Technical Sales Engineer (Remote) in , CO at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 11/20/2023

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Job Description

Remote Office Remote Office Colorado 99999

Why Valmont

We’re Here to Move the World Forward.

Valmont impacts millions of people around the world every day, yet they might not realize the many ways. Our technology is helping feed the growing population, supplying the world with more reliable energy and access to renewables, enhancing connectivity in remote and urban locations to create a sustainable future and so much more. Simply put, Valmont is advancing agricultural productivity and reimagining vital infrastructure to make life better.

Join a Fortune 1000 company that respects hard work, honors diversity and invests in our employees as we focus on creating the world of tomorrow, today. We are the modern workforce. Are you ready to move the world forward? Apply now.

The ideal candidate will have pertinent experience in the transportation industry. This is a remote opportunity, covering the NW/West Region.

A Brief Summary of This Position:

This role as an Individual Contributor serves as a technical sales representative dedicated to enhancing and expanding our presence in Engineering organizations and among our customer base. Furthermore, the position involves acquiring in-depth knowledge of new products to effectively pinpoint opportunities in the market and enhance customer support. The ideal candidate possesses product expertise in short-span bridge structures, complemented by a background in structural engineering to ensure a comprehensive understanding of product infrastructure. Additionally, the individual is well-versed in the procurement processes of products within the transportation and construction marketplace.

Essential Functions:  

• Directly reporting to the Business Development Director for U-BEAMTM Bridge Systems, this position does not oversee any direct or indirect reports.

• Involves up to 50% domestic travel, including overnight stays, with the requirement for travel initially set at approximately 30% and the possibility of an increase of up to 50%, depending on business demands and the employee's location.

• Cultivates relationships with key engineering firms and clients.

• Offers customer specification support to strategically position Valmont for future quotation and order successes.

• Illustrates how our products surpass those of competitors.

• Recommends modifications or adjustments to products or customer documents to align with customer needs.

• Generates weekly reports detailing activities and opportunities within specified focus areas.

• Serves as a technical resource for both internal and external customer bases.

• Provides engineering assistance in crafting customer specifications.

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Desired bachelor’s degree, coupled with over 6 years of pertinent experience in the transportation industry.
  • Proven professional background in deciphering customer specifications, understanding customer needs, and addressing market/sales requirements.
  • Previous track record of presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences, including engineers.
  • Proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret technical procedures and government regulations.
  • This position requires approximately 30% domestic travel, with the potential for travel to increase up to 50%, contingent upon business demands and the employee's location.

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in structural engineering.
  • Possession of a PE (Professional Engineer) Certification.
  • Prior familiarity with sales trends and pertinent knowledge in the bridge industry.

Working Environment and Physical Efforts:

Work is typically performed in an office setting.  The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings.    The environment is fast-paced and demanding most of the time. This position requires around 30% domestic travel, but travel can be up to 50% based on business needs and employee location.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer.  The employee is occasionally required to move about the office.  Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrist rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Minimum base of $83,700 and max of $136,575.


Valmont offers employees and their families a comprehensive Total Wellbeing benefit package to ensure their individual and family’s overall wellness needs are met. Some offerings are dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location and can include the following:

  • Healthcare (medical, prescription drugs, dental and vision)

  • 401k retirement plan with company match

  • Paid time off

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • Employer paid short-term and long-term disability including maternity leave

  • Work Life Support

  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $5,250 per year

  • Voluntary programs like tobacco cessation, Type 2 diabetes reversal, one-on-one health coaching, mortgage services and more

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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