Inside Sales/Technical Proposal Writer

Delta, BC

With a recent territory expansion and rapid business growth, Commercial Truck Equipment Co. is looking for an individual to expand our capacity to craft proposals and compile bid responses for our Utility division. Reporting to our Project Manager, and working in lockstep with our current Inside Sales Coordinator from our Annacis Island head office, the Inside Sales/Technical Proposal Writer will play a pivotal role in the early project management process, working with vendors and suppliers, our in-house engineering department, sales staff, and the client to compile compliant, safe, competitive, and properly-priced proposals.

The person likely to be successful in this role will have some manner of automotive mechanical knowledge, experience, or background, as well as some experience writing and communicating in a professional business environment. Applicants need not know the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards inside-out, but a basic understanding of truck/heavy equipment welding, fabrication, and assembly would be a great asset.

Employees that have been successful for us have come from broad and varied backgrounds including marine, light automotive, aviation, aerospace, and heavy equipment, but they all share a few common traits: They’re curious, accountable, responsible, and independent logical thinkers with strong problem-solving and troubleshooting ability. They’re technically savvy, and they can communicate politely and professionally across a variety of different stakeholder groups. We encourage all candidates with interest and direct or adjacent knowledge and experience to apply.

About Commercial
Commercial Truck Equipment is Canada’s largest, most stable, and most diversified company serving the work truck, utility, and emergency equipment industry. In business since 1947, Commercial provides unmatched job security and a comprehensive list of employee benefits. More than 30% of our team are long-tenured employees with over 15 years of service; evidence of strong employee/employer relationships, effective teamwork, and the benefit of an open-door policy. As Commercial continues to grow and diversify, we are looking for qualified and committed people to join our team.

Employee benefits include competitive compensation, company-sponsored matching RRSP plan, excellent employee medical and dental benefits, life insurance, long & short-term disability, purchase discount program, profit sharing, boot allowances, as well as the opportunity for exceptional career growth.

• Estimating
• Bid & tender response submission
• Outside sales support
• Project management
• Project financial summary

Desired Qualifications and Experience
• Experience with mobile truck equipment is a must
• Proficiency with computers. Advanced knowledge of Word and Excel is a must.
• Previous sales and/or project management experience
• Previous experience with bid & tender response submissions considered an asset
• Experience with Utility industry is preferred
• Higher education from a trade, technical, engineering, business, or finance program is preferred

Skills and Attributes
• Strong work ethic and willingness to learn
• Passionate and energetic
• Well organized; able to organize & prioritize work and meet deadlines
• Able to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously with speed and accuracy
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Able to communicate effectively with others in a team environment
• Independent; able to work under minimal supervision
• Able to exercise professional judgement and decision making
• Thrive in a fast-paced team environment
• Willing and able to occasionally work outside normal hours when required

Timeline and Application
We have an urgent need for an employee in this role, and applications are reviewed as received. Those interested are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and before January 23 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. We thank all candidates for their interest, but only candidates currently legally permitted to work in Canada will be considered.

Please feel free to contact Anmy Ho, Project Manager should you wish to discuss the role confidentially prior to making an application. To apply, email Anmy Ho with a cover letter and resume in PDF format.

Commercial Truck Equipment maintains an inclusive and discrimination-free hiring process, as well as compliance with the B.C. Human Rights Code, Canadian Human Rights Act, and the Employment Equity Act.