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Location Name: Martinez, CA 
Job/Requisition ID: 62922
Location Address: 150 Solano Way, Martinez, CA, United States (US), 94553
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



Marathon Petroleum Company LP, a major petroleum refiner and marketer, is seeking a Fire Chief for its Martinez, CA Site.  The position is responsible for the establishment of comprehensive fire prevention, fire protection, mechanical integrity and emergency response programs.



  • Lead and ensure the training of emergency response organization for the facility.
  • Maintain fire response plans and conduct periodic drills to ensure the validity.
  • Coordinate onsite response to incidents.
  • Maintain a mechanical integrity inspection and maintenance program for emergency response equipment.
  • Maintain a cutting edge/proactive/structured training program for the Refinery ERT to enable members to progressively achieve increased levels of competence as defined under NFPA.
  • Ensure the completion of fire safety and fire extinguisher training for MPC personnel.
  • Conduct fire safety inspections and take actions to address issues of concern.
  • Coordinate with LEPC, other local response organizations, local agencies, and local municipalities to achieve and maintain mutual aid relationships.
  • Act as focal point for procurement of emergency response equipment.
  • Coordinate activities to ensure upkeep of equipment and maintenance of all equipment and facilities. 
  • Coordinate all testing of necessary equipment per requirements (e.g., deluge systems, fire mains, SCBA, suppression systems, fire extinguishers, fire hose, fire trucks, hydrants, monitors, etc.)
  • With Learning and Development Services, coordinate all off site and on-site training.  Also develop all on-site training for Martinez ERT (e.g., live burns, SCBA training, confined space rescue, trench rescue, high angle rescue, HazMat, Medical response, terrorism response, etc.)



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 5+ years’ experience in refining, petrochemical, or LNG industry
  • Experience in a Fire Officer position is desired



  • Familiar with incident command system (ICS) response structure. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office


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. 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 interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company that owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure. 

Travel Expected: Up to 10%


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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Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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