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Barker Lemar Companies

1801 Industrial Circle

West Des Moines, Iowa 50265



Barker Lemar Petroleum Services (BLPS) provides industry expertise to assist clients across the Midwest with petroleum equipment purchases, installation, maintenance, repairs, and compliance needs.  We are seeking a Petroleum Sales Representative to strengthen our professional team to drive corporate expansion targets.
This position will identify, assess and help to develop value-creating opportunities that support Barker Lemar’s goal to be a Midwest leader in Petroleum Service and Sales. Petroleum Sales Representatives are responsible for identifying potential clients and collaboration partners in the industry; establishing key account relationships and coordinate with marketing and department teams to implement business development initiatives.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following. Additional duties may be assigned.

  • ​​Responsible for identifying new market areas and new clients and working those ideas personally or passing along to the Business Development team. Seek out and develop additional project opportunities and prepare proposals to fund growth.

  • Establish and maintain strong client and regulatory relationships. Involved in existing and new client business development activities. Provide marketing support including trade show attendance, client meetings, and development of written materials including newsletter articles and materials for marketing.

  • Maintain current knowledge of regulatory changes that affect our business and clients. Attend meetings and be on task forces and subcommittees as required to meet this goal.

  • Travel throughout assigned territory to call on established and prospective clients. This activity includes both personal visits and contact by phone.

  • Develop a list of prospective clients by market in order to schedule appointments.

  • Follow up sales leads generated from trade shows, marketing campaigns, website and other sources.

  • Work closely with both Business Development and Operations personnel to offer and execute creative ideas for new business services and other expansion opportunities.


  • HS Diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a petroleum sales position.

  • Thorough knowledge of petroleum equipment, of a variety of manufacturers, and equipment functions. 

  • Pre-employment drug screen and physical are required

  • Clean driving record

We are proud to offer our full-time eligible employees:

​                •   Competitive Pay                                         •   Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance
                •   Vision Discount Plan                                  •   Retirement Plan with Company Contribution
                •   Life Insurance                                             •   Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
                •   Flexible Spending Account                       •   Tuition Reimbursement
                •   Paid Vacation & Holidays