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Location Name: MPLS Killdeer ND
Location Address: 511 NE High Street, Killdeer, ND, United States (US), 58640
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt



  • Operates production equipment, including engines, dehydration equipment, filter vessels, environmental controls, pumps, compressors, separators, free water knockouts, oil and gas gathering systems, lacts, and central tank batteries.
  • Gauges tanks and checks pump action to maintain pipeline pressure within guidelines.
  • Collects fluid/gas samples and conducts production and fluid tests.
  • Provides maintenance and repairs to facilities and equipment
  • Perform pipeline damage prevention task including pipeline marking, exacavation witnessing, one calls, line crossing, and inspection of exposed pipe
  • Practices awareness concerning issues of health, safety and the environment.
  • Can include OQ-covered responsibilities similar to Pigging Technicians, Pipeline Operators, and Corrosion Technicians.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Develops experience with software package with multiple maintenance functionalities such as equipment data management, preventative maintenance, work order system, scheduling planning, inventory control, asset tracking.
  • Equipment Maintenance Develops knowledge of and ability to perform asset-specific preventative and predictive maintenance to assure equipment operation at acceptable performance levels.
  •  Pipeline knowledge and understanding of operations, operating parameters, regulations, and damage prevention standards
  • Mechanical Aptitude Develops ability to understand and apply mechanical concepts and principles such as, but not limited to, sounds, heat conduction, velocity, gravity, friction, pressure, kinetic and potential energy, etc. when working or using mechanical machinery.
  • Have knowledge of Crude Oil components their chemical composition and effects of temperature and pressue.
  • Natural Gas Composition Develops knowledge of natural gas components, their chemical composition and effects of temperature and pressure.
  • Operation & Control Develops understanding of how process controls and automation are used to operate equipment in process plant.
  • Operation Monitoring Develops ability to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Public Safety & Security Develops knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Safety Applies in difficult or complex situations ability to recognize safety risks in operational activities and use appropriate measures to control and manage identified risks.
  • Safety Awareness Ability to recognize and identify potential hazards. Evaluates changes in work environment with respect to impact on safety of self and others. Understands potential threats created by deviation from safety procedures and improper use of tools and equipment. Uses personal protection equipment. Uses tools and equipment in compliance with manuals and training. Calls attention to potential and actual hazardous conditions as they arise. Demonstrates knowledge of lockout/tag out procedures. Stops work if there are unsafe working conditions.
  • Systems Analysis Develops ability to determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must hold a valid Driver License with excellent driving record
  • Must be able to complete Health Questionnaire and pass drug test and background check
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts including nights, weekends and holidays

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.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability


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Supervisor: Jason Barber
Division: MPLX-President's Staff (50746081)
Department: G&P-Operations (51243833)
Area: G&P-Operations-West Region (27001205)
Internal Posting End Date: 10/26/2021
Job Function: Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected: Up to 10%
Driver's License Required: Yes

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota

Job Segment: Inspector, Testing, Data Management, Systems Analyst, Quality, Technology, Data, Entry Level