Field Technical Representative in Seattle, WA at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Tremco's Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing (CS&W) division is seeking a Field Technical Representative. The Field Technical Representative supports proper application of CS&W products, meeting company and industry guidelines by providing remote and on-site technical support or assistance to Distributors, Applicators, Contractors, Chemists, Engineers, Sales and Customer Service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Visit job sites as required prior to, during and post-construction to review application integrity, general safety and conformance to manufacturer requirements, project specifications and governing codes.
  • Review and interpret site specifications or construction methods to ensure compliance with application specifications.
  • Monitor product quality to ensure compliance with standards and specifications.
  • Ensure that product/material installation is performed properly and complies with applicable construction project guidelines.
  • Maintain job site logs and records with photographs if appropriate.
  • Compile and interpret results of tests and analysis,. Write technical reports or prepare graphs or charts to document product performance.
  • Visit job sites to obtain and assemble data to compile necessary measurements for analysis.
  • Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Review the substrates, materials, and the application of the materials to identify deficiencies, anomalies, or potential problems that may negatively impact the performance of the product. Use relevant information and individual judgement to determine whether designs or applications comply with local codes, industry and regulations.
  • Provide live and/or web-based training for internal staff and/or external customers. Create instructional hands-on demonstrations in a classroom, distributor locations, or job site settings showing applications of products. Exercise clear and confident communication of product lines and construction practices during presentation delivery.
  • Draft, modify and review technical drawings using Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) software and/or programs such as Bluebeam, Autodesk, or Adobe.
  • Provide internal evaluation pf product lines using familiarity with laboratory settings including: instrumentation and safety requirements; data organization; sample preparation; investigation of submitted sealant samples; adhesion testing on substrates; competitive products analysis.
  • Determine procedures and instructions to be followed, per design specifications and quantity of required materials.
  • Keep up-to-date technically on practical procedures, specialized techniques to apply new knowledge within the CS&W field.
  • Track and validate product-related complaints.
  • Review drawings and specifications with Architects and Consultants.
  • Demonstrate time sensitive project management skills.

EDUCATION: 

  • Bachelor's degree (Chemistry, Civil/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Construction Technology with a Math & Science background, Construction Management or similar) preferred
  • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a minimum of 2-3 years' related experience required

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum one year of related work experience (Commercial construction, Drafting, Architecture, Manufacturing or similar) with a Bachelor's degree (Chemistry, Civil/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering, Construction Technology with a Math & Science background, Construction Management or similar)
  • IN lieu of a Bachelor's degree, a minimum of 2-3 years' experience required
  • AutoCAD - 2-D and 3-D CAD design experience preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • 10-hour OSHA Training Course in Construction Safety and Health Certified is a plus.
  • LEED GA Certification is a plus.
  • Participation in Industry Associations such as RCI, Inc., Construction Specifications Institutes (CSI), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), American Concrete Institute (ACI), International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) preferred.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Critical and analytical thinking.
  • Technical writing.
  • Complex problem solving.
  • active listening and attention to detail
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Building and construction knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or restoration of buildings or other structures
  • Knowledge of product application
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
  • Knowledge of chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations they undergo. This includes chemistry of current and future products and systems.
  • Customer service skills, including needs assessments and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% within assigned region; travel may be on short notice with overnight stays.
  • Ability to read,write ad verbally communicate fluently in Spanish preferred.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.