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Location Name: Midland, TX 
Job/Requisition ID: 54205
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


The role of this operator will be to assist in the performance of various operations and maintenance duties to insure safe and efficient operation of the crude oil Terminals and associated equipment, protection of the environment and compliance with state and federal regulations and company policies and procedures in the processing and movement of crude oil products. This role will also be responsible for covering any scheduled time off that occurs. 

NOTE: The shifts will be covered until the we get closer to the startup of the Zurich facility. At that time, more personnel will be hired for the Shift work. 



  • Cover, as a shift operator, any scheduled vacation/time off that occurs.
  • Perform and direct assigned operators in the performance of various operations and facility maintenance tasks and duties in compliance with company policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Direct and monitor the crude oil system operation by monitoring temperatures, pressures and flows of crude oil products.
  • Sample and test receipts and products slated for outbound deliveries to determine properties against specifications and known standards.
  • Coordinate and receive pipeline and truck receipts and deliveries to and from tankages.
  • Communicate with scheduling, control centers, shippers, connecting carriers and delivery facilities on operational matters.
  • Effect transfers of crude products among tanks and to and from the pipelines and blending processing.
  • Conduct terminal operations including inspection and monitoring of tanks, piping and valves; product sampling and testing; product inventory measurement and documentation; operational and regulatory record keeping; maintaining facility security including monitoring contractor work on site; and assisting customers as required.
  • ·        Achieve and maintain all Operator Qualifications (OQ) and progression requirements applicable to the job classification.
  • Provide HAZWOPER and Resource support and serve as needed in emergency response activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Utilize Human Machine Interface (HMI) to provide system control, equipment status, and alarm notifications revolving around the process control unit, tank farm, and truck unloading rack interfaces.
  • Monitor and track details such as interlocks, temperature and tank level alarms, permissive signal, start/stop sequences to assist operations and maintenance in troubleshooting and diagnosing problems and implementing the solutions.
  • Notify shift personnel of any faults within the system.
  • Prioritize and plan work activities using time efficiently.
  • Notify supervisor of all breakdowns/malfunctions.
  • Consolidate and run system reports as required and coordinate distribution of reports to proper recipients.
  • Assist maintenance and/or other departments as required.
  • Utilize proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the assigned tasks and report damaged protective equipment and unsafe conditions to their supervisor.
  • Lead daily and monthly safety meetings; participate in and show proficiency in general and site specific operations and maintenance.  Involved in implementing training programs from Rangelands environmental, health, and safety standards.
  • Provide leadership to develop and promote best practices related to work area.
  • Evaluate and develop site specific procedures and ensure that they are followed by all team members. Job level commensurate with experience and skill set.





- High school diploma or equivalent


- Two years of experience in the petroleum industry, 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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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 or creed, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizen or immigration status 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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Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Nearest Major Market: Midland

Job Segment: Inspector, Facilities, Quality, Operations, Entry Level

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