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Title:  Construction Sales Representative (Fire Alarm & Special Hazards)


St. Louis, MO

Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Sales Representative (Fire Alarm & Special Hazards) within our Ahern Fire Protection  working out of our St Louis, MO office. In 2021, Ahern was ranked as the #1 specialty contractor in WI and in the top 15% of specialty contractors across the US. Building this 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 and 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 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 Associate Degree, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience, working in the Fire Alarm and/ or Special Hazards product line.  Prior experience estimating in a construction environment is also highly desirable.  Experience may have been attained through other related role 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!


What's in it for you?

Ahern 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 20% 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/remote 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.


Nearest Major Market: St Louis