Fire Sprinkler Sales Project Manager
Fond du Lac, WI
Ahern, one of the leading mechanical and fire protection contractors in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Fire Protection Sales Project Manager located in our Fond du Lac or Appleton, WI offices. 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:
You will estimate new construction projects along with upgrades to existing customers’ fire sprinkler systems and leverage your persuasion and relationship management skills through developing and growing a customer base. Apply your project management abilities by performing preliminary design and calculations for the bid estimates, preparing pricing for materials, labor, freight, and fabrication, and seeking out competitive vendors and services to assure that Ahern’s 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 fire protection contracting experience. The ideal candidates with design, sales, project management, or field experience will all be considered. You will stand out if you have prior experience in bidding work and a strong understanding of estimating. Must have excellent communication, customer service, and organizational skills; the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
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: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh