Senior Flatwork Engineer (2130) in Houston, TX at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Houston, TX
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Position at Commercial Construction North America

ITW Commercial Construction is seeking a Senior Flatwork Engineer to identify and develop professional relationships with concrete flatwork decision-makers in concert with Territory Managers to successfully communicate PNA’s product portfolio value proposition in support of national and regional sales initiatives.

This role may be based in Houston or Austin TX.

ITW Commercial Construction is a leading manufacturer with a proven history of creating innovative fastening solutions used by the professional commercial contractor in concrete anchoring and flooring, drywall, metal building, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC applications. We take pride in our commitment to being a customer-centric organization with operational excellence, superior service, and new product development that has guided the company through decades of growth by meeting the ever-changing needs of the commercial construction industry. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements. ITW Commercial Construction encompasses the leading brands of Buildex® (Teks®, Sammys®), Red Head (TruBolt®, Tapcon®), Ramset (Trakfast®), and PNA (Diamond Dowel®) with an overall history dating back to 1910.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Core Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop professional relationships with key concrete flatwork decision makers in concert with Territory Managers  
  • Collaborate with concrete flatwork decision makers (e.g., owners, engineers, architects, flatwork contractors, tenants, realtors) to understand project needs and design criteria to provide a value engineering proposal
  • Prepare and deliver targeted presentations (technical and general) to decision maker audiences regarding performance-based designs, value engineering, alternate bidding, flatwork design, life-cycle cost analyses concepts, and the PNA product portfolio value proposition 
  • Work independently, or with other in-house Design Engineers, to provide project-specific design optimizations for concrete flatwork projects 
  • Provide technical/engineering training and support to TMs through interpretation of internal/external engineering references and through communication with other local concrete flatwork experts
  • Contribute to technical and competitive analyses that leverage local, regional and industry market data and trends to create tools to be used by Territory Managers to educate, inform, and influence the selling process
  • Engage in industry associations and local engineering organizations (i.e., ACI, ACPA, ASCE) and owner/developer focused tradeshows to foster relationships and become a recognized concrete flatwork engineer within the groups
  • Develop a proficiency using ITW Business Principles to effectively manage engineering engagements and sales processes to maximize results 
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Civil or Structural Engineering required; Master degree preferred
  • 5+ years of concrete flatwork engineering experience required
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or evidence of working towards such required
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to read construction drawings and analyze project specifications
  • Ability to identify and influence decision makers in the engineering specification process
  • Results-driven self-starter able to manage multiple priorities with highly effective follow-through skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Overnight travel required up to 50%

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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