Pipeline Controller

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Marathon Pipe Line LLC (MPL) is seeking individuals for the position of Pipeline Controller. Our Pipeline Controllers are highly trained to safely operate and perform system analysis of pipeline systems. Training is extensive and consists of: classroom training, individual comprehensive study, and field and console operations training. Once trained, a Pipeline Controller will be part of a team that will utilize real-time operations and a sophisticated SCADA operating system to control and monitor MPLs pipelines across the United States. Pipeline Controllers are exposed to unparalleled knowledge of pipeline operations, extensive training, and employee development which allows for numerous opportunities for further advancement within the company. Work Schedule: Pipeline Controllers work a 12-hour rotating Day and Night shift. Travel required is very minimal.


  • Safely operates and monitors pipeline systems during normal pipeline operations including start-up, shutdown, flow adjustments and product changes.

  • Operates and controls pipelines within the safety limits including maximum operating pressure (MOP) and maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP).Recognizes and responds to abnormal conditions on the pipeline systems; directs designated field personnel, schedulers, and/or the Operations Center Specialist as necessary to ensure appropriate response to operational problems, including equipment malfunctions; initiates emergency response as appropriate

  • Monitors and maintains effective product quality through oversight of fuel quality instrumentation, following batch cut procedures, and preventing contamination. Interacts with customers to assist in receipt of product loads.

  • Reviews and responds to alarms by priority in a timely manner and follows Alarm Management response guidelines for the console.

  • Monitors leak detection software, and trends that could possible indicate a pipeline release. Troubleshoots leak alarms and provides areas for improvement.

  • Working knowledge and understanding of pipeline operations and compliance with DOT and PHMSA regulations.

  • Identifies and troubleshoots product quality and measurement issues with technical support from field team members.


  • Bachelors degree preferred (with a graduation date completed by May 2022 or prior to start date). In Lieu of degree, a minimum of 2 years in the Oil and Gas industry.

  • Basic PC skills are required.

  • Must be able to distinguish colors and pass a color vision test upon hire.

  • Experience in midstream operations preferred.

As an energy industry leader, our career opportunities fuel personal and professional growth.


Findlay OH Main Bldg

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539 S Main 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, 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 (https://marathonpetroleum.brandextract.com/staged/marathonpetroleum.com/content/documents/Jobs_/Department_of_Labor_EEOC_.pdf) . If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at talentacquisition@marathonpetroleum.com . 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. To view benefit information for Marathon Petroleum Corporation please visit mympcbenefits.com. Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Salary Range
$86,000.00 - $120,000.00
per Year
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Findlay, OH, 45839, US