Application Engineer in Hauppauge, NY at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 2/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

15 Oser Ave Hauppauge New York 11788-3808

Why Valmont
 

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

How you will contribute


Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for an Application Engineer position for our Valmont Site Pro 1 Components Business.  Valmont Site Pro 1 is a distributor of wireless communication tower components.  We are looking for a highly driven individual that will provide a technical resource for the promotion and development of our marketplace presence within A & E organizations.  In addition, this position will require gaining the knowledge of sales trends and relevant Wireless Tower/Component product knowledge in conjunction with a structural engineering background for the technical understanding of product infrastructure.  Additionally, you will. . .


-          Build relationships with key architectural and engineering firms/clients

-          Explain benefits of our products to potential clients

-          Demonstrate how our products exceed those of competitors

-          Suggest modifications and/or adjustments to products that meet customer needs

-          Produce weekly reports on architectural and engineering industry activity for management team in an effort to identify industry trends

-          Provide a technical resource to both internal and external customer base

-          Provide engineering assistance on in-house projects as needed


What it takes


Required Qualifications

-          A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering; with a minimum of five years’ of structural engineering experience required

-          Minimum of two years of professional experience in interpreting customer specifications, customer needs and market/sales needs

-          Previous experience as a product representative or sales representative

-          Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Products including; Excel, Word and Outlook

-          Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD 2009 or later

-          Demonstrated strengths in interpersonal skills, including the ability to adapt and professionally communicate with a variety of people in a positive manner to build and cultivate lasting business relationships

-          The ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations

-          The ability to travel domestically from 50-70% of the time.

-          The desire to take the Professional Engineers exam within a year of starting.


Highly qualified candidates will also possess:

-          Prior knowledge of sales trends and relevant Wireless Tower/Component product

-          The ability to solve complex problems with high attention to detail and work in a fast-paced environment subject to specific deadlines

-          A person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results.

-          Possess a Professional Engineering License in any state.

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.

If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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