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Marathon Petroleum Corporation Instrumentation Engineer in El Paso, United States

Location Name : MPC El Paso TX Admin

Grade : N100_09

Education Level : Bachelor's Required

Relevant Experience Level : Mid Career (4-10 Years)

Employee Group : Regular - Full Time

Employee Subgroup : Salaried Exempt

Job Title: Instrument Engineer

Location Name: El Paso Refinery

Grade Min: 9

Grade Max: 8

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Relevant Experience Level: Minimum 5 years

Employee Group: Regular – Full Time

Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Provides instrumentation engineering support to El Paso refinery departments ensuring safe, compliant, reliable and efficient operation of installed instrumentation systems.


  1. Provides day-to-day instrumentation engineering advice and expertise to all departments. Conducts troubleshooting, sizing, selection and specification of instrumentation, analyzers, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), safety systems, and instrument and electronic equipment.

  2. Develops and implements action plans and solutions to address equipment deficiencies. Performs root cause analysis investigating operating and maintenance events and works with Reliability Engineering to provide recommendations to eliminate Bad Actors.

  3. Assures compliance to corporate standards and specifications and approved industry standards. Performs Management of Change (MOC) reviews.

  4. Provides discipline input and equipment selection oversight to engineering projects.

  5. Participates in factory acceptance tests and site acceptance tests. Participates in commissioning and start-up activities, including loop checking and calibration of instruments and analyzers.

  6. Works with Turnaround teams to plan and implement instrument activities during Turnarounds.

  7. Mentors hourly instrumentation technicians in technologies and work practices. Works with departments to ensure personnel understand function, capabilities and limitations of instrumentation.


Degree: Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical, electrical, instrumentation or mechanical required.

Experience: Minimum 5 years instrumentation engineering experience in a refinery, chemical plant, or similar industry required.

Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SAP

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. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here .

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