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E&I Technician – Marathon Pipe Line Company – Elwood, IN


The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician position is for the northeast portion of the MPL Clermont Area that operates across central Indiana, from Brazil to Portland. This position works in and around equipment associated with crude oil, refined products, and LPG operations and will also assist with Right-Of-Way (ROW) monitoring and associated inspections. The successful candidate will perform such duties as: installation, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, repairs, and system development for all systems including motor controls, distributive controls, PLC’s, communications systems such as satellite, cellular, RF systems, SCADA operations maintenance, other technical issues that may arise, ROW pipeline locating, third-party pipeline crossing oversight and inspection, and general pipeline station maintenance and upkeep. The successful candidate should have the ability to trouble shoot problems and work independently while working in a team environment. All duties will be completed in accordance with all regulations in support of DOT, Environmental, Safety, and Regulatory compliance. Travel, callouts, and overtime will be required on an as-needed basis. The successful candidate will be required to live within 45 minutes of the reporting location in Elwood, IN.


  • Provides E & I (electrical and instrumentation) support for assigned assets such as pipelines, remote monitoring facilities, and pump stations.
  • Installs, inspects, troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and calibrates wide variety of midstream instrumentation such as, but not limited to, flow meters, transmitters, sensors, analyzers, data loggers, programmable logic controller (PLCs), distributive control system (DCS).
  • Installs, inspects, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs electrical equipment such as, but not limited to, motor control centers, generators, transformers, switches, relays, wiring, electrical signal and communication systems, variable frequency drive (VFD), power distribution center (PDCs), uninterrupted power source (UPS).
  • Configures and programs industrial control systems. Performs loops checks, point-to-point verification, and other testing regimes.
  • Responds to Indiana 811 call before you dig one-calls surrounding Company assets.
  • Oversees and inspects third-party crossings and activities surrounding Company assets.
  • Completes facility maintenance inspections.
  • Maintains complete, accurate and regulatory-compliant documentation.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as business needs dictate, which may include work on nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be willing to travel as business needs dictate.


  • Calibration: Develops ability to perform calibration on instruments with accuracy and precision in accordance with established procedures. Aware of environmental factors such as temperature, vibration, noise affecting calibration.
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS): Develops experience with software package with multiple maintenance functionalities such as equipment data management, preventative maintenance, work order system, scheduling planning, inventory control, asset tracking.
  • Electrical Equipment & Electrical Distribution Network: Develops knowledge and practice experience with electrical components and workings of electric transmission and distribution network.
  • Industrial Control Systems: Develops knowledge or and practical experience with devices to manage, command, direct or regulate behavior of other devices or systems. Includes, but not limited to, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC).
  • Industrial Instrumentation Fundamentals: Develops practical knowledge of instrumentation used in midstream industry to measure, monitor, or control temperature, level, pressure, flow. Includes, but is not limited to temperature sensor, pressure gauges, pressure transmitter, pressure switch, flow transmitter, temperature controllers.
  • Safety: Applies in difficult or complex situations and ability to recognize safety risks in operational activities and use appropriate measures to control and manage identified risks.
  • Safety Awareness: Ability to recognize and identify potential hazards. Evaluates changes in work environment with respect to impact on safety of self and others. Understands potential threats created by deviation from safety procedures and improper use of tools and equipment. Uses personal protection equipment. Uses tools and equipment in compliance with manuals and training. Calls attention to potential and actual hazardous conditions as they arise. Demonstrates knowledge of lockout/tag out procedures. Stops work if there are unsafe working conditions.
  • Wireless Technologies: Develops knowledge of and practical experience with technologies and devices used in industrial applications to communicate information gathered from sensor locations through wireless links.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must hold a valid Driver License with good driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a general background check as well as a Motor Vehicle Background check.
  • 5-10 years of experience in Electrical & Instrumentation related experience preferred.

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Elwood, Indiana

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1705 S Anderson St


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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, 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.

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