Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Regional Special Hazards Construction Sales Representative within Ahern's Fire Systems and Equipment team. The territory is Iowa and Nebraska. This position can be based out of our Davenport, Des Moines, Omaha or remote. This team is one of the fastest growing business units in the organization and there has never been a better time to contribute to that success! Founded in 1880, Ahern has built a first class reputation by upholding honest and fair work practices, being committed to conducting business ethically, and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees.
How you will contribute:
This is a great opportunity to showcase your sales skills while playing a key role in acquiring profitable special hazards work for the company by working with customers and other internal sales members. You will review bid requests and gather drawings/specs, build estimates, and prepare proposals. You will be responsible for providing timely and accurate estimates within the specifications and customer requirements of each project. The Construction Sales Representative is a technical expert and is therefore a key participant in bid/no bid decisions, in partnership with management.
What's in it for you?
Working for the 19th largest mechanical contractor in the United States comes with many perks. The Company has a commitment to excellence that extends beyond our outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing a significant amount of profits back to employees through bonus programs, and generous 401K match. Ahern has a health benefits package that ranks in the top 25% of all plans nationally. Ahern also has a wellness program that was designed to keep employees and their families happy and healthy. Significant investment in employee training programs, advancement opportunities, educational assistance, and flexible work schedules have helped Ahern stand out above others in the industry. Experience for yourself why Ahern has been voted the Best Place to Work!
Ahern will help make the most of your 5+ years of experience working in special hazards. Prior experience estimating in a construction environment is also highly desirable. Experience may have been attained through other related roles such as design, project management, or sales. Strong mathematical aptitude is essential. You can stand out above other candidates by demonstrating the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment. A commitment to providing exceptional customer service, maintaining cutting edge industry knowledge and being able to execute tasks with a great amount of detail will be crucial. If you are ready to demonstrate this expertise, Ahern wants you!
Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.