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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  
Location Name: Texas CityTX
Location Address: 2401 5th Avenue South, Texas City, TX, United States (US), 77590
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Based on experience this job may be filled at a higher grade.


This position reports to the Technical Services Process Control Group (PCG) Control Systems Support Coordinator with responsibility for implementing and maintaining control systems for the Galveston Bay Refinery. These systems include 4 different DCS systems and a variety of simplex, redundant and triplex PLCs. This person will interface with Reliability, DCS IT, Engineering and Maintenance resources for system design, commissioning, troubleshooting and maintenance. Additionally, this person will also lead or participate in system upgrades.




  1. Many systems managed by this role are high availability systems. Tasks on live systems need to be executed safely and performed with the lowest possible risk of interrupting the operation of the system. A basic understanding of system functions and criticality of the various system components to the safe operation of the process is required to manage these systems. Responsible for communicating with key stakeholders before during and after execution of tasks.
  2. Routinely monitor system health & maintain system performance through troubleshooting, guidance from vendor technical support, PM tasks and lifecycle plans.
  3. Identify and replace failed hardware components.
  4. Identify and manage availability of critical replacement parts.
  5. Evaluate and implement system reliability improvement opportunities.
  6. Manage system upgrades & coordinate resources, tasks and schedule to perform the work.

     7.Support project implementation and commissioning of new or expanded systems



Associate Degree - Electrical Technology or Instrument Technology

Minimum 4 years of control systems, PLC and/or instrumentation support experience

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: Eng and Const
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.

Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineer, Instrumentation, Technical Support, Engineering, Technology

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