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Location Name: MWLS Orla TX
Location Address: P.O Box #78, Orla, TX, United States (US), 79770
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)



POSITION SUMMARY: In general, this position will perform any Plant operations & technical issues related to Hidalgo/Argo Gas Processing Plant. These duties will include daily plant operations and compressor operations as well as any operations duties in the system as needed.  In particular, these tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate plants on a regular and as needed basis
    • Unit Operations Included:
      • Cryogenic Plant
      • Mole Sieve Dehydration
      • Propane Refrigeration
  • Work rotating shift-work schedules as needed.
  • Compressor operations as needed
  • Maintaining clean and safe work environment
  • Minor and major compressor maintenance
  • Maintaining scheduled preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintaining daily reports
  • Ordering parts as needed
  • Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, etc.)
    • Attending Safety meetings and comply with all MarkWest safety rules.
    • Reporting any unsafe condition or situation that would compromise the integrity of any equipment or locations.
  • Making any or all repairs as deemed reasonable and safe to do.
  • Maintaining the tools and equipment issued to them.
  • Work a 14/14 rotation





  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of applicable experience in gas plant operations
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical operational manuals
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work well under time pressures
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute many tasks at once



Physical Demands:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Working Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions and with flammable liquids. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places and exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, acidic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Materials and Equipment Used:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly use hand tools, computers, phone, fax, copier and operate a motor vehicle.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.


MPC is the nation's third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.


Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines.


MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: MarkWest
Travel Expected: Up to 25%


If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Midland

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