Join the Steamgard Team

Are you looking to join an organization where you are a member of a team, your efforts are recognized and rewarded? If this is you, STEAMGARD is looking for the brightest, most talented and motivated individuals to join our team. We reward high performance with personal and professional growth.

If one of the opportunities below matches your interests, qualifications and experience, then please send your resume, salary history and a cover letter to the Human Resources Department:

Email: info@steamgard.com  //  Fax: 847.913.8488  //  Mail: 730 Forest Edge Drive, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061 USA

Field Engineer

The Field Engineer visits customer facilities, studies utility data, facility profiles and steam system characteristics. Documents existing practices and investigates steam reduction measures and thermal efficiency improvements. Performs tests on the steam system and documents the post retrofit results. Participates in steam system retrofit projects and maintenance programs. Documents the results and presents case studies in appropriate trade and/or professional organizations.

Minimum Requirements

All of these requirements have to be met:

  • B.Sc. in Engineering or equivalent
  • Three years job experience
  • Fluent communication in English

Necessary Requirements

At least two of these have to be met:

  • M.Sc. in Engineering or equivalent
  • One year experience in facilities or plant engineering
  • One year experience in ESCO projects
  • One year in relevant technical field (i.e. controls, comfort heat steam equipment, process steam heating equipment, steam piping)

Optional Requirements

Preferred abilities:

  • Steam Piping and instrumentation design
  • Steam Piping and instrumentation construction
  • Familiarity with CAD and related software
  • Steam system testing, maintenance and repair

Project Engineer

The Project Engineer leads the technical team in visits to the customer facilities to perform steam system evaluations, including tests, and gathers all the necessary data to prepare an engineering report. Prepares documents and presents the engineering reports which show the findings, recommendations, their cost, benefits and anticipated payback. Supervises the retrofit projects, including commissioning and post retrofit review. Prepares and presents case studies to trade and/or professional organizations.

Minimum Requirements

All of these requirements have to be met:

  • B.Sc. in Engineering or equivalent
  • Five years job experience
  • Fluent communication in English

Necessary Requirements

At least 5 of these requirements have to be met:

  • P.E. registration
  • C.E.M. certification
  • M.Sc. in Engineering or equivalent
  • Certified Project Management training
  • Three years experience with steam systems
  • Three years experience in facilities or plant engineering
  • Three years experience in energy audits
  • Three years experience in an ESCO company
  • Three years in relevant technical field (i.e. controls, instrumentation, comfort heat steam equipment, process steam heating equipment, steam piping)

Optional Requirements

Preferred abilities:

  • Good knowledge of steam plant operations (i.e., institutional, power, chemical, petrochemical, food processing, etc.)
  • Trained in measurement and verification of steam system retrofit projects
  • Experience with ASHRAE steam system standards

Project Manager

The Project Manager leads global projects of technical teams performing steam system evaluations, conducting tests and gathering data of steam systems, and implementing steam system solutions. They will prepare and present to clients engineering report of findings, recommendations, and associated costs and benefits. Provide cost estimates and cost management of retrofit projects. Consult with clients to prepare project specifications, confer with management to discuss project specifications and procedures, and direct technical teams to implement solutions. Prepare technical papers and case studies for trade and professional organizations. Oversee project teams and supervise up to 10 project team members consisting of Project Engineers, Development Engineers, Steam Supervisors and Steam Technicians, and contractors. Complete projects involving: 1) developing steam system solutions for food processing industry, pharmaceutical industry, hospitals, universities, and power plants; 2) conducting tests and observations to develop estimates of steam consumption, efficiency and thermal quality of steam; 3) designing and selecting products to obtain optimum system and process performance of steam utilization and condensate return systems; 4) measuring and verifying energy savings of steam trap retrofit systems; and 5) implementing steam conservation projects. Travel 25-50% (with up to 20% international travel).

Minimum Requirements

All of these requirements have to be met:

  • B.Sc. in Engineering or equivalent
  • Four years of experience as an engineer in industrial steam systems environment

Necessary Requirements

Four (4) years of experience as an engineer in Industrial steam systems environment.

Must have work experience with each of the following:

  • Developing steam system solutions for the food processing industry, pharmaceutical industry, hospitals, and power plants;
  • Conducting tests and observations to develop estimates of steam consumption, efficiency and thermal quality of steam;
  • Designing and selecting products to obtain optimum system and process performance of steam utilization and condensate return systems;
  • Measuring and verifying energy savings of steam trap retrofit systems;
  • Implementing steam conservation projects.

Please send resume and cover letter to: employment@steamgard.com with “PM2016” in subject line.

Steam Technician

Performs surveys and tests on steam system piping and equipment. Works on retrofit projects and assists in commissioning, post retrofit and maintenance programs. Performs steam fitting tasks when required and trains outside contractors.

Minimum Requirements

All of these requirements have to be met:

  • Two years of college
  • Eight years job experience
  • Fluent communication in English

Necessary Requirements

At least 4 of these requirements have to be met:

  • Finish HVAC, boiler, steam fitting school
  • Three years experience in maintenance of steam systems
  • Three years experience in welding and brazing
  • Three years in construction of steam lines and instrumentation
  • Three years in installing and repairing steam process equipment
  • Three years in installing and repairing HVAC equipment
  • Three years of steam pipefitting
  • Three years of steam trap testing and repairs

Optional Requirements

Preferred abilities:

  • Familiarity with reading blueprints
  • Presentation skills
  • Familiarity with plant operations in institutions
  • Familiarity with plant operations in process plants

The Opportunity

We will reward consistently high performance with personal and professional growth. If these opportunities match your interests, qualifications and experience, we want to hear from you now. Please send your resume, salary history and a cover letter to Human Resources via:

Email: info@steamgard.com  //  Fax: 847.913.8488  //  Mail: 730 Forest Edge Drive, Vernon Hills, Illinois 60061 USA

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