Business Development Engineer


Business Development Engineer

Richmond VA

Sector: Mechanical Contractor

Category: Mechanical

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Client Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

What You Will Be Doing

The primary role of the Business Development Engineer (BDE) is to identify new construction project opportunities and position our company for success. The BDE focuses on nurturing client relationships and collaborates closely with our Estimating team to explore future business ventures.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Maintain strict adherence to all company safety rules, regulations, procedures, and practices.
  • Promote the “Courage to Care” safety message within the team, setting a positive example.
  • Engage with new and existing customers to cultivate and strengthen relationships.
  • Collaborate with customers, engineers, vendors, sub-contractors, and other business development professionals in the market to identify opportunities, understand market conditions, and contribute to our forecasting.
  • Qualify project opportunities by conducting conversations with customers to ascertain scope, assess risks, understand their market strategy, determine project timelines, and anticipate award dates.
  • Work closely with customers to develop a comprehensive understanding of project scopes and effectively communicate this information to internal team members.
  • Prepare proposals and create compelling presentations for customer meetings.
  • Serve as a liaison for the organization’s contractors.
  • Develop project sales strategies that outline our approach to achieving success in the market.
  • Foster strong relationships with key vendors and subcontractors.
  • Review plans and specifications to comprehend the scope of work.
  • Create high-level budgets for potential projects.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Other Essential Functions

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Building Construction, or Construction Engineering Management.
  • Demonstrate a strong technical and mechanical understanding of HVAC, ductwork, plumbing, and piping systems.
  • Exhibit proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Excel for cost and engineering functions, and familiarity with CRM systems.
  • Showcase excellent presentation skills.
  • Have prior experience in business development.
  • Possess client management skills, including the ability to effectively manage customer relationships, perceptions, and expectations.
  • Show knowledge and interest in business and management principles related to strategic planning, accounting, cost forecasting, resource allocation, and personnel and resource coordination.
  • Be willing to travel as needed for job-related tasks and meetings.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills to provide innovative solutions.


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