Intern/Co-op - Transportation & Logistics Engineering

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Date: Apr 18, 2017

Location: Various, Various, US

Company: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Company Name: MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY 
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Intern/Co-op
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
 

 

Overview:

The Transportation & Logistics (T&L) organization is the link between the refining and marketing components of Marathon.  T&L transports crude oil and refined products to and from the refineries and on to storage terminals for distribution to retail marketing facilities, via pipelines and marine transportation operations. 

 

T&L is comprised of 4 primary components:

 

  1. Marketing & Transportation Engineering (M&TE) - M&TE performs multi-discipline engineering design and project management services to TT&R, MPL and Marine.
  2. Terminal, Transport & Rail (TT&R) -TT&R provides terminaling and transportation services in order to distribute crude oil and refined products to retail marketing facilities and other end users.
  3. Marathon Pipe Line Company (MPL) - MPL operates pipeline systems that move crude oil from production fields, other pipeline companies and offshore platforms to MPC refineries, other refineries and other pipeline systems. MPL also operates pipeline systems that move refined products from refineries to product terminals.
  4. Marine - Maintains and operates a large private inland petroleum products barge fleet, which is used to ship crude oil, intermediates and refined products.

 

Responsibilities:

This intern/co-op position offers a variety of challenges to students pursuing a degree in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, or Corrosion Engineering. The purpose of T&L’s intern/co-op program is to identify and develop future technical and leadership talent for the benefit of MPC, the engineering intern/co-op and the engineering profession.

 

The intern/co-op program may consist of any number of work sessions. Multiple sessions gives interns/co-ops the ability to rotate between the different T&L components in order to gain exposure to the various business segments and to offer a variety of assignments with increasing responsibility. Co-ops will gain experience in the 5 phases of the Marathon Project Management Process (MPMP) including Conceptual, Feasibility, Definition, Implementation and Start-up/Close-out.

 

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Development of project scope
  • Engineering oversight
  • Technical design
  • Cost estimating
  • Schedule development
  • Evaluating and summarizing bid sets
  • Construction supervision
  • Safety leadership
  • Coordination with operations groups
  • Project documentation
  • Travel ranges from 15-45%

 

Qualifications:

Candidates must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Corrosion Engineering.

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 status.

Many projects will require travel to construction sites, primarily in the eastern U.S.; therefore, 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 50%

 

If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

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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