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Graybar Technical Services Specialist - Switchgear and Power Products in Sacramento, California

Make a difference.

As a Technical Services Specialist - Switchgear and Power Products , you will support the sales of power and control products for the Industrial Business; work with branch personnel to identify opportunities for products and solutions to satisfy customer needs.

In this role you will:

  • Specify solutions to meet customer requirements and needs.

  • Evaluate complex service upgrades, reconditioning, retrofits, etc. for low-voltage power distribution products and systems.

  • Inform sales staff and customers of new developments in low-voltage switchgear and related product technologies.

  • Provide technical services to customers for the operation and maintenance of switchgear equipment.

  • Provide technical support of switchgear products to customer and Company personnel and new solutions

  • Provide instructions to customers regarding proper operations and routine inspections. Provide expert advice, training, and technical assistance to support staff and train lower level employees.

  • Perform review of complex task plans, drawings, and installation schematics and provides continual guidance throughout the project duration.

    What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in progressively more responsible sales, marketing, and/or field experience required; 11+ years experience preferred

  • Two-year degree required: Technical college or equivalent

  • Knowledge of high-tech automation and control products and engineering principles related to customer automation products

  • Knowledge of low voltage switchgear and power related products

  • Knowledge of engineering principles related to switchgear and power related products

  • Knowledge of suppliers' switchgear and services products

  • Knowledge of operations, sales, and information systems processes

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with management and evaluate customer needs

  • Organizational and team building skills

  • Ability to make oral and written presentations to internal and external contacts and clearly present complex solutions to non-technical staff

  • Extensive travel required

    Why should you join Graybar?

    At Graybar, our employees are the heart and soul of our company. We believe that employees with diverse perspectives bring the ideas and innovative thinking we need to solve our biggest challenges and compete in an ever-changing world. Consistent with our values, we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures and experiences into our company because we believe it’s the right thing to do and the right way to run our business. We want each of our employees to know that they matter and to feel a sense of belonging, ownership and inclusion at Graybar. We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity and respect, and we work to build a collaborative environment where our employees have the opportunity to grow, learn and make a difference, both as individuals and as part of the team. That’s what our employee ownership culture is all about: working as one team and moving forward together, while honoring the unique value each person brings to our company.

    Apply now and find out what’s next for you.

At Graybar, we are known for our comprehensive benefits and our employee stock ownership plan! As a full-time employee of Graybar, you will accrue THREE weeks of vacation during your first 12 months, and will have access to a wide variety of our benefits. Benefits include: Medical Insurance and Prescription Drug, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Profit Sharing Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays, Employee Recognition Program

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Graybar, a Fortune 500 company, specializes in supply chain management services, and is a leading North American distributor of high quality components, equipment, and materials. We serve the construction market, the commercial, institutional, and government (CIG) market, and the industrial and utility markets. Graybar products and services support new construction, infrastructure updates, building renovation, facility maintenance, repair and operations, and original equipment manufacturing.