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Location Name: Midland, TX 
Job/Requisition ID: 54721
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time 
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Primarily responsible for the design, development, and implementation of projects for gas and liquid gathering systems, pipelines, and facilities for assigned assets. Serves as technical resource/expert to operations and maintenance for troubleshooting and problem-solving. Responsible for the evaluation and implementation of projects to optimize gathering and pipeline systems and facilities with strong focus on safety, environmental, compliance, integrity, and reliability.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures that projects are designed and constructed in accordance with the company's engineering guidelines and specifications, industry codes and standards, and regulatory agency requirements to meet necessary functionality and performance requirements.
  • Troubleshoots operational issues by working with all levels of personnel including operators, mechanics, supervisors, managers, etc. and devising new and innovative approaches to solve problems.
  • Generates ideas for projects to optimize the gas and liquid gathering, pipeline, and pumping and compression operations.  Performs economic evaluation and cost estimating for projects.
  • Prepares appropriate documentation (such as Authorization for Expenditure documentation, cost estimates, and construction turnover packages) for assigned projects.  Conducts and/or participates in field optimization and feasibility studies as well as expansion studies.
  • Designs specifications including rotating equipment sizing analyses and fluid flow calculations.  Uses technical software (Hysys, WinFlow, ProMax) to simulate pipeline systems and processes.
  • Participates in and complies with regulatory programs such as DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and ASME B31.4 piping code programs.
  • Works with company SME's to maintain thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable DOT, OSHA, EPA, other environmental/safety regulations and company processes and procedures. 
  • Implements appropriate provisions into operations and maintenance procedures to assure compliance.  Ensures area of responsibility is compliant with safety, environmental and other company guidelines, policies, etc.



  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering required.
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience in oil & gas industry required.
  • Knowledge of:  Liquid pipelines and gathering TACT/LACTs, Pumps, control valves, metering equipment, gas/liquid separation equipment, fluid flow, piping design, piping codes, standards, and material specifications, and process control basics.


Skills in:  

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office products; excellent analytical skills.  
  • Experience with CAD sofware, and WinFlow (or similar pipeline modeling software) are preferred.



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.

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Nearest Major Market: Midland

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