Roofing Technical Representative

Employer
Sika Corporation
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Roofing Technical Representative Virginia Job Description The Technical Service Representative is responsible for monitoring the installation of Sarnafil Roof Systems to ensure correct application procedures are followed. This is an outdoor position that requires extensive traveling to job sites. This individual performs warranty inspections and conducts training sessions for roofing contractor personnel. Field Reports and various administrative reports are required on a regular basis. The ideal candidate resides in District of Colombia, Northern Virginia area. Project locations will be in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia. The Candidate must be able to work independently, be comfortable with people, and have the requisite manual dexterity to be able to teach installation techniques. The Technical Service Representative reports to the Region Technical Manager.The responsibilities include:* Training of applicators to properly and efficiently install Sarnafil roofing and waterproofing systems in an effort to ensure quality and contractor profitability. Provide training to others as needed.* Overseeing the application process by attending job starts and performing in-progress project visits to monitor and enforce proper installation. Assure that application is in accordance with good roofing practices and Sarnafil specifications through documentation with field reports. Help to resolve installation problems and issues as they arise.* Conducting final inspections for technical acceptance for warranty issuance.* Act as the liaison between the applicator, General contractor, consultant, architect, building owner, and Sarnafil during the installation process.* Advising Technical Manager concerning progress, issues, problems project needs.* Assist Sales and others with pre-job meetings, roof surveys, and warranty claim issues.* Following up on leak and warranty claim calls, and complete necessary Sarnafil repairs as needed.* Inspection of existing Sarnafil roofs for warranty transfers, warranty extensions, and annual inspections.* Participation in job meetings with contractors, architects, building owners, Sarnafil sales personal and applicators* Meeting with maintenance men and or building owners to review maintenance items.* Cut samples* Hot air welding, manually and with a hand welder* Supporting Sales, Marketing, and Technical departments with miscellaneous items as needed including, but not limited to, trade shows, provide, models, field tests, roof tours, etc.* Follow company environmental and safety policies. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills: * High School Diploma, preferably Associate degree* 2-5 years of work experience in the roofing industry* Technical knowledge of single-ply roof membrane installation, ideally Sarnafil* Ability to make independent, sound business decisions* Good written and verbal communication skills* Ability to travel extensively within the region, some overnight travel required(via car, train and plane) * Computer literacy (Lotus Notes Email, Word, Excel)* Valid driver's license in good standingPhysical Requirements:This position will require manual dexterity and strength to install the company's materials with the appropriate tools and equipment:* This position will require sitting, walking and standing * Ability to set up, carry, and lower ladders * Ability to climb staircases, ladders, including vertical ladders in elevated heights and high-rises* Occasional bending, pushing, pulling and putting pressure on material * No fear of heights* Adequate vision* Ability to lift material of up to 50 pounds