Sales Engineer

Employer
Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.
Location
Capitol Heights, MD
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
Engineer, Sales
Industry
Engineering, Other
Hours
Full Time
Join Our Team!Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYSales EngineerAre you seeking an entrepreneurial, empowering workplace that allows you to:* Develop a career track* Leverage your current skills while developing new skills* Work with an incredible team of peopleSunbelt Rentals--the fastest growing rental business in North America--is seeking a Sales Engineer. Sales Engineers are responsible for ensuring that they provide optimal equipment for a particular setting without creating wasteful overruns for the customer, while also ensuring that the recommendations meet the needs of the building/project.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESCalls on management representatives such as facilities managers, engineers, project managers, and other professional and technical personnel at construction, commercial, industrial and other establishments to convince prospective client of desirability and practicability of products and services offeredTravels throughout entire assigned sales region to call on existing and new customers to understand needs and solicit ordersProspects, identifies and qualifies future customers in person, over the phone and arranges scheduled binder presentations to establish new accountsNegotiates contracts with customers for the rental and sale of Top Portable Air product/services and closed the dealDevelops and exploits new and existing markets to increase revenue. Cultivates territory by cold calling on targeted customer base and follows up on company generated leadsEffective communication must be demonstrated as both written, verbal skills and dealing and closing skills are important to the success of this positionReviews blueprints, plans, and other customer documents to develop and prepare cost estimatesTracks bid results and reviews monthly rentals and sales of equipment to provide feedback as to the overall success and effectiveness to Regional ManagerEffectively maintains and updates contact through ACT! databaseIdentifies customer needs and prepares a proposal and presentation of our services that will partner with the customer to meet their needsIs available for after-hour and emergency calls on evenings and weekends via company provided Nextel phone.Coordinates with Regional Manager when not available to maintain effective customer coverageSupports service by participating in delivering and installing equipment for our customers (as needed)Learns all technical aspects of equipment, function and appropriate applicationsProvides technical service and training to customers relating to use, operation and maintenance of equipmentAssists the billing department to help secure customer payment for salesOccasional overnight travel or irregular work schedule at certain times of the year (as needed)QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEThis position requires a strong technical or mechanical background along with the ability to learn engineering concepts. Also required is the maintenance of a driving record free from points or tickets.Passes Fundamentals of Air Conditioning Technical and Sales test with a 90% score or betterA four year college level degree is preferred for this position or one to two years of experience in the sales/service industry.The physical demands of this role require bending, squatting, crouching, reaching, lifting 50 pounds or more, and working indoors/outdoors when required by the job. The above description is not a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to comply with applicable laws. Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and any other protected class.Gear up for an exciting career!If a current Sunbelt Rentals employee has referred you for an employment opportunity please notify them that you are applying for this position. In order for the employee to get a referral bonus they need to contact their regional recruiter.

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