Sales Engineer

Chief Buildings Engineering Grand Island, Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska


Chief Buildings is seeking a Sales Engineer to join the Chief team. The Sales Engineer is responsible for communicating highly complex technical information with customers and clients, focusing on how Chief’s products can be used to solve specific challenges and meet stakeholder needs. Successful Sales Engineers have gone on to other positions within Chief, such as Project Manager, Estimating Manager, Project Designer, Design Engineer, Buyer, Marketing Manager, Inside Sales Manager, Technical Services Manager, District Sales Manager, and President.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process building estimates and components in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain quote backlog, work at fast pace, and help others when possible
  • Read Architectural plan and specifications
  • Review customer sketches verses quote request form and question/clarify any variances that may occur
  • Create special pricing for conditions that are not covered by our standard pricing programs
  • Assist Builders or District Managers with preliminary project layout to lead them towards the most economical and efficient design

Qualifications and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required.
  • Metal Building Experience a plus. Entry level candidates may also receive consideration, as we offer on-the-job training.

The Company:

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,400 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world.

A division of Chief Industries, Chief Buildings has designed and manufactured a wide variety of construction solutions for customers located throughout the United State since 1966. Specific applications include manufacturing, commercial, community and agricultural buildings. Each structure is designed to meet the needs of the customer. Chief Buildings are sold by authorized builders throughout the United States, and are manufactured in Grand Island, Nebraska and Rensselaer, Indiana.

Our Benefits:

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life Insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.


**Chief Industries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the basis of equal employment opportunity for all and to providing employees and applicants with a work atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on professional demand, job requirements and qualifications, without regard to color, race, family status, religion or belief, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the settings in which work is being completed. Chief Industries Inc. will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Chief Industries Inc. encourages all to apply for any available jobs. If you need additional assistance with the application process, please call 308-389-7200.**