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Lab Technician

Marathon Petroleum

Marathon Petroleum

Anacortes, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

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 Anacortes, WA Refinery has an opening for a qualified Lab Technician. This position is full-time, salaried non-exempt in a 24-7 lab. This is a 7 on 7 off schedule shift, rotating days and nights. A typical work week will be Friday through Thursday with a start time of 6 o’clock. Overtime may be required. See key responsibilities below.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but are not limited to):

  • Prepare standards, calibrate, troubleshoot, maintain, and repair instrumentation.
  • Prepare chemical reagents needed to perform routine testing.
  • Perform physical and chemical testing on various hydrocarbon samples using a variety of techniques.
  • Utilize and understand how to use a basic LIMS system.
  • Run proper QC and maintain records per lab protocols.
  • Understand and maintain laboratory documentation practices.
  • Perform required environmental testing for wastewater permits and generate the necessary reports.
  • Perform special projects and testing as assigned by Lead Chemist and/or Laboratory Day Foreman.
  • Perform daily QC checks on lab instrumentation to ensure quality assurance.
  • Trains Laboratory Technicians in the use of instruments/new methods.
  • Be responsible for making hand blends to perform routine or special testing.
  • Be responsible for reporting data with accuracy and precision.


  • Bachelors degree required with at least four college chemistry courses and two college chemistry labs.
  • One year or more of analytical laboratory experience preferred
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the testing methods and chemical substance used in a refining lab is ideal.
  • A valid driver's license and ability to pass an MVR is required.

**Relocation is not available for this position**

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Anacortes WA

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Pay Min/Max:

$57,300.00 - $85,900.00



Location Address:

7969 N Texas Rd

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Employee Group:

Full time

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