Sales Representative (Engineering Specifications) Remote


New York, United States

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As an Engineering Specifications Representative, you will create opportunities for sales through specification development, project management, and working the commercial team to drive PPG’s success on large new construction and large capital projects.

As you support activity within the East Coast, you’ll find this opportunity to be thrilling, engaging and different every day with great opportunities for tremendous, exciting project wins!

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new and maintain existing specification position within all available documents with PPG’s inclusion within the Structural Steel, Fireproofing, Pipe, Tank, Secondary Containment, and Field Painting Schedule and Specifications.
  • Develop multiple contacts within the firm and contract chain to identify sources of influences vertically throughout the firm’s organization.
  • Identify and track the contract chain progression including awards of key projects within USCA or globally by firm and/or owner.
  • Communicate all useful project development, contract awards and developments to the commercial team, management and other members of Engineering and Projects organization.
  • Apply company provided market data, including project data, to both identify new project opportunities and track ongoing ones.
  • Be an active member of industry associations to gain expert knowledge you can use to drive sales and a competitive edge.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering subject area, preferably civil/structural or construction management.
  • 5 years proven experience in paint or high performance coatings sales or technical sales.
  • A strong desire to learn, succeed and sell PPG’s solutions
  • A valid US driver’s license with the ability to travel up to 60%, including overnights is required.

About Us

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

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We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

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We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

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We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

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