Employment Opportunities at Northstar Industries2019-02-28T21:30:15+00:00

Employment Opportunities at Northstar Industries

Construction Superintendent

Job Description

Northstar Industries, LLC (Northstar) offers unique turnkey natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) solutions, housing both engineering & design and manufacturing in one facility while offering full construction management and field services. Northstar strives to work as a partner with our clients to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective products and value-added professional services while providing a secure, challenging and rewarding workplace for our employees. Workplace culture plays a key role in the successes of the company and Northstar seeks only those individuals who are self-motivated, team players, take pride in their work and hold themselves accountable.

Northstar is seeking a Construction Superintendent to supervise field construction activities and to provide on-site management for the construction of Natural Gas (NG) stations, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) handling facilities and other construction related projects.

Basic/Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or other technical related discipline.
  • 5-10 years of work experience in the Natural Gas industry with at least five (5) years of relevant construction experience.
  • Experience supervising crew labor with varying skill types.
  • Ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings and maps.
  • Working knowledge of applicable gas industry codes and standards (49 CFR Part 192, 49 CFR Part 193, ASME B31.3, ASME B31.8).
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with computer applications such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, etc.).
  • OSHA 30 and industry safety training.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or other technical related discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
  • Must have demonstrated excellent human relations, influencing, communications and listening skills to deal effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and prioritize work in a timely manner.
  • Capable of multi-tasking numerous projects at once and working within deadlines.
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with multi-discipline teams to achieve goals.
  • Project management training and experience.

Travel

Frequent travel and overnight stays within the continental United States with long term assignments (up to and possibly exceeding 6 months) required.

 

Responsibilities

The Construction Superintendent is responsible for the following:

  • Ensuring all company: Safety, Health, Project Management, and Environmental Policies/Procedures/Standards are implemented and adhered to.
  • Assist the Project Manager in developing, monitoring, and executing the Project Execution Plan throughout the Project Life-Cycle.
  • Scheduling and coordinating subcontractors and vendors to conform to project schedules.
  • Providing daily updates and reports to the project team.
  • Identify out of scope work and assisting the Project Manager in Change Management throughout the Project Life-Cycle.
  • Assist the Assistant Project Manager in updating Project Schedules on a weekly basis.
  • Tracking and coordination of deliveries at specified times to conform to project schedules.
  • Maintaining as-built drawings via Bluebeam.
  • Gathering and recording all necessary QA/QC documentation.

Working Conditions 

This is a medium work position requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The work requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, lifting, fingering, grasping and repetitive motions. The worker will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, hazards, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to blood borne pathogens and will be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.


Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Northstar Industries, LLC (Northstar) offers unique turnkey natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) solutions, housing both engineering & design and manufacturing in one facility while offering full construction management and field services. Northstar strives to work as a partner with our clients to provide safe, reliable and cost-effective products and value-added professional services while providing a secure, challenging and rewarding workplace for our employees. Workplace culture plays a key role in the successes of the company and Northstar seeks only those individuals who are self-motivated, team players, take pride in their work and hold themselves accountable.

Under the general direction and supervision of the Manager of Electrical Engineering & Control Systems Design, the Electrical Engineer performs engineering duties associated with the design of power & control systems for natural gas metering & pressure regulating, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and/or compressed natural gas (CNG) handling systems. S/he is responsible for ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current regulations, codes, and policies.

Basic/Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of electrical system design experience in the utility or power industry.
  • FE/EIT Certification.

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license.
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, etc., and AutoCAD.
  • Experience with designing electrical & control systems (hazardous area experience preferred) including:
    • SCADA systems (as they relate to the pipeline or municipal industries);
    • PLC logic, operation & programming;
    • Low voltage control systems;
    • Grounding; and
    • Cathodic protection.
  • Working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC) as it relates to:
    • General wiring practices,
    • Branch circuits,
    • Motors,
    • Lighting,
    • Low to medium voltage single and three-phase power services,
    • Circuit protection,
    • Wiring and installation of devices in hazardous locations,
    • Intrinsically safe wiring, and
  • Project Management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and prioritize work in a timely manner.
  • Capable of multi-tasking numerous projects at once and working within deadlines.
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with multi-discipline teams to achieve goals.

Travel

Travel required within the U.S. as the job requires (potentially up to 25% of the time).

Responsibilities

The Electrical Engineer may be responsible for the following:

  • Sizing and specifying of power & control systems and related equipment (transformers, MCC, generators, instrumentation, etc.);
  • Directing the work of Engineering Technicians and Designer/Drafters in the preparation of power & control system design and drawings;
  • Tracking of project progress during fabrication and construction, and providing technical support;
  • Performing field engineering activities during construction and commissioning (as needed); and
  • Leading the performance of facility factory acceptance tests (FAT).

Please send resumes to Sarah Spero at hr@northstarind.com. Thank you for your interest.

Northstar Industries aims to continuously provide equal opportunities throughout employment, extending to the recruitment, training, and development stages of employees. Diversity, inclusiveness and respect are integral parts of our everyday management and work.  We strive to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people, regardless of their background, and make best use of their capabilities. We are guided by our values in everything we do and recognize that being a diverse company helps us fulfil our responsibility to make a difference for individuals.