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Sales Technician 1983/2068

Barnhart Crane & Rigging
Des Moines, IA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

PURPOSE – Barnhart is built on a strong foundation of serving others. The fruit of our labor is used to grow the company, care for our employees, and serve those in our communities and around the world.

MINDS OVER MATTER – Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry.

NETWORK – Barnhart has built teams that form one of our industry’s strongest networks of talent and resources with over 45 branch locations across the U.S. working together to serve our customers. This growing network offers our team members constant opportunity for career growth and professional development.

CULTURE – Barnhart has a strong team culture -- the “One TEAM.” We are looking for smart, hard-working people who strive for excellence in their work and appreciate collaboration. Join a team that values Safety, Servant Leadership, Quality Service, Innovation, Continuous Improvement, Fairness, and Profit with a Purpose.


Summary of this Opportunity:

Field servicing of customers by conducting site evaluations, preparing quotations and management of small projects. Coordinate daily service of accounts with branch dispatch and field supervision. Strong technical knowledge required for job planning and set-up.


Job Description:

  • Promote and participate in leading safety as a company value
  • Participate in pre-job meetings, job walks and site surveys
  • Layout and select equipment, prepare basic lift and rigging plans with load-out lists
  • Become proficient in 3D Liftplanner software
  • Record activities, contacts and all sales transactions utilizing IFS
  • Write standard pricing proposals
  • Collaborate with branch resources to select the best solution
  • Assist sales in identification of key contacts and opportunities for account growth
  • Provide complete and accurate details for job hand-off to branch dispatch
  • Execute a personal development plan - technical and professional training
  • Develop a working knowledge of all branch tools and solutions


Barnhart Offers:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience plus bonus based on results
  • $1 for $1 match on 401(k) up to 10% of compensation
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Computer and Phone
  • Attractive Medical, Disability, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay
  • Significant impact on others


Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Proven track record of business development results including prospecting new business and closing profitable work
  • Skilled in identifying, approaching, presenting and building relationships with decision makers within a complex sales environment. Must be comfortable with all levels from field craft to executives.
  • Mechanically inclined and a proven track record of success in rigging, lifting, fabrication, maintenance or transportation execution
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer Software and Management Reporting expertise in CRM tools


Education: High school degree


Experience: 3-5 years field experience; industrial or construction preferred along with the skills to be self-starting and self-motivated professional


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Company Description
Barnhart was founded in 1969 in Memphis, Tennessee, as a small family-owned business. While we are still a family-run company Barnhart has grown to be one of the largest Heavy Lift and Heavy Transport organization in the United States with more than 40 locations across the country and a nationwide reputation for solving problems. Barnhart provides world-class service through a local presence. Operated crane rental, rigging services, outage planning, specialized solutions for component replacement, industrial storage and national project cargo logistics all combine to ensure Barnhart's customers receive the lowest total project cost. Barnhart also boasts one of the largest engineering teams in the industry — including a full R&D department — driving innovation across all services.

Barnhart Crane & Rigging


4200 SE Beisser Drive Grimes

Des Moines, IA