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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP 
Location Name: MPC Galveston Bay Refinery
Grade Min: 10
Grade Max: 12
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


GBR Turnaround Lead



The Galveston Bay Refinery located in Texas City, TX is seeking an experienced Refining Planner which will be accountable for the overall planning and execution of Turnarounds at the Galveston Bay Refinery safely, in a timely manner, and on budget.  Responsibilities include developing and managing all turnaround/project scope through schedule management and execution best practices.



  • Lead the overall scope development of Turnaround events in conjunction with all departments and ensure scope is captured properly on Turnaround Work List.
  • Review Work Scope Approval Forms, RFI’s, Engineering PRF Log, Work List, and P6 Primavera schedule on a consistent basis to verify alignment.
  • Allocate planning and scheduling tasks amongst planners and supervise to make sure all work is planned using safety best practices, maximizing quality and productivity.
  • Support schedulers in development of manpower loading consistent with operations start up and shut down plans to maximize efficiencies.
  • Develop overall man power and equipment hiring plans with contractor.
  • Develop overall site logistics plan including master plot plan of cranes, BRM assignments, parking, bus routes, etc.
  • Work with engineering to review new projects and give suggestions for constructability improvements.
  • Review turnaround Bill of Materials (BOM’s) for adherence with Marathon specifications.
  • Establish contractor requirements for turnaround activities and participate in pre-turnaround meetings to review scope and schedule with contractors.
  • Establish and facilitate reoccurring planning meetings documenting action items and meeting minutes to ensure accountability amongst other departments in regards to turnaround deliverables.
  • Support Turnaround Planning coordinators with development of work packages and ensure the work scope is clear and concise.
  • Coordinate, review, monitor all Turnaround work scope during execution.  Make adjustments to resources as necessary during the turnaround to complete scope safely, on schedule, and under budget.
  • Attend and participate in daily turnaround update meetings.
  • Review previous lessons learned and prior turnaround reports to understand problematic and successful past work practices and better develop turnaround work scope.
  • Compile data for close out and performance summary reports for turnarounds.



  • Bachelor's preferred, but not required.

  • 4+ years experienced required with engineering, major projects, or maintenance planning



Supervisor: Thomas Roman
Division: MPC-President's Staff (50874726) 
Department: GBR-Galveston Bay Refinery-Staff (50550396)
Area: GBR-Mnt-Maintenance (50550402)   
Internal Posting End Date: 06/22/2018
Job Function: Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected: Up to 10%
Driver's License Required: Yes


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: Engineer, Engineering

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