Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Fire Protection Sales Project Manager to drive growth within the Davenport, Iowa area. Building a first class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through upholding honest and fair work practices, being committed 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:
Leverage your persuasion and relationship management skills through developing and growing a customer base. Apply your project management abilities through performing preliminary design and calculations for the bid estimates, preparing pricing for materials, labor, freight, and fabrication, seeking out competitive vendors and services to assure that Ahernâs fire protection projects are competitively bid. You will also be responsible for preparing scope and quotation letters for customers, maintaining monthly estimate logs, meeting with management on a regular basis to discuss current estimating backlog and due dates, participating in turnover meetings as required, and assisting with any follow-up information with the customer as is requested, assuming an active role in managing the projects in conjunction with the designer and construction superintendent.
What you need to qualify:
Ahern will make the most out of your five plus years of sales and project management experience within fire protection industry. You will stand out if you have prior experience bidding work and strong understanding of estimating. Knowledge of how to calculate systems using HydraCAD is preferred. Must have excellent communication, customer service and organizational skills; the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. NICET certification is preferred.
BS or Equiv.
Whatâs in it for you?
Working for the 25th largest mechanical contractor in the United States comes with many perks. The Companyâs commitment to excellence extends beyond the outstanding customer satisfaction ratings and numerous safety awards. The Company extends this commitment by passing 40% of profits back to employees through bonus programs, 401k with a strong company match, and profit sharing. Ahernâs health benefits package ranks in the top 25% of all plans nationally. Ahernâs wellness program 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!
Equal Opportunity Employer