Sr. Sales Applications Engineer

Technical Sales Support Tualatin, Oregon

Position at Nortek Air Solutions

About Nortek Air Solutions

Nortek Air Management is comprised of two individual businesses, Nortek Air Solutions and Nortek Global HVAC with annual sales of close to $1 billion across three market segments: Residential, Light Commercial and Custom Air Solutions.  Our Company’s mission is Creating a Better Tomorrow Every Day.  By living our core values of Safety, Integrity, Performance Driven Culture and Teamwork, 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. 

 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 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.
  • Works collaboratively as one team in a Teamwork culture.
  • Enjoys embracing and igniting change as a catalyst for improvement.
  • A “builder” who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.
  • 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 background in HVAC systems and components
  • Strong Mutli-tasking skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

 Position Responsibilities:

  • Create designs for multiple product lines of Air handling unit designs.
  • Produce technical submittals for multiple product lines of Air handling unit.
  • Assist in research and development in product development and submittal production.
  • 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.

 Position Qualifications


  •  Minimum 5 years of experience in Application Engineering or similar role
  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Engineering, 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
  • Educated and experienced in blueprint and technical document review with ability to understand and read technical details from prints, drawings, and other documents.


  •  10 years of experience in Application Engineering or similar role

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

 Nortek Air Solutions and Nortek Global HVAC are equal opportunity employers and do 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.