Construction Sales Representative (Fire Alarm) in Schaumburg, IL at Ahern

Date Posted: 8/7/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Fire Alarm Construction Sales Representative for our Chicagoland region, based out of our Schaumburg office.  Building a first class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for its number one asset, employees. You owe it to yourself to find out what Ahern has to offer!

How you will contribute:
This is a great opportunity to showcase your sales skills while playing a key role in acquiring profitable fire alarm work in construction (80%) and service (20%) for the Chicagoland area by working with customers and other internal team members. Specifically, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with electrical and general contractors as well as end users. 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 you need to qualify:
Ahern will help make the most of your 5+ years of experience working in fire alarm and the technical knowledge that comes with that.  Prior experience estimating in a construction environment is also highly desirable.  Experience may have been attained through other related roles such as field work, design, or project management. Being self-motivated 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!

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 is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.

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