (such as, but not limited to tanks, heaters, pressure vessels, heat exchangers, boilers, piping) to ensure mechanical integrity, safety and reliability.  Ensures construction and repairs comply with codes, standards and industry practices.
  • Analyzes inspection findings.  Prepares reports. Generates repair/upgrade/modification recommendations based on inspection findings. Communicates verbally and in writing to operating and maintenance staff in clear, organized and effective manner. 
  • Collaborates with Engineering and Maintenance to establish inspection intervals per applicable industry codes, standards and recommended practices.  Prepares inspection plan and intervals using electronic databases.  Performs calculations of remaining life and corrosion rates.   
  • Generates turnaround work scope with collaboration with Operations and Maintenance. Coordinates services of contract inspectors.
  • Assists in performing root cause analysis.  Coordinates failure analysis activities and recommendations mitigation methods. Collaborates with Maintenance on development and implementation of risk-based routine and preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Maintains inspection databases.  Ensures documentation is current, accurate, complete and compliant.   Maintains organized and current equipment filing systems.





  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Minimum 3 years pressure equipment inspection, refinery operations, maintenance or non-destructive examination (NDE) experience required. 
  • Must have current American Petroleum Institute (API) 510 and 570 certifications.  American Petroleum Institute (API) 653 certification preferred within 2 years of employment. AWS-CWI and/or NACE Coatings preferred within two years of employment.
  • Must be able to obtain or currently hold a valid Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).


  • Must have physical ability to perform essential job functions of an inspector which includes ability to climb stairs, columns, etc. and enter tight and confined spaces including 18” vessel openings.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as necessary.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) 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. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interests in two midstream companies, MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, which own and operate gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

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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: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Anchorage

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