Marathon Petroleum Company LP

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An exciting career awaits you
At MPC, we’re committed to being a great place to work – one that welcomes new ideas, encourages diverse perspectives, develops our people, and fosters a collaborative team environment.
Marathon Petroleum Company LP’s Illinois Refining Division currently has an opening for an Area Team Engineer in the Engineering Department.
The mission of the Area Engineer is to provide technical expertise and project management services to the Area Team and Engineering Department. The following are general roles & responsibilities that the Area Engineer will typically complete while fulfilling this mission. Additional assignments and responsibilities may be required depending on an individual Area Engineers knowledge, experience, and workload.
  • Relocation is approved for this position.
Area / Project / Turnaround Team Support
  • Review project list with the Area Team on a regular basis to help prioritize the project list.
  • Complete scope, design, and constructability reviews with the Area Team for all projects to make sure the project meets the team’s needs including hourly personnel in both Maintenance and Operations.
  • Review and approve relief valve isolation forms as needed
  • Assist Area Maintenance and Procurement in specifying piping, valves, and engineered equipment.
  • Assist with MOC’s for projects completed by the Area Team.
  • Provide engineering and design support for unit shutdowns and turnarounds.
  • Attend Area Team meetings. Be an active participant, champion Marathon project management process (MPMP)
  • HES&S / PSM / PSI
    • Complete all required training on time.
    • Participate in unit and project PHA’s (What-if’s and HAZOP’s).
    • Complete / participate in incident investigations.
    • Complete PSM recommendations on time.
    • Review all projects with Safety during the feasibility and design phases to ensure projects comply with safety standards and codes.
    • Identify potential ergonomic issues.
    • Ensure engineering controls are fully utilized.
    • Ensure Environmental checklists are completed for all projects through Environmental Department.
    • Ensure Management of Change (MOC) process is followed for all projects.
    • Participate in emergency response Planning Section as necessary.
    • Understand and apply IRD’s Safety Procedures (SP’s).
    • Complete incident investigations / root cause analyses as assigned.
Design / Reliability
  • Understand and apply engineering codes and specs to ensure project designs meet applicable standards(RAGAGEP).
  • Review equipment designs to identify potential problems or areas for improvement.
  • Review designs with Tech Services to ensure process requirements are met.
  • Develop engineered solutions for equipment with reliability issues.
  • Complete peer reviews for QA/QC on process and mechanical design for in-house projects as required (i.e. verify process conditions comply with ANSI/ASME applicable codes and Marathon Refining Standard Specifications, hydraulics, PSV pressure drops etc).
Project Management / Controls
  • Use the MPMP process to develop and implement projects.
  • Maintain a prioritized list of jobs that includes capital budget projects, HES&S projects, and Area Team priorities.
  • Coordinate project work with outside engineering firms.
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Organize project team to meet project deliverables.
  • Ensure projects are properly documented and all process safety information (PSI) and mechanical integrity information is updated.
  • Monitor and control the cost and schedule in all phases of projects.
  • Control scope creep on approved projects. Use the change management process to review and approve potential scope changes.
  • Coordinate procurement of engineered and bulk material for all projects.
  • Assist with developing and submitting the IRD Capital Budgets.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering from an accredited institution is required.
  • Four plus years post degree engineering experience in the refining or petrochemical industry is highly preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time indefinite basis without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.
As an energy industry leader, our career opportunities fuel personal and professional growth.

Robinson IL Refinery

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400 S Marathon Ave

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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,

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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. Marathon Petroleum offers a total rewards program which includes, but is not limited to, access to health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, 401k matching program, paid parental leave, and educational reimbursement. Detailed benefit information is available at

.The hired candidate will also be eligible for a discretionary company-sponsored annual bonus program.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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