The Company

Phillips Tank & Structure (PTS) is a growing, team-oriented nationwide company with headquarters located in Braddock, Pennsylvania, just outside of the City of Pittsburgh. We have over 130 employees and specialize in designing, engineering, repairing, and constructing above-ground metal storage tanks and related structures. We have active projects in various industries, such as petroleum, power, chemical and renewable fuels markets throughout the United States. Phillips Tank utilizes state-of-the-art 3D modeling software to produce detailed design and fabrication drawings that are the best in the industry. PTS utilizes Total Quality Management (TQM) principals to drive continuous improvement and provide unparalleled services in the storage tank industry.

Core Principles


The primary expectation for all employees at PTS is to focus on service. We are called to serve our customers as well as our co-workers and suppliers. We endeavor to build a cohesive team of employees who care about the well-being of the group.​

Planning and Problem Solving

Planning and problem solving should be utilized to achieve productivity. We will strive every day to be organized and efficient in our approach. We will always look for better ways to achieve results rather than propagating inefficient or inaccurate methods.

Personal Development

Every employee should assist in development of co-workers just as each employee should pursue their own personal development. Mentor and teammate relationships lay the groundwork for future growth and rewards.



PTS is a member of the following compliance networks:


2018: Marathon "Elite Contract Business Partner"

2017: Marathon "Elite Contract Business Partner"

2016: Marathon "Elite Contract Business Partner"

2014: Colonial Pipeline "Contractor Safety Champion"


Leonard Phillips, P.E., Founder & President

Before founding PTS in 2012, Mr. Phillips began his career in the above-ground storage tank industry in 1994 as a Site Engineer with Pitt-Des Moines (PDM), a large industrial engineering and construction company specializing in storage tank construction. Over nearly two decades in the business, Mr. Phillips has worked as an Engineer, Estimator, Project Manager, Engineering Manager and Vice President for some of the largest tank-builders in the United States. Mr. Phillips holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University of Ithaca, NY, where he graduated with distinction in 1994, and holds the following certifications:

Jeffrey K. Sassic, Vice President & General Counsel

Before joining the company in 2014, Mr. Sassic was an attorney in a law firm having one of the largest construction practice groups in the Pittsburgh region. Mr. Sassic has nearly a decade of experience as a litigator, and concentrated his practice in construction, surety, commercial, and business law matters. He earned his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Sassic was a manufacturing engineer for a Fortune 500 company that manufactured electrical products, and successfully completed its Manufacturing Development Program. Mr. Sassic earned a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 2000.


Main Office

13A Talbot Ave

Braddock, PA 15104

(412) 315-7963

Other Offices

Braddock, PA (Design/Engineering Office)

Houston, TX (Branch Office)

Kailua, HI (Branch Office)

Signal Hill, CA (Branch Office)


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13A Talbot Ave

Braddock, PA 15104

(412) 315-7963

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