Technical Sales Representative

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Country: Columbus, 5195, US, 43215

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries



Strawser Construction Inc., is part of Barrett Industries, a construction industry leader operating primarily in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.  Serving the Midwestern United States, Strawser provides pavement preservation solutions in multiple states and we are strong, stable and growing.  Since 1976, Strawser Construction’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett Industries is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.



Here at Strawser we are committed to creating a better ROI for the investments our customers and taxpayers make in America’s roadways. It’s not just a job at Strawser, you get to help improve our nation’s roadways and keep our economy strong. Our culture values input from all levels of the organization, and we want you to help us influence change. Family and entrepreneurship are a big part of our culture. Strawser is part of a leading global company that ranks as the number 10 on ENR’s 2020 Top Global Contractors, so opportunities to work elsewhere nationally or internationally are always available for your career path.


We are looking for a Technical Sales Representative who will be responsible for developing and managing customer relationships in the Ohio area. This role will require periodic visits to the company offices, but can generally be performed remotely.



With Customers You Will:

  • Educate customers on proven road maintenance strategies, technologies and emerging trends
  • Help customers optimize their roadway infrastructure investments to create a higher ROI on taxpayer dollars
  • Recommend product solutions to customers
  • Analyze and review roadways with or for customers
  • Conduct site visits of active jobs with customers and coordinate product demonstrations
  • Interview customers to better understand customer value and gain insights
  • Bring internal subject matter experts to help solve top customers’ problems
  • Create plans to develop your territory and increase customer loyalty

With Internal Teams You Will:

  • Suggest ideas to continuously improve our sales processes and tools
  • Maintain sales data for your territory in our sales enablement system (HubSpot)
  • Analyze your territory results and make recommendations to improve the business
  • Communicate customer expectations to internal Estimators and Operations teams
  • Collaborate with the Marketing team to improve our go-to-market strategies and tactics

The Perfect Person Will Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of field sales or account management experience
  • Current driver’s license and ability to drive on a regular basis
  • Ability to travel 35% to 40% of the time (overnight stay may be required)
  • Ability to build high trust relationships with government officials
  • Ability to conduct work safely around job sites with heavy equipment
  • Ability to develop a deep understanding about the technical aspects of products in the road construction and maintenance industry
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well and use a consultative approach
  • Strong technology skills using office productivity software and sales enablement systems
  • Ability to recommend improvements to standardize our sales processes
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and prioritize well
  • Ability to work independently and ask for guidance appropriately
  • Ability to read, write and speak English well


Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries (including Strawser Construction) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com

Nearest Major Market: Columbus