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Graybar Lighting Technical Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Graybar is looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction in every area of our business. We are a Company that recognizes talent and provides the opportunity for training and development for your career growth.

*Purpose * Support lighting sales teams with technical support of the Company’s LED lighting fixtures and controls solutions using lighting design and technology standards. Serve as technical expert; act as specialist in LED lighting and lighting controls products to customers.

Responsibilities * Provide technical and analytical expertise in lighting evaluations/assessments. * Identify and select lighting and controls products; implement solutions that meet customer requirements and needs. * Utilize assessment tools to capture and analyze data. * Conduct lighting application analysis and simulations to support systems innovation. * Develop presentations, proposals, application examples, and technical notes for high performance standards. * Perform onsite evaluation of existing buildings, lighting structures and existing lighting performance, and general job site conditions. *Requirements * Minimum Job Requirements * Minimum of 3 years’ experience required: lighting industry * Four-year degree requiredP

Preferred Job Requirements * 4-5 years’ experience preferred: lighting agency or distribution * Certified Lighting Control Professional (CLCP) or Lighting Certification (LC) preferred

*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities * Knowledge * Knowledge of lighting fundamentals, lighting products, lighting controls technologies, product offerings, systems and applications * Knowledge of lighting industry renovation business partners and players (agents, end users, distribution) * Knowledge of supplier products, industry products and service trends * Knowledge of applicable markets * Knowledge of the Company's structure, business, department functions, and their relation to one another * Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite * Knowledge of SAP, AGI, Visual, AutoCAD, BIM, Revit

Skills * Oral and written communication and presentation skills * Organizational and time management skills * Analytical skills with the ability to analyze reports effectively * Computer skills * Critical thinking skills

Abilities * Ability to work effectively with management and evaluate customer needs * Ability to clearly present complex solutions to non technical staff * Ability to make oral and written presentations to internal and external contacts *Working Conditions * Office environment, frequent travel required

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Title: Lighting Technical Specialist

Location: Minnesota-Minneapolis