Asphalt Technician - Lab

  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  • Bakersfield, CA, USA
  • Nov 05, 2019
Full time Construction Entry Level General Labor

Job Description

Performs the day-to-day operations duties necessary to maintain the safe, efficient and reliable operations of the asphalt products terminal. Performs routine and daily maintenance tasks on the rail car operations, truck loading and scale house operations.



  1. Pulls samples of products stored in the terminal. Maintains current records
  2. Performs tank gauging to measure tank contents and account for product stored and product moved into and out of tanks.
  3. Prepares custody transfer tickets, manage tickets and perform month-end closing in Andeavor’s MAPS measurement system database.
  4. Performs product receipt operations necessary to facilitate the safe and timely receipt of products via tank truck, and rail car.
  5. Prepares rail cars for unloading. Monitors rail cars while heating.
  6. Directs truck and transport drivers to proper loading stations and assures that loading is performed safely
  7. Identifies problem areas provides input, troubleshoots and takes appropriate corrective actions as needed.
  8. Performs minor maintenance to ensure that equipment is operating and maintained.
  9. Performs regular inspections of facility equipment and maintains facility equipment in safe working order. Reports all maintenance issues to the Team Lead Operator or management immediately
  10. Maintains normal operating logs;
  11. Conducts Safe Work Practices (SWP) and Standard Operation Procedure reviews




High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.


Prior petroleum industry, oil field experience, asphalt or product terminal experience desired

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.

Job Function
Travel Expected:  

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 or creed, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizen or immigration status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.






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