Sales Application Engineer

Direct Sales Tualatin, Oregon

Position at Nortek Air Solutions

Position Title: Sales Application Engineer

About Nortek Air Solutions

We're on a mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more productive. We are a premier HVAC Company offering energy efficient and sustainable products and solutions that exceed customer expectations through employee’s commitment to quality, customer service and operational excellence. Nortek was established in 1977 and offer the innovation and expertise of the largest group of custom heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVVAC) brands in North America. We offer high quality systems in multiple shapes, sizes, and configurations for new construction and renovation.

Position Summary:

Utilize individual technical, communication and product skills to prepare sales quotations for custom equipment orders and relay information to customers. Develops product designs, generates sales quotations, and handle customer inquiries. Work with team members and sales representatives and coordinate with various departments.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create proposals and sales drawings.
  • Single source customer contact for all project related issues/activities, to include project management.
  • Assist sales staff in assessing potential applications of company products to meet other customer needs.
  • Manage contractual modifications during the course of a project to ensure project profitability.
  • Responsible for creation and accuracy of project buyout component lists.
  • Provide technical support and information to the Company’s sales staff and customers.
  • Provide quotation to customers by preparing accurate pricing for a project after reading/reviewing specifications and gathering correct documents.
  • Gather engineering data as it pertains to a specific product.
  • Review engineering drawings, analyze design, and retrieve information to complete drawings, layout, or design.
  • Learn specific in-house engineering design and selection software programs. Learn and interact with Nortek Air Solutions manufacturing software programs for input of job data and monitor equipment in production.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field experience
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trends.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate technically, both internally with various departments and externally with customers.
  • Solid organization skills and strong multi-tasking abilities in a timeline driven environment.
  • Independent analysis and judgment skills in using prior experience and knowledge of company policies and procedures to resolve non-standard problems.
  • Strong computer skills in:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • AutoCAD / 3D Application
  • Microsoft Dynamics (DAX) or similar MRP/ERP system
  • Educated and experienced in blueprint and technical document review

Position Key Attributes:

· Ability to personally live safe and hold themselves and other team members accountable by having their back in support of our Safety core value.

· Has integrity, works transparently, and recognized for treating others with respect.

· Takes accountability to create and execute solutions that deliver desired results and can “own it” in a Performance Driven Culture.

· Ability to work collaboratively and lead teams in a Teamwork culture.

· Ability to ignite and lead change as a catalyst for improvement.

· Can thrive in a “legacy now” culture in which we strive to do the right thing for the company today, even if it is the hard thing, and leave behind a stronger company for the next generation of employees.

· Strong leadership skills including ability to think strategically, solve problems and create a motivating team environment.

· A “builder” who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.


· Starting at 4 weeks of paid time off for vacation/sick

· 8 paid holidays

· Company provided health insurance, short term disability, and long term disability

· Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage options

· 401-k match of 50% on your contribution up to 6%

· Education Reimbursement of $5,250/year for qualifying programs and courses

Nortek Air Solutions offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Air Solutions, please visit our company website at

Nortek Air Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.