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Location Name: San Antonio, TX 
Job/Requisition ID: 54874
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


Ensures the safe operation of the pipeline system by monitoring pipeline systems during normal pipeline operations including start-up, shutdown, abnormal operating conditions, flow adjustments, and maintains product quality during product batch changes. Operates and controls the pipeline system within the design limits. Communicates with field operators and technicians for calibrations of pipeline equipment and scheduled down time of the pipeline asset.



  1. Safely operates and monitors pipeline systems during normal pipeline operations including start-up, shutdown, flow adjustments and product changes.  Operates and controls pipelines within the safety limits including maximum operating pressure (MOP).
  2. Monitors and maintains effective product quality through oversight of fuel quality instrumentation, following batch cut procedures, and preventing contamination.  Interacts with customers to assist in receipt of product loads.   
  3. Reviews and responds to alarms by priority in a timely manner and follows Alarm Management response guidelines for the console. Monitors leak detection software and trends that could possible indicate a pipeline release. 
  4. Identifies and troubleshoots product quality and measurement issues with technical support from field team members. Conducts batch tracking and communicates estimated arrival times to pipeline intersections and delivery/receipt locations.   
  5. Interprets SCADA data to make informed operational decisions Maintains a daily shift record of events, reliability, and equipment malfunctions as it relates to Control Center Console and field pipeline activities.  Conduct a complete and thorough shift turnover of operations prior to a controller assuming responsibility of the console and associated pipeline systems.
  6. Recognizes and responds to abnormal conditions on the pipeline system(s).  Evaluates and responds to emergency and non-emergency phone calls to the console and initiate emergency response or AOC response, as appropriate




  • Minimum High school diploma or GED required. 



  •  No relative work experience required.




  • Be able to gain knowledge and understanding of pipeline operations and compliance with DOT and PHMSA regulations. 
  • Must be able to visually monitor several computer screens in a control room environment for twelve (12) hour rotating shifts. 
  • Must maintain a high level of mental alertness and be capable of quickly processing and reacting to incoming information from the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System.
  • Must have exceptional communication skills and demonstrated ability to think during emergencies conditions.

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: San Antonio

Job Segment: Instrumentation, Technical Support, Engineering, Technology, Entry Level

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