Marathon Petroleum Company

Charlotte , NC
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Operations Technician Trainee

Marathon Petroleum Company
Charlotte, NC Full time
Posted on March 6, 2018

Marathon Petroleum Company LP, a major petroleum refiner and marketer, is accepting resumes for an Operations Technician in the Charlotte, NC 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. 


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 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 Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system. 

MPC is the nation's third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. 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. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines. 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.