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Facilities Specialist - Marathon

Posted on: 05-Feb-2012

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Facilities Specialist

Position ID:  50514694 # Positions:  1
Location:  US-AK-Kenai Type:  Regular Full-Time
Category:  Operations
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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an international energy company engaged in exploration and production.

Marathon, which is based in Houston, Texas, currently has operations and interests in the United States, Angola, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, IKR (Iraqi Kurdistan Region), Libya, Norway, Poland and the United Kingdom.


Marathon is looking for an exceptional and highly motivated Facilities Specialist to develop their career in our operation in the Cook Inlet Region of Alaska. The position is located in Kenai, Alaska.


The successful candidate will work with Marathon employees, contractor employees, and vendors to optimize construction activities in a safe and environmentally sound manner.  Within Marathon, the position will work with the drilling, completions, production, land, regulatory, and HES teams. He/she will help coordinate construction efforts with the Production Operations group to maximize use of contractor resources, meet project schedules and maximize asset value. The candidate must be highly motivated and possess exceptional organizational and communication skills.


The candidate must be experienced in all aspects of onshore oilfield, civil and mechanical construction.   Candidate must be knowledgeable of applicable codes such as API 1104, AMSE B31.3/8, and 49 CFR 192.  Experience with OSHA construction standards including Fall Protection, LOTO, Hot Work, Confined Space Entry, and Excavation are required.

  • Supervises and directs contractors in the construction and commissioning of new production facilities and modifications to existing facilities with an emphasis on continued improvement and reliability.
  • Utilizes project management tools to plan and coordinate construction schedules and methods to meet milestones and budgetary limits. Assists in providing the associated cost estimates for the facility portions of projects.
  • Assists engineers in selection of vendors and contractors for the purchase of materials, equipment, and supplies, and contracting of engineering consultants, and specialized technical services and labor for each phase of a project.
  • Ensures that all aspects of construction are performed in a safe and environmentally sound manner and complies with all applicable local laws, codes and regulations, as well as in accordance with company guidelines, policies and standards.
  • Supports Marathon's HES Management Systems by involvement in activities to enhance performance in Health, Environmental, Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility.

- Degree required: None

- Computer Proficiencies:  Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project

- Experience required:  Minimum of 5 years experience in oilfield   construction supervision preferred.

- PMP Certification is a plus

- AWS CWI preferred

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