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Location Name: Mount Vernon, IN 
Location Address: 1200 Old Hwy 69 South, Mount Vernon, IN, United States (US), 47620
Job/Requisition ID: 56667
Education Level: Certification Required
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
Shift: Rotating Shift


Marathon Petroleum Company LP has an opening for a Shore-based Tankerman based out of the Mount Vernon, Indiana area. This position will report to the Tankerman Services Supervisor. The Tankerman position is an on-call position and the Tankerman must respond within one hour of notification as to readiness for work. This position works in all weather conditions, both day and night as the job assignment requires. The Tankerman must be able to work safely and independently in remote locations while maintaining motivation to effectively and efficiently complete the job. In return for technical expertise and strong communication and interpersonal skills, Marathon offers an attractive salary/benefits package and a challenging professional environment. 

Responsibilities for this position include conducting barge transfers based on Marathon’s procedures and all applicable USCG regulations/guidelines; troubleshooting barges, performing minor maintenance on barges; and being proficient in all phases of barge transfers, including heater operation on hot oil barges. In addition, the position must maintain records and document all transfer times to be turned in to the office in a timely manner. The Tankerman must maintain uniforms and equipment necessary for transfers in good, clean condition so as to be ready and available for each barge transfer. The Tankerman will at times conduct transfer audits on third-party Tankermen and assist in training of new Tankermen. The Tankerman will interface with Marathon Marine’s customers and must do so in accordance with Marathon policies/procedures.

The qualified applicant must have a high school diploma and a valid driver’s license, as well as their own mode of dependable transportation. They must be able to travel to work locations via that transportation and via boat ride up to, but not limited to, a 150-mile radius of the listed location of Mount Vernon, IN. They must maintain a valid Merchant Marine Credential (MMC) with Tankerman PIC and Barge DL endorsement, and a TWIC card. Excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism are critical to this position.


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.

Travel Expected: Up to 100%



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: Evansville

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