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Location Name: Tonawanda, NY 
Location Address: 700 Grand Island Boulevard, Tonawanda, NY, United States (US), 14150
Job/Requisition ID: 56352
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
Shift: Rotating Shift




Marathon Petroleum Company LP, a major petroleum refiner and marketer, is accepting resumes for  Operations Technicians in the Buffalo, NY area. This position works with and around petroleum products and is responsible for all operating aspects of a petroleum products terminal. This position will be assigned to a home terminal, but the successful candidate will be expected to cover work at other terminals in the region as required to meet business needs. Occasional overnight travel, call-outs, and overtime will be required, which will include after business hours and on weekends and holidays. The position may require either a 4- or 5-day workweek or shift work on an as-needed basis, with an excellent benefits package and competitive starting pay.

All applications must be completed on-line. No phone calls, agencies, faxed or mailed resumes will be accepted.

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1. Troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of a truck loading rack and other facility equipment.

2. Sampling and laboratory testing of petroleum products.

3. Storage tank gauging.

4. Handling the shipment and receipt of petroleum products via pipeline and/or barge/ship.

5. Stair climbing, lifting up to 50-100 pounds and often working outdoors.

6. Preparation of various terminal reports.

7. Completion of all required training.

8. Other varied work assignments.




Qualified candidates must be motivated, self-starters, able to work independently, and possess an excellent work record with references. Candidates must also be very dependable and be willing to work a flexible schedule as necessary.

High school diploma or GED is required

Proficiency in basic computer skills is required

Proficiency in math and ability to maintain accurate records are required

Associate degree or vocational technical training is preferred

A working knowledge of and previous experience with mechanical and electrical systems is preferred

Process operations, maintenance crafts and/or petroleum industry experience would be beneficial



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) 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. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interests in two midstream companies, MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, which own and operate gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%



Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Marathon Petroleum Company LP participates in the E-Verify program in some states in which it operates (including AL, AZ, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and UT). For more information before proceeding, please see details in English or Spanish. Right to Work Statement English or Spanish.

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Technician, Electrical, Facilities, Operations, Technology, Engineering, Entry Level

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