Instrument Technician - Anacortes, WA

Employer: Marathon Petroleum

Job Description:
Anacortes WA Refinery
time type
Full time

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.

The Marathon Anacortes Refinery is seeking applicants to fill full-time Instrumentation Technician positions.
Instrumentation Technicians inspect, test, and repair electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems used to indicate, record, and control operations in a refinery.

Installs, tests, calibrates, troubleshoots, and repairs field instruments including meters, transmitters, transducers, controllers, switches, solenoids, relays, control valves, regulators, actuators, positioners, and instrument loops.
Services both electronic and pneumatic field instruments.
Troubleshoots and repairs Distributed Control Systems (DCS), PLCs, vibration monitoring systems, and other specialty instruments.
Performs maintenance per established written procedures. Uses drawings, equipment manuals, procedures, and proper tools to troubleshoot and repair equipment.
Documents work performed in test forms and condition reports.
Marks up drawings for as-built revision by drafting based upon field inspection.
Reads schematics and logic diagrams.
Uploads and downloads field instrumentation data.
Reads loop diagrams, logic diagrams, and P&IDs.
Stroke valves and calibrates instrumentation per specifications.
Programmable logic control experience.
Reviews and re-writes procedures for instrumentation work.

Minimum High School or GED required.
Two-year degree/certificate from an Instrumentation training program/technical school required.
2+ years of experience working as an Instrument Technician in an industrial environment (e.g., refining, chemical, or power industries) preferred.
Strong communication skills.
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.).
Successful completion of a skills assessment.

Physical Requirements:
All Maintenance Craft positions work in various environmental conditions in the refinery, including but not limited to indoors such as maintenance shops, outdoors in open areas, process units, at heights, underground, and confined spaces. Must be able to stand, walk, lift and carry up to 50-pounds.

Instrumentation Technicians work in a safety-sensitive work environment must successfully complete a rigorous pre-employment assessment process, drug & alcohol screening, and a background check.

Technicians work a four-ten schedule and must be available for overtime.

Pay and Benefits
Starting rate is $48.88 per hour with highly competitive benefits including 401(k) and retirement. This is a represented position.

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

Anacortes WA Refinery
Job Requisition ID:
Location Address:
10200 West March Point Rd

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

Contact Person: Jake Richard
Location: Anacortes, WA
Application Method: Application online
Base Pay: $101,670.40

Posted on January 11, 2023

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