Gallup Refinery

Gallup refinery in New Mexico with mountains off in the distance

Step 1: Requirements for Working at the Refinery

Contract Employees must be enrolled in an MPC approved Drug and Alcohol Test program.

  • All Contract Employees must be enrolled in approved program
  • To obtain an account, please contact DISA’s Sales Department at 281-673-2530 or sales@disa.com. (This would only apply once your site is on DISA)
  • Contract Employees status must be tested in an the MPC approved program prior to coming onsite. Any Contract Employee not “green-lighted” will not be allowed onsite.

Contract Employees must pass a background security check from one of the following
background check providers: (These are the currently approved MPC background check providers)

  • DISA Global Solutions,
  • First Advantage,
  • Guidepost Solutions LLC,
  • S2 Verify

All contract workers must take and successfully complete the Refinery approved site-specific training prior to obtaining a Contractor Badge.

  • Federal/State Required Orientation: 
    • Navigate to https://www.arsc.net/locations and contact the closest safety council. Emails and websites are available. This will entail account creation. If there are any fees for the courses the contract company will be responsible. 
    • Gallup courses can also be taken on site free of charge. 
    • Gallup also accepts current OSHA 10/30 certification in lieu of Basic+
  • Site Specific Orientation: 
    • Site Orientation – Navigate to https://www.arsc.net/locations and contact the closest safety council. Emails and websites are available. This will entail account creation. If there are any fees for the courses the contract company will be responsible. 
    • Gallup courses can also be taken on site free of charge 24/7
    • Gallup Refinery Security Communication Center (SCC), (505)722-3833
      Email: KHNead@Marathonpetroleum.com
      Contact Ken Nead for training details 
    • Call or Register in person at the site SCC. Training provided on first come first served basis 
  • Permit to Work Training (Required for all Permit authorizers)
    • Date and Time: Every last Wednesday of the month at 8:00 AM
    • Location: Fire Station Classroom 
  • HF Alky Training 
    • Navigate to https://www.arsc.net/locations and contact the closest safety council. Emails and websites are available. This will entail account creation. If there are any fees for the courses the contract company will be responsible. 
    • Course can also be taken on site free of charge 

 

Contract workers will obtain their refinery access ID card at the Refinery Security & Badging office at the following address:

  • Onsite Security Communication Center (SCC) 
    • 92 Giant Crossing Way, Gallup NM, 87326 

The following is required and will be verified by Refinery Security prior to issuing the Refinery access ID card:

  • Drug & Alcohol testing compliance,
  • Background Check, and
  • Successful completion of the site-specific training

NOTE: Individuals must present a valid picture ID to receive their Refinery access ID card.

Contractor employees must always keep the Refinery Access ID Card in their possession while on Refinery Property.

Step 2: What to Know before Coming Onsite

  • Smoking prohibited except for designated areas.

Illegal drugs and unauthorized alcohol, weapons and unauthorized firearms are prohibited on refinery property. All individuals are subject to search while on company property.

  • Drug and alcohol policies are specific to your work scope and contract to work.
    Marathon Petroleum expects contracting companies to have a Drug & Alcohol Use policy in place.
  • Weapons are prohibited on Gallup Refinery properties.

Beards are prohibited within the refinery. Mustaches and short sideburns are permitted if they do not interfere with the facial seal of protective breathing devices.

  • The following PPE is required for entry into a process unit and/or tank farm area(s):
    • Hard Hat
    • Chemical Goggles – Available on Person
    • Safety Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
    • NFPA 2112 FR Clothing
    • Gloves - Min – Cut Level 3 Glove for General Duty Use
    • Personal H2S Monitor
    • Safety Toed Shoe with a defined heel

Certain areas/jobs may require additional PPE which shall be worn in accordance with posted signs or as stated on the Safe Work Permit.

NOTE: Contractor PPE is not supplied by Marathon Petroleum Company LP.

Safety One

Please view this video that best describes the fundamental pillars of MPC’s safety culture. If you have any questions or want more information please contact the Site Safety Supervisor for information.