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Company Name: MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P.  
Location Name: South ShoreKY
Location Address: 2 MarkWest Drive, South Shore, KY, United States (US), 41175
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

SUMMARY:  This position reports to the General Manager and oversees the operations of multi-unit gas processing facilities.  Performs all work in compliance with company standards, procedures, and government requirements.


As a team member, this person will also assist in other Maintenance, Engineering and EH&S related activities.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Manage day to day operations of gas processing plants and associated gas/liquid pipelines; including directing operating personnel in optimization of unit throughput.
  • Develop and maintain culture of a safe working environment
  • Develop, prepare, and distribute necessary operational reports
  • Develops and manages plant capital and operating budgets.
  •  Responsible for plant process safety management and risk management plan programs and compliance.
  •  Responsible for all facility compliance with all applicable regulations (OSHA, DEP…)
  • Schedules and plans work utilizing preventative maintenance programs such as Oracle.
  • Lead in process hazard analysis and pre startup safety reviews related to new facilities and modifications to existing.
  • Maintain productive relationships with external customers including; marketing/commercial group, gas suppliers, contractors, vendors, government agencies, and regulatory agencies.
  • Responsible for managing the operation budgets.
  • Oversee plant personnel and manage the Plant Manager as a direct report to the position
  • Participate on the Emergency Management Organization team.
  • Assist in updating and creating new operating procedures and general plant procedures.
  • Acting as liaison between Operations and Engineering on projects including; design support, isolation plans, P&ID revalidations, and mechanical integrity program.
  • Oversee and supervise all field engineering projects.
  • Define process operations, historical data to marketing and commercial group.
  • Oversee equipment failure reviews, root cause investigations and PSSR reviews
  • Promote and manage all aspects of the Work Safe Program





  • This position requires a Bachelor degree  from a 4 year accredited college or university(Engineering preferred)  with 7-10 years of industry experience..
  • Prior leadership experience is required
  • Must have knowledge of natural gas gathering, compression, processing and marketing.
  • Current valid driver's license required.  
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of individuals/employees is required.
  • Communication skills will carry a heavy emphasis.



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:     A minimum of 7 years operations experience and 5 years supervisor or managing experience required.  Bachelor’s degree in related field (equivalent education & experience may be considered)


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:    Current valid driver's license required


COMMUNICATION SKILLS:             Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.   


COMPUTER SKILLS:     Basic computer skills to include knowledge of Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.

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 second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. 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. Primarily through MPLX, MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Also through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.2 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity. 

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 10%


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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.

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