Intern/Co-op - Refining Construction Management

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Date: Jun 15, 2017

Location: Various, Various, US

Company: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Intern/Co-op
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt



Depending on experience level and interest, construction management interns/co-ops at Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) are involved in diverse and challenging projects. Interns/co-ops participate as integral team members, making recommendations on various project construction management activities. Projects and tasks will vary dependent on the business needs. MPC seeks interns/co-ops  from a wide range of technical disciplines to meet its growing business ventures.



Construction Management Intern/Co-op

This job entails applying the principles learned in Construction Management/Project Controls classes to various projects within the facilities. The construction management professional works with contractors and other construction specialists in the specialized industrial construction of Projects. The project values range from tens of thousands to billions of dollars. Typical tasks include: planning and scheduling of materials, labor, and equipment for construction, tracking and analyzing costs and comparing to control budgets, ensuring compliance with document control procedures and processes, preparing documents that provide an audit trail of major project decisions and risk mitigation efforts, assisting with bid preparation, award, and contract administration, monitoring and reporting of contractor productivity, progress, and performance, preparing schedule updates and critical path analysis.


During your time at MPC, you will develop and utilize project management skills ranging from scope, budget, and schedule development through construction and startup. MPC will provide training and educational opportunities to help you develop your knowledge. Additionally, MPC is committed to developing interns/co-ops into professional project managers who have the ability to successfully manage projects of all sizes.



  • Desired majors are as follows: Construction Management, Construction Science, Construction Engineering, Construction Technology, Project Management or Engineering
  • We hire for the following locations: Canton, OH; Catlettsburg, KY; Detroit, MI; Garyville, LA; Robinson, IL and two locations in Texas City, TX
  • Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be eligible to work in the US on a full-time indefinite basis without a change in visa status.
  • Positions are available spring, summer, and fall semesters.
  • A valid driver's license is required.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), together with its subsidiaries, including Marathon Petroleum Company LP and Speedway LLC, is one of the largest petroleum product refiners, marketers and transporters in the United States.

MPC is the nation’s third-largest refiner and the largest refiner in the Midwest. MPC’s refining, marketing and transportation operations are concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the U.S.

MPC operations are strategically located to serve major markets. They include a seven-plant refining network, a comprehensive terminal and transportation system, and extensive wholesale and retail marketing operations. This includes both the Marathon brand and MPC’s wholly-owned retail marketing subsidiary, Speedway LLC, the nation’s second-largest chain of company-owned and -operated retail gasoline and convenience stores.


Job Function: MPC Internships and Co-ops
Travel Expected: Up to 25%


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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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