Career Opportunities

Southwest Electric Company is always seeking quality additions to its national team, be it for sales, engineering, field service, manufacturing, or other areas of the business.  If you do not see a position opening that fits your qualifications, please contact us with your resume and background synopsis so we can more readily contact you when a position becomes available.

 Current openings below:

  • Account Manager East Region - Louisville, OH & Nashville, TN
  • Field Service Technician
  • Substation Technician
  • Switchgear Technician

Account Manager - East Region Nashville, TN

Account Manager Summary:

Manages regional and/or target customer accounts primarily for the purpose of building and maintaining an ongoing business relationship that is mutually beneficial to both the customer and the company.

Account Manager Primary Duties:

  • Travel to customer sites, build good business relationship, promote products and services.
  • Solicit business opportunities including making cold calls
  • Review customer specifications to determine whether certain business opportunities are within our capabilities.
  • Create proposals and quotations for products, and services according to pricing policies.
  • Identify market potential and potential sales within an assigned region or market.
  • Prospect potential customer base to build awareness of Company's offers and build opportunity.
  • Participate in commercial and promotional activities including, attending trade shows and conventions, making presentations to customers, developing commercial material to promote the Company.
  • Lead the effort to resolve commercial disputes within assigned customer base.
  • Provide commercial support and facilitate technical and project support to customers.
  • Assist as necessary in the process of resolving payment disputes with customers.
  • Provide regular reports to Company management regarding commercial contacts and market conditions.

You will be expected to travel up to 50% of the work week by aircraft or automobile tocustomer sites. You will work in an office setting or remote locations as necessary.

Account Manager Education Required : Bachelors in a technical discipline.

Account Manager Skills Required : Knowledge of electrical environments, and past sales of electrical products or services with a proven track record.

Account Manager Experience Required: 5-7 years selling electrical products and services. 

Account Manager Benefit package : We offer a competitive employee benefits package which includes, medical, dental, vision, RX, Long term and short term disability, Life insurance, and 401K with match.


Substation Technician

Qualifications: Candidate MUST have a minimum of three years' experience working directly as a Substation Technician. Must be fully knowledgeable / certified to perform substation equipment maintenance (15kV and above) capability to operate oil processing rig and / or perform electrical testing is a plus.  Must be willing to work over-the-road with the majority of the jobs being performed in the Southeast and Midwest. Must be willing to work long hours, weekends, and holidays. We primarily schedule techs to be home between most jobs (generally no multi-job trips).   Location:  Ideally based out of Nashville, TN.

 **MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL

 

Field Service Technician

Qualifications: Candidate MUST have a skill sets to include: complete understanding of electric motor operation and its associated controls.  Understand DC motor operation and controls.  Have ability to perform in shop and in field balancing and in field shaft alignment.  Ability to read and measure micrometers measuring critical machine fits.  Understand sleeve bearing operation and have the ability to correct if required.

**MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL

Switchgear Technician

Qualifications:
Candidate MUST have a minimum of three years' of experience working directly as a Switchgear Technician.
  Must have knowledge of breakers and other switchgear apparatus. Must have testing skills and understand testing procedures and equipment. Must demonstrate troubleshooting skills using basic test equipment and electrical schematics. Capable of performing perform diagnostic testing and analysis. Capable of working without supervision. Capable of leading and /or training junior employees.  Location: Ideally based in Tulsa,OK or Nashville, TN.

**MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL

 

General Requirements- All positions:

  • All Candidates must pass Nationwide Background Check.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record.
  • Must have good mechanical ability and a good electrical working background
  • High school diploma or equivalent and two to four years related experience and or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Applicants must be able to pass DOT drug screen and physical.