Board Operator

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Orla , TX 79770

Posted 5 days ago

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Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the process, storage, loading, and unloading systems of a mixed natural gas liquids fractionation or cryogenic facility by operating electronic, computerized, or manual control systems.


  • Provides constant monitoring of instrument control panel and adjusts controls to regulate process variables (e.g., pressures, flow rates, temperatures, fluid levels) as necessary to maintain purity and operating efficiency within design operating parameters

  • Oversees, reads, and maintains equipment controlling temperature and flow of product

  • Monitors gauges, inspects product, troubleshoots as needed, and handles routine maintenance

  • Records data from equipment readings

  • Upon qualification, issues and monitors safe work permits

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of Gas Plant Operator job

  • Operates within regulations of Process Safety Management (PSM) and environment permit requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Must hold a valid Driver License with excellent driving record

  • Must be able to pass drug test and background check

  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays


  • Operation & Control: Develops understanding of how process controls and automation are used to operate equipment in process plant.

  • Operation Monitoring: Develops ability to watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  • Systems Analysis: Develops ability to determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

  • Communication: Develops ability to communicate effectively verbally and non-verbally; writes as appropriate for audience needs and conveys information effectively and professionally to others.

  • Safety: Applies in difficult or complex situation's 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.

  • Mechanical Aptitude: Develops ability to understand and apply mechanical concepts and principles such as, but not limited to, sounds, heat conduction, velocity, gravity, friction, pressure, kinetic and potential energy, etc. when working or using mechanical machinery.

  • Attention to Detail: Develops ability to be careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Computer & Digital Literacy: Develops ability to access, manage, understand, integrate, communicate, evaluate, and create information safely and appropriately through digital devices and networked technologies.

  • Quality Control Analysis: Develops ability to conduct tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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


Orla TX Hidalgo Gas Plant

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40351 Fm 3541


High School

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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.

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. To view benefit information for Marathon Petroleum Corporation please visit

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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Board Operator

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