Current Open Positions


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Electrical Engineer

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

PETRO GUARDIAN is seeking to staff an Electrical Engineer to perform lightning protection system engineering and design studies, develop electric infrastructure surge protection solutions for Petro Guardian clients, and manage the implementation of projects. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for overseeing the engineering and design of facility structural lightning protection, facility grounding system and electrical distribution surge protection systems. Managing the implementation of new construction projects, and resolving complex technical issues with all of the above.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Candidate will meet with clients to understand their infrastructure lightning related challenges, current and future protection needs and requirements and identify options that provides a solution to their needs
• Work with project teams (internal, external, client, subcontractor) to create conceptual design documents, drawings, and scope of work parameters for project solutions
• Perform engineering studies including lightning protection, static protection, arc flash, surge suppression, ground grid design, risk assessment, etc.
• Develop and manage project schedules and budgets to ensure projects remain on schedule, within scope and under budget
• Schedule and conduct pre-engineering and pre-construction onsite reviews with stakeholders
• Create and publish project meeting minutes and project update reports for both internal and client review
• Develop and manage detailed project schedules, critical paths, long lead time equipment orders
• Manage various engineering contractors and work with those contractors to ensure consistency and quality of design, delivery milestone dates and costs
• Review, evaluate, and approve engineering contractor design cost estimates on direct award and/or competitive bidding
• Review and approve Job Orders, Change Orders, and subcontractor and equipment vendor invoices
• Ensure engineering standards for projects are designed to NEC, NFPA, UL, IEEE, IEC and ANSI standards (and other standards as required) and that construction conforms to the standards
• Perform site inspections to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with engineering specifications, and possess the ability to make field engineering changes to resolve unforeseen circumstances
• Create and maintaining a safety conscious work environment by example and influencing others to follow safety protocols and safe work practices

Qualifications:

• Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
• Must have at least five years of engineering experience, including distribution engineering design, protection and control implementation, and arc flash studies
• Experience with ETAP or Milsoft software solutions
• Must have minimum of two years of experience leading cross-functional project teams (includes engineers, construction crews, operations personnel, business managers, etc.)
• Must be willing to travel as required by projects and assignments
• Must have excellent oral and written communications skills, and be customer focused to appropriately identify and respond to clients’ technical and business needs
• Must be a problem solver, with creative and innovative thinking
• Must have experience interfacing with electric utility companies
• Knowledge and understanding of transmission and distribution engineering, including routing issues, conductor selection, structure determination, plan and profile development, material specifications, etc.

Preferences:

• P.E License in Texas and New Mexico
• Experience providing services to oil and gas clients
• Experience working in an EPC role
• Experience with facility power distribution and grounding studies
• Experience with SCADA designs including modifications to RTU configurations and point list implementation
• Experience with Remote Terminal Unit (RTU), Intelligent Electronic Device (IED) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) technologies
• Experience with DNP 3, Modbus and other communications protocols
• Experience reviewing drawing and specification submissions by other engineers

Job Details
Employment: Full Time

Office: Lacombe, Louisiana

Job Function: Engineering, Consulting, Project Management

Industry: Oil & Energy


Please send resume to hr@petroguardian.com

Outside Sales

OUTSIDE SALES
OUTSIDE SALES

PETRO GUARDIAN is searching for an enthusiastic Outside Sales representative responsible for prospecting and generating new petroleum industry sales. This position requires meeting with petroleum operators at their offices and in the field to establish excellent long-term customer relationships, educate clients on the products and services we offer, and seek further opportunities through direct references and referrals. The outside sales rep will perform essential duties and responsibilities through professional customer service, teamwork, and our specific software programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Increase business by generating profitable sales with new and existing clients in onshore shale plays.
• Qualify prospects for new accounts and expand client database within a geographical territory via personal sales calls on a regular basis, cold calls, site visits, and direct coordination with contractors, channel partners, end-user clients, and service teams.
• Create project take offs & follow ups on quoted projects
• Meet personal and sales team goals including fiscal responsibilities, market, and company objectives
• Gather and report to management information regarding the company, competitors, pricing, products and current and future market trends as well as assists management in planning, tracking, and implantation of sales strategies for development of new markets
• Provide professional customer service for our customers along with outside sales support for all Divisions through telephone, email, and website correspondence
• Evaluate customers’ needs and build profitable long lasting relationships
• Educate new and existing customers on lightning protection systems
• Introduce and demonstrate new products and technologies to prospective clients and assigned accounts
• Work with Inside Sales teams to prepare quotes for customers
• Work with Inside Sales teams to build and strengthen long-term customer relationships
• Maintain proper training and certifications as required
• Provide back-up support and feedback as needed for Sales, Estimating, Design, and Project Management Departments
• Prioritize one’s own work. Anticipates potential problems, or opportunities for change. Sets and meets realistic deadlines. Forecasts changes and communicates current and projected issues
• Consult and provide advice, facilitate discussion and resolve conflict; establish trust; build and use cross‐functional relationships to accomplish objectives
• Understand and work within our specialized software
• Collect data, provide various reporting and support for management team
• Aid in the process of setting up new office locations in other states
• Aid in the training of additional Outside Sales individuals as needed
• Travel to and from office locations as needed
• Regularly meet with sales manager to discuss activities, feedback, market status & progress

