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Location Name: St Paul Park, MN 
Job/Requisition ID: 57731 
Location Address: 301 Saint Paul Park Road, St Paul Park, MN, United States (US), 55071
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt




Marathon Petroleum Corporation LP is seeking an Electrical Engineer for its Minnesota refinery located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. This position is responsible for design and implementation of the refinery’s electrical infrastructure projects.  The engineer also supports electrical scope in the refinery’s overall project portfolio.  Routine interaction with corporate, maintenance reliability, craft, and contractor personnel on electrical technical matters is expected.  Supports long-term improvement opportunities.




  • Own project development, design, and construction of electrical projects.
  • Collaborate with project team members across departments to establish project scope, schedule, cost, and deliverables.
  • Work with outside resources to complete design and construction of projects.
  • Communicate project goals, progress, and needs to various refinery audiences.
  • Coordinate project plans and resources to achieve safe, environmentally friendly and compliant operation of new equipment on time and on budget.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance in resolving electrical design, operation, and maintenance problems.
  • Leverage internal and/or external experts as required.
  • Utilize reliability modeling and analytical tools such as Weibull, failure tracking, root cause failure analysis, and life-cycle cost analysis to improve reliability of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Provide leadership and decision-making skills during turnarounds and unplanned equipment outages regarding repair solutions.
  • Periodically review electrical corporate specifications for potential improvement based on industry and site-specific experience.
  • Develop cost justification for reliability improvement projects.
  • Conduct post-audits to measure the effectiveness of significant reliability related projects and activities.
  • Display a commitment to training and continuous improvement through innovation.
  • Develop and manage Electrical System Studies with ETAP which include load flows, short circuit, relay coordination, arc flash, grounding and motor start studies.
  • Develop and maintain final relay set points and logic configuration settings for site transmission, substation, and distribution systems.
  • Field commissioning and programming of electrical equipment




  • Education: B.S. Electrical Engineering or similar discipline required
  • Experience: Minimum five (5) years of electrical engineering plant-level experience, preferably in the refining or petrochemical industry with electrical infrastructure.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SAP, ETAP
  • Strong teamwork and interfacing with all departments at the St Paul Park Refinery is required.
  • A working knowledge of electrical switchgear, transformers, motors, synchronous motor controls, UPS and battery systems, including NFPA 70E is required.
  • High voltage (138kV) power system, power generation, and NERC experience is a plus.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation 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. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

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