Sunbelt Rentals Outside Sales / Sales Engineer - Climate Control in Houston, Texas

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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!

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JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

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.

Climate Control is a specialty division of Sunbelt Rentals that is the leading provider of temporary, portable, supplemental, large scale, and emergency cooling, heating, and dehumidification equipment. Sunbelt Rentals can help you with your temperature control needs for commercial, construction, and industrial requirements. Our portable and larger packaged cooling and heating systems, coupled with the expertise of our team, can provide permanent or temporary solutions across a wide range of sectors.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Calls 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 offered

  • Travels throughout entire assigned sales region to call on existing and new customers to understand needs and solicit orders

  • Prospects, identifies and qualifies future customers in person, over the phone and arranges scheduled binder presentations to establish new accounts

  • Negotiates contracts with customers for the rental and sale of Topp Portable Air product/services and closed the deal

  • Develops and exploits new and existing markets to increase revenue. Cultivates territory by cold calling on targeted customer base and follows up on company generated leads

  • Effective communication must be demonstrated as both written, verbal skills and dealing and closing skills are important to the success of this position

  • Reviews blueprints, plans, and other customer documents to develop and prepare cost estimates

  • Tracks bid results and reviews monthly rentals and sales of equipment to provide feedback as to the overall success and effectiveness to Regional Manager

  • Effectively maintains and updates contact through ACT! database

  • Identifies customer needs and prepares a proposal and presentation of our services that will partner with the customer to meet their needs

  • Is 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 coverage

  • Supports service by participating in delivering and installing equipment for our customers (as needed)

  • Learns all technical aspects of equipment, function and appropriate applications

  • Provides technical service and training to customers relating to use, operation and maintenance of equipment

  • Assists the billing department to help secure customer payment for sales

  • Occasional overnight travel or irregular work schedule at certain times of the year (as needed)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong project management, new business development and customer retention skills a must.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management.

  • Prior technical knowledge within the specific line of business within Sunbelt Rentals, strongly preferred

Gear up for an exciting career!

Sunbelt Rentals is one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America. Backed by a national network, Sunbelt successfully services a variety of customers - from those in the commercial, residential, industrial, municipal, and specialized service industries, to weekend do-it-yourselfers. Sunbelt’s extensive fleet exceeds $4.0 billion and includes general construction equipment, industrial tools, pumps and power generation equipment, trench shoring, scaffolding, remediation & restoration equipment, and more.

Specialty Divisions and Market Segment Focus:

Designed to serve distinct customer segments requiring a high level of technical expertise, Sunbelt Rentals offer a highly diversified product mix, as well as trained experts.

  • Climate Control Services

  • Industrial Services

  • Tools & Equipment

  • Oil & Gas Services

  • Pile Driving Services

  • Pump & Power Services

  • Scaffold Services

  • Remediation and Restoration

  • Flooring Solutions

  • Facility Maintenance

Sunbelt Safety & Training:

Central to our company’s policies and practices is our focus on the safety of our customers and employees. We offer comprehensive safety programs dedicated to scaffolding, aerial work platforms and forklifts. In addition, all Sunbelt employees undergo mandatory worker safety programs administered by location managers and those who operate company vehicles complete a safe driving program. Learn More

Why Work Here?

At Sunbelt Rentals, we place enormous value on the welfare and commitment of our employees as well as the superior level of service they provide for our customers. All our employees benefit from extensive on-the-job training which is amongst the best in the industry. Our advancement opportunities are why many of our staff remain with us throughout their careers. A career with Sunbelt Rentals means diversity, teamwork, recognition for exceptional performance, and room to grow!

We are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental/Vision coverage

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • And many more

Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran