Field Engineer - Hartford/New Haven, CT

Hartford, CT
Reference No: 16029

What's the role?

We’re looking for customer-focused field engineers to kick start their careers in a rewarding, high-performing, international company.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

As a field engineer, you will be working with our customers, sales teams, contractors, and designers to drive the sales of specific products.

This involves educating key influencers on construction projects about the proper use, advantages and value of Hilti products, to securing their specification in the designs. You will then communicate these product specs from design teams to sales teams, assisting account managers with their conversion into sales. It means visiting job sites to assess design problems - as well as opportunities - giving technical advice, solutions, and support, and adding value through the use of Hilti products.

It might also mean looking into new business prospects by running customer surveys for product development and working with sales teams to develop local strategies.

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibility from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.

What do we offer?

93% of our people say they’reproud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way welook after our people.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. If you have two or more years’ experience in engineering or construction, it’ll be a big advantage.

What you need is:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Structural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering required
  • EIT preferred but not required
  • An agile approach to solving problems
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive to succeed

Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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