Apply for this job now

Diesel Mechanic - $5k Sign On Bonus

Orla, Texas
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
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.

*$5000.00 SIGN ON BONUS "Rehire and Internal Employees please contact our Talent Acquisition team for full eligibility requirements" 

*Starting Pay Rate: Base Pay at $28.98-$36.01/ $94,817.92 - $117,811.27 Annually

*Housing Allowance of $1000/Month


This mechanic position provides daily preventative and corrective maintenance on our fleet of transports and trailers. This position is primarily responsible for the maintenance and repair of our crude oil transport fleet and will be located in Mason, TX.


  • Properly inspect and maintain trailers in compliance with all DOT requirements.
  • Keep all assigned vehicle maintenance files current including all DOT compliance-related documentation for mechanical work performed on transport vehicles.
  • Perform tire changes.
  • Perform or coordinate emergency maintenance, breakdown repairs on fleet vehicles.
  • Coordinate outside repairs on equipment, annual tanker certifications, inspections and documentation.
  • Maintain truck shop area, order parts, material, oils, lubricants, shop supplies.
  • Perform routine maintenance activities such as oil changes, air filter changes, power steering service, suspension system service, locking rear-ends, Roper pumps, brakes, wheel bearings and hubs, electrical system service and miscellaneous maintenance activities as needed.
  • Perform all preventative maintenance schedules on all assigned vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair crude oil transport trucks, tankers and semi-trailers.
  • Traveling: Up to 10% 


  • Previous petroleum industry experience is strongly desired.
  • Must have or become trained in OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard and be able to perform spill response duties, if required.
  • Must have a Commercial Driver's License with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements with a clean driving record.
  • A minimum of 6 years as a professional mechanic/technician with experience related to diesel engines and semi-trailers in oil and gas operations OR a combination of a mechanic certification and completion of a 2-year program at an accredited technical school, vocational school, or community college with coursework in truck mechanics with 4 years of relatable experience.
  • Ability to perform well in a team environment with other operations and staff personnel.
  • Ability to prioritize daily work schedules depending on operational requirements.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working effectively with little supervision
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform routine and corrective maintenance for all vehicles including braking systems and hydraulic and air systems for tractors and trailers.
  • Relocation considered.


For a complete list of benefits that we offer, please visit .

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


Mason TX

Additional locations:

Job Requisition ID:


Location Address:

3400 CR 441


Employee Group:

Full time

Employee Subgroup:


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 talentacquisition@ . 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

Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 674240794-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Marathon Petroleum
  • Location: Orla, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent