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Mechanical Systems Technician

Company: Marathon Petroleum
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

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.POSITION SUMMARY: Mechanical systems technicians are responsible for maintaining mechanical equipment and ensuring a high level of reliability at asphalt and light product terminals. Technicians provide the expertise to maintain, repair and replace mechanical, electrical, and vapor control equipment beyond that typically handled by terminal operations. This position will be based in Vancouver WA. A Maintenance vehicle, tools, equipment, and uniforms are provided. Technicians must be able to pass the DOT Medical Guidelines required to operate the maintenance vehicles. Equipment typically maintained by mechanical specialists includes vapor control systems, oil/water separators, water accumulation tanks, pumps, motors, asphalt mills, meters, actuators, etc. This position will be expected to develop proficiency in PLC troubleshooting and electrical troubleshooting associated with vapor control systems. Although technicians have assigned areas of coverage, they may be requested to assist other mechanical technicians, complete project work, or provide training to others outside their assigned geographical area. They must develop and maintain an effective working relationship with terminal operations personnel and peers. Technicians must be highly motivated, self-directed and have strong decision-making skills. All applications must be completed on-line. No phone calls, agencies, faxed or mailed resumes will be accepted. KEY RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Inspect equipment and apply operating and performance tests to mechanical/electrical components to determine causes of malfunctions and operating deficiencies. Based on inspection outcomes, determine the extent and feasibility of repairs and recommend replacement or retention of components.
  • Repair and maintain mechanical and electrical components by disassembling them and reconditioning or replacing parts.
  • Support coverage area in other areas of discipline such as Electronic Services and Marathon Pipeline as needed.
  • Schedule and perform periodic and preventative maintenance, inspections, and testing of mechanical and electrical components by visual inspection, reference to technical manuals and use of testing equipment.
  • Install mechanical/electrical components and equipment.
    • Prepare maintenance records and complete various preventative maintenance forms and repair orders. Utilize records to determine the economic life, cost-effectiveness, quality and durability of mechanical parts and materials.
    • When necessary, respond to emergency repairs.
    • Work with district engineers, support engineers, reliability engineers, maintenance specialists and project managers to provide input on new equipment installations concerning equipment reliability and maintainability.
    • Work with operations and purchasing personnel, suppliers and contractors' representatives to purchase parts, supplies and materials; and to arrange for performance of services, discuss contract work and resolve problems.
    • Use Mobility and PC based maintenance management system to update work orders, purchase material, report maintenance issues, and track equipment history.
      • Maintain all inspection records and trip log information as required by DOT. EDUCATION AND REQUIERMENTS:
        • High School diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.
        • Terminal operations, electrical, or PLC programming experience preferred.
        • 2 years' experience in related field preferred.
        • Excellent mechanical aptitude required.
        • Basic spreadsheets, word processing and e-mail required.
        • Successful candidate will be required to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)
        • Driver's License Required.
        • Willingness to travel up to 50%. As an energy industry leader, our career opportunities fuel personal and professional growth.Location:Vancouver, WashingtonJob Requisition ID:Pay Min/Max:$0.00 - $999.99 HourlyGrade:HRLY1Location Address:2211 St Francis LnAdditional locations:Education:High School (Required)Employee Group:Full timeEmployee Subgroup:RegularMarathon 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, reproductive health decision-making, 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 . 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

Keywords: Marathon Petroleum, Vancouver , Mechanical Systems Technician, Engineering , Vancouver, Washington

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