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Sales Engineer (Stormwater)-Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA, US, 92316

Oldcastle Infrastructure



Job ID:  256239



Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.


Job Summary


Torrent Resources is seeking a Sales Engineer to support our growing Southern California territory. The individual will be responsible for selling Torrent Resources MaxWell® drywells and additional drilling applications for stormwater products. The role will build and preserve relationships with key contacts. Daily activities will include take-offs, estimating, follow-ups and project management.  This position requires local travel for in person interactions with contractors, municipalities and other related contacts.


Job Responsibilities


  • Develop relationships and maintain continuous contact with the general contractor and engineering contractor community within Southern California in support of products through product presentations, drop ins, project meetings, public meetings, trade shows, etc.
  • Perform take-offs from construction plans, create estimates for proposals, follow up on outstanding bids, negotiate sales and manage project through completion.
  • Educate contractors on key benefits and how to take advantage of MaxWell drywell’s versatility to meet project drainage requirements.
  • Perform detailed analysis of each project to ensure bid meets project goals.
  • Stay informed about the changing regulatory environment regarding stormwater, groundwater recharge, and infiltration.
  • Seek out opportunities to expand the usage of MaxWell drywells and additional stormwater products through market opportunities, cost-efficiency, and relationships (customer service).
  • Communicate effectively internally to share opportunities, work through challenges, and keep colleagues updated on projects.
  • Communicate effectively externally to provide exceptional service to our contacts and guide them through the construction process.
  • Develop extensive knowledge of infiltration and geotechnical concepts.
  • Establish self as an expert in the subject of infiltration, stormwater quality, drywells, and detention.
  • Become involved with professional organizations like ASCE, BIA, CASQA, etc.
  • Continuously maintain Salesforce projects, accounts, contacts, and activities.


Required Competencies


  • Analytical Thinking
  • Learning Agility
  • Information Seeking
  • Organizational Savvy
  • Quality Focus
  • Excellent Communication
  • Planning and Priority Setting
  • Relationship Building
  • Influence and Persuasion
  • Business Acumen


Position Requirements


  • 2+ years of progressive experience in technical sales in the engineering, construction, or related field
  • Ability to review and understand civil construction drawings
  • Strong understanding of stormwater regulatory environment
  • Teachable, enthusiastic, assertive, and technically inclined
  • Highly motivated to achieve personal and team success
  • Strong communicator with negotiating skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized individual with the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to manage many, complex projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver’s license


Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of technical sales experience
  • Marketing or Business Development experience
  • Proficient in Salesforce


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Mar 26, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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