Control Systems Specialist

  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  • Martinez, CA, USA
  • Feb 27, 2019
Full time Business Development Skilled Labor Logistics

Job Description

Provides control systems’ technical support for process controls engineering.  Performs variety of skilled support duties involved in installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of control systems hardware and software encompasses primarily DCS (distributed control systems), PLCs (programmable logic controllers), safety instrument systems (SIS), HMI (human machine interface), alarm management.  Ensures adherence to established guidelines, policies, procedures, and applicable governmental regulations.  


Key Responsibilities


  • In conjunction with process controls engineering, maintains control systems’ hardware and software.   Performs repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment such as, but not limited to, network routers, switches, fiber networks, servers, to reduce downtime and improve reliability. Configures, programs, troubleshoots and maintains refinery-specific control systems’ software. Responds to control systems’ failures.
  • Provides technical assurance and support to Information Technology (IT) group on issues impacting control systems network such as, but not limited to, performance, system security, operating system and system administration interfaces. 
  • Prepares and maintains documentation on refinery’s control systems.
  • Provides technical input to PHA (process hazard analysis), P&ID (piping & instrumentation diagram) reviews, MOC (management of change) processes. 
  • Supports projects through technical contribution to specifications, hardware and software design, testing, commissioning, and training.   


Experience and Education



  • Minimum associate degree in instrumentation or electrical technology required.
  • Minimum 3 years control systems’ technical support in refining or petrochemical industry required.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation



Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

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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.






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