Sr. Terminal Automation Specialist - San Antonio, TX

San Antonio, Texas
17 May 2019
21 May 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Location Name: San Antonio, TX
Job/Requisition ID: 55785
Location Address: 19100 Ridgewood Park, San Antonio, TX, United States (US), 78259
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Demonstrates ability to resolve problems of a difficult nature and successfully work with customers and support groups to expedite problem resolution. Adjust to a transforming environment, communicate effectively and adapt to urgent issues.

Core Duties:

§ Deliver service and support to end-users.

§ Interact with customers to provide and process information in response to automation issues, inquires, concerns, and requests.

§ Accurately process and record transactions using designated tracking software.

§ Follow standard processes and procedures.

§ Identify and escalate priority issues per customer specifications;

§ Maintains historical records by documenting hardware and software changes and revisions.

§ 24/7 on-call rotation.

§ Possesses, acquires, and maintains the technical/professional expertise required to do the job effectively and to create effective customer solutions. Technical/professional expertise is demonstrated through problem solving and applying technical knowledge.

§ Maintains stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

§ Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; developing and sustaining productive customer relationships.

§ Maximizes use of terminal automation software by training and answering customers and other end users.

§ Problem Solving, Presenting Technical Information, Process Improvement, Software Maintenance and Software Testing.

§ Understand and coordinate the customer, carrier, product setup in the automation systems.

§ Technical experience of communication between load rack hardware and Terminal automation system.

§ Mentors technical services staff.
  • Travel up to 50% (Average 30%, but driven by project schedule /workload)

Job Requirements:
  • Technical or Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering or 10+ years of automation/field/operator experience.
  • 10yrs work experience as field support or technical support
  • Intricate knowledge and familiarity with Asphalt, Crude oil, Refined products and NGL load rack or batching operations.
  • Basic knowledge of SQL or Oracle programming
  • Proficient in G3 and TMS5 TAS system configuration and support for field applications
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of relevant software computer applications and equipment
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices;
  • Effective listening skills
  • Willingness to work with others
  • Multi-tasking capabilities
  • Account data setups
  • Product data setup
  • Testing/Evaluation of G3/TMS5 TAS systems and data flow to hosted systems
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Proficient in asphalt terminal operations, including emulsion blending systems
  • Truck Rack troubleshooter - loading/unloading
  • Resolve Inventory issues
  • Carrier issues
  • Proficiency in solenoid and control valve tuning
  • Transaction issues
  • Facility reconciliation
  • Provide start up and commissioning support

Marathon Petroleum Company LP ("MPC") is an equal employment opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Supervisor: Dale Wotipka
Division: Andeavor Logistics-President's Staff (27000403)
Department: [[req_OrgLevel4]]
Area: [[req_OrgLevel5]]
Internal Posting End Date: 05/20/2019
Job Function:
Travel Expected:
Driver's License Required: [[req_license]]

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio
Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Database, Oracle, SQL, Engineering, Technology

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