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General Manager

Reporting

The General Manager (“GM”) reports to the operating partner (“OP”) for the business. All warehouse staff and sales staff (FT, PT, contract) report to the GM.

Responsibilities

The GM is responsible for the daily operations of the warehouse, counter and direct sales. Specifically, the General Manager is responsible for the following items:

  • Staffing - The GM is responsible for ensuring the warehouse and counter are adequately staffed at such hours the OP designates (currently Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.). The GM is responsible for the daily activities of any sales staff including training, coordinating sales activities and reviewing with sales staff no less than monthly sales targets and results. In the event of inclement weather, the GM will decide what staff will be required on-site and for ensuring employees can work from home, if needed. The GM is responsible for ensuring that after-hours calls are handled promptly.
  • Stock - The GM is responsible for ensuring the warehouse is adequately stocked with popular-selling items at all times. The GM will review with the OP adding to stock when items are discounted from the manufacturer, items that may be discontinued and new product offerings. The GM is authorized to spend up to $20,000 on items for stock and up to $2,000 for miscellaneous items (e.g. office supplies, marketing expenses, sub-contractors).
  • Training - In conjunction with the manufacturers, the GM is responsible for coordinating training for EEC staff and customers. Working with the OP, sales staff and manufacturers, the GM will establish training no less frequently than annually with the major “line card” vendors (currently JCI, Honeywell, Siemens, Schneider Electric, Veris, FDI, Belimo & Fireye). Training may take place on-site, at the manufacturer’s facility, or at a client or third-party facility.
  • Marketing - Working with the OP and the sales staff, the GM will develop marketing initiatives including email blasts, mailings, events and promotions. The GM will be responsible for ensuring the company web site is up-to-date with current products and pricing. The GM will recommend new product offerings and assist the OP in negotiating for new lines and eliminating unprofitable or below standard vendors.
  • Vendor Meetings - The GM is responsible for ensuring warehouse and sales staff are adequately informed of product offerings from the vendors on the EEC line card. The GM will coordinate vendor meetings on-site and review with the OP opportunities for off-site vendor training.
  • Safety - The GM is responsible for the safety of employees at the warehouse, the safe handling of materials and safe testing of any devices that may take place at the company.

Compensation

The GM receives a base salary, benefits and is eligible for incentive programs offered by the company.

 

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Automatic Temperature Controls Technician Apprentice

Job Description:

Energy Equipment & Controls Inc. is a nationwide commercial, industrial supplier for combustion, HVAC, and process controls. Our Company is seeking a candidate to join the business as an Automatic Temperature Controls (“ATC”) Technician’s Apprentice to assist with sales, programming, troubleshooting and commissioning of ATC systems from vendors including Johnson Controls, Honeywell and Siemens. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist with diagnosing electronic temperature control systems. Recommend system repairs and replacements as required.
  • Work with ATC engineers and component sales staff to develop customer quotations
  • Test and write specifications in multiple languages of ATC systems software under the supervision of Senior ATC engineers. Maintain job-related expenses and client information in the company's software.
  • Travel to job sites to document requirements. Provide sketches of field changes and discrepancies for engineering corrections and drawings.
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and meet regularly with customers to become familiar with operating problems and proposed solutions. Keep customers informed on the nature of service provided, outstanding issues and estimated timelines.
  • Adhere to all company and client policies and safety standards, and maintain safety standards on worksites
  • Assist with customer training on systems operations

Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems and use of an electrical meter
  • Basic blueprint reading
  • Basic computer skills

Preferred experience:

  • Experienced with Visio
  • OSHA 10 certified
  • Johnson Controls Facility Explorer knowledge
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Must have own transportation
  • Must be able to use basic hand tools

Required:

  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Must have own transportation
  • Must have basic hand tools