Sales Application Engineer

Direct Sales Okarche, Oklahoma

Position at Nortek Air Solutions

About Nortek Air Solutions

Established in 1977, Nortek Air Solutions offers the innovation and expertise of the largest group of custom heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) brands in North America for your commercial, industrial, or institutional indoor environment. Air Solutions products are custom engineered to bring you the optimal solutions for maximizing energy efficiency, reducing annual operating costs, improving indoor air quality, and achieving low sound levels. They offer high quality systems in multiple shapes, sizes, and configurations for new construction and renovation or retrofit applications. Air Solutions is affiliated with the following industry-leading brands of HVAC solutions: Governair, Huntair, Mammoth, Temtrol, Venmar CES and Ventrol Air Handling Systems.

Job Summary

As the Sales Application Engineer at our custom HVAC business you will work with field sales representatives (reps) in generating selections in order to achieve specification and secure orders. The primary function of the SAE is to provide engineering support to our nationwide rep force. As the primary point of contact you must be able to work well under pressure. The ability to communicate, instruct and multi-task is essential. The successful SAE will utilize both business and technical expertise to gather, comprehend and communicate NAS solution in a compelling way. This fast-paced environment requires a high-energy individual with the ability to handle multiple accounts and tasks simultaneously.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide air handling unit design, performance and pricing assistance for reps.
  • Combine factory best practices and custom air unit designs for comprehensive equipment solutions.
  • Assist in specification review and if necessary, provide alternative recommendations.
  • Generate factory pricing based on specifications, selections and rep input.
  • Produce documentation (submittals) for approval by mechanical

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering 
  • Educated and experienced in blueprint and technical document review with ability to understand and read technical details from prints, drawings, and other documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to guide, direct and provide technical guidance to colleagues, representatives and customers.
  • 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
    • Microsoft Dynamics (DAX) or similar MRP/ERP system
    • AutoCAD / 3D Application


  • Air Handling Unit (AHU) design experience.
  • 2 years or more HVAC experience.
  • Experience in fan performance and heat transfer technology.
  • Experience working with Sales Reps and Consulting Engineers.


Nortek Air Solutions and its divisions offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.  To apply, please visit our career site 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.