Successful Candidates Will:

• Have a strong passion towards maintaining positive working relationships
• Possess a team oriented mindset towards company mission and vision
• Must have a high personal sense of accountability and customer service
• Maintain a mindset open to learning, personal growth, and teamwork
• Have an entrepreneurial mindset and need little direction to accomplish goals
• Be experienced in developing and executing successful sales strategies

Requirements & Skills:

• Travel 2 weeks/month for customer office and field meetings
• Experience in technical and/or industrial B to B sales
• Highly self-motivated and people oriented
• Strong communication skills (verbal/written)
• Persuasive, assertive, strong negotiation & closing skills
• Responsible, organized, with superior planning & time management skills
• High school diploma or equivalent, sales or industry based experience required with proven record of success
• Previous cold calling experience and 5+ years business to business sales experience
• Computer proficiency in Windows, Microsoft, & Salesforce CRM
• Must have reliable transportation with valid driver’s license & insurance and safe driving record
• Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to department or business needs

Location:
Office – Lacombe, Louisiana.

Reports to:
Sales Manager

Please send resume to hr@petroguardian.com

Installation Specialist

Lightning Protection Installation Specialist
LIGHTNING PROTECTION INSTALLATION SPECIALIST

Petro Guardian, LLC is seeking a Lightning Protection Installation Specialist. Petro Guardian is the leading lightning protection installation/manufacturing company in the south. We are a rapidly growing company looking for someone to grow with us.

Job Summary:

Our corporate mission is to provide a work environment that will reward our team members with above normal living means and provide long-term job security to our employees while maintaining our position as a world class engineering and manufacturing supplier/ installer of lightning protection materials.

Job Duties:

Hauling machinery/equipment (manlift) to and from field sites
Loading and unloading of manlift
Installation of lightning protection in the oil and gas industry in Midland, TX.

Requirements:

Out-of-state travel is expected and transportation will be provided.
You must be able to work out of an aerial lift.
Background checks are required and drug tests are given randomly on a regular basis.
Previous experience preferred, but not required as job training will be provided.
Basic construction and/or oil and gas experience preferred.
Must be able to pass DOT drug screen.

Certifications that would be helpful if you have, but will be provided by Petro Guardian as needed:
TWIC card, CPR, OSHA Basic Plus, Safeland/Safegulf, manlift operator, and H2S safety.

Please send resume to hr@petroguardian.com

Installation Specialist

Lightning Protection Installation Specialist
LIGHTNING PROTECTION INSTALLATION SPECIALIST

Petro Guardian, LLC is seeking a Lightning Protection Installation Specialist. Petro Guardian is the leading lightning protection installation/manufacturing company in the south. We are a rapidly growing company looking for someone to grow with us.

Job Summary:

Our corporate mission is to provide a work environment that will reward our team members with above normal living means and provide long-term job security to our employees while maintaining our position as a world class engineering and manufacturing supplier/ installer of lightning protection materials.

Job Duties:

Hauling machinery/equipment (manlift) to and from field sites
Loading and unloading of manlift
Installation of lightning protection in the oil and gas industry in Midland, TX.

Requirements:

Out-of-state travel is expected and transportation will be provided.
You must be able to work out of an aerial lift.
Background checks are required and drug tests are given randomly on a regular basis.
Previous experience preferred, but not required as job training will be provided.
Basic construction and/or oil and gas experience preferred.
Must be able to pass DOT drug screen.

Certifications that would be helpful if you have, but will be provided by Petro Guardian as needed:
TWIC card, CPR, OSHA Basic Plus, Safeland/Safegulf, manlift operator, and H2S safety.

Please send resume to hr@petroguardian.com

Join the Petro Guardian Team

Petro Guardian is a dynamic workplace. Our team members are valued, well-compensated and fit our culture of customer focused service. Excellence, pride in a job well done and an insistence on quality are the only traits we single out in our search for team members. No matter what you believe or where you come from, if you possess these traits, we may have a home for you.