Brent Jones is the Vice President in charge of operations for Pioneer Oil Company. As the son of Donald Jones, he came on board to assist with the development of the fabricating operations of the company. 

Brent soon applied his skills at welding to fabricating custom equipment to support the Oil Production effort. Today, nearly all major equipment in the Franklin fleet was either assembled from the chassis on up or has been customized in some form by the highly skilled Brent Jones.