Application Engineer

Req ID:  31523
Date:  Jul 13, 2024
Location: 

Richmond, VA, US, 23236

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Capital Electric

Own Your Expertise, And Your Future 

At Capital Electric, we embrace what makes us unique. As a company with local roots and global reach, we thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success. What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust in their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.  

As an Application Engineer, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting our sales team’s efforts to drive Automation and Control growth. This position is specifically tailored for emerging professionals who are eager to learn and contribute to cutting-edge technology solutions. You will receive hands-on training from our experienced application engineers, gaining valuable insights into automation solutions, energy audits, kitting and assembly, on-site engineering services and much more. Here’s what you’ll be responsible for:

 

Location: Anywhere in Virginia

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting Industrial end user accounts, systems integrators, panel builders and OEM customers
  • Keeping up with new product development and relaying the information to the customer
  • Help the Account Manager develop new customer relationships
  • Automation and Control growth including PLCs, drives, sensor, HMIs etc
  • Keeping up with required vendor training including certification level courses
  • Conduct customer training on automation & control products
  • Attend training as required by Capital Electric
  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering. Electrical engineering is preferred.
  • Experience with PLCs, Drives, Sensor setups, etc. is preferred.
  • Customer service background is a plus

We offer excellent training, career advancement opportunities, and a competitive compensation package to include vacation time, sick time, full health benefits, 401(k) and more. Capital Electric is an EEO Employer.

 

About Us:

Capital Electric is The Electrical Distributor of Choice in the Mid-Atlantic region and a proud member of the Sonepar family. Capital Electric delivers excellence in service, products from the finest lighting and electrical manufacturers, extensive application expertise, and customized, comprehensive solutions to our customers.  Altogether, we serve customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from over 70 locations and from our central distribution center and company headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.

Capital Electric is also part of the Sonepar family, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

 
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Nearest Major Market: Richmond