At Aecon, we're building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.
Safe.Trusted.Respected.Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We're proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada's infrastructure and transportation networks, and we're ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.
Reporting to the Asphalt & Aggregates Manager, the Sales Representative is responsible for the sale of aggregates and hot mix asphalt in the Greater Calgary market by building and servicing a customer base using a consultative sales approach.
Work with the Asphalt and Aggregates Manager to create a targeted sales plan within the marketplace.
Service current accounts and acquire new business by calling and visiting customers to understand needs.
Communicate the value of Aecon's products and services to customers.
Bid on incoming tendered projects and search out new project opportunities to achieve sales objectives.
Generate time sensitive sales quotes for customers.
Negotiate and close out project opportunities.
Maintain daily communication with internal operations staff to schedule customer orders.
Coordinate the dispatch and delivery of aggregate and asphalt materials to customers.
Ensure that Aecon's corporate health and safety program is adhered to including active participation in periodic safety meetings.
Regular follow up with customers to ensure satisfaction.
Establish and maintain strong business relationships with customers and industry partners.
Identify the key decision makers within targeted customers.
Support the credit department in collection of accounts receivables.
Assist with developing and executing pricing and marketing strategies.
Gather market information pertaining to economic, customer and competitive activities.
Effectively execute administrative duties including but not limited to reports of weekly call activities and monthly market summary.
Attend and represent the company at industry events.
Regular automobile travel to meet with customers and internal operations staff on site.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by his/her Supervisor.
Required Knowledge and Experience
- CET, Business Degree or equivalent training and experience.
- 3-5 years in a sales or marketing position preferably in a construction materials environment (Aggregates, Asphalt, Ready Mix).
- Construction market and industry knowledge an asset.
- Strong computer skills
- proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Excellent communication skills
- oral and written.
- Self-directed and self-motivated with good organizational skills.
- Adaptable to work a flexible work schedule when required.
- Ability to work with others as a team.
- Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.