Careers

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and a current resume by:

EMAIL
jwieboldt@homepowersystems.net

FAX
585-924-8796

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Home Power Systems LLC
1127 Corporate Drive East
Farmington, NY 14425

ATTN: Careers

RESIDENTIAL PROJECT MANAGER – BUFFALO

POSITION LOCATION:

936 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209

Job Title: Outside Sales Representative/Project Manager

Reports To: Senior Project Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Salary Range: Base salary plus commission/discretionary bonus

Benefits: Medical and dental insurance allowance, paid holidays, 401(k)

Availability: Immediate

Location:  Buffalo, NY

Since 2003 Home Power Systems has proudly served as the Premier authorized Generac & Kohler equipment dealer for Upstate and Western NY. HPS is the leading installer of automatic home standby generators in the region, having installed over 4,500 home standby generators and has over 7,000 service and preventative maintenance customers. We provide our customers with the highest quality design, sales and execution services for automatic standby generators and are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team.

Home Power Systems is seeking a reliable individual for the role of an Outside Sales Representative/Project Manager. Previous sales experience required, electrical or mechanical experience strongly preferred. The individual will travel to homes to perform residential site surveys and manage installation projects from initial sales visit through completion of job.  Other duties include learning new products and product updates, payment management, and prospect conversion in the greater Buffalo region.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform above duties satisfactorily. Strong sales background is essential for this position. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Training/Certification:

Must have the ability to learn and work with various technology including company phone system, learn basic mechanical and electrical concepts as it pertains to generators, and training on standby generator product lines. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a consumer sales related business is strongly preferred.

 

 

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

Language Ability/Communication:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as maintenance instructions, scope of work documents, writing contracts, keeping detailed notes on projects, and successfully prequalify incoming prospects. Must have the ability to write reports and correspondence. The ability to speak effectively with customers and employees of organization is crucial.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, taxes and sales for writing contracts and collecting payments.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form with multiple responsibilities and functions at a given time.  Multi-tasking and managing multiple projects simultaneously are essential.

Computer Skills:

Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and internet.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must balance frequent travel with administrative time in an office setting.  Successful candidate will possess a high energy level, strong work ethic, desire continuous growth, ability to multitask, and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee, on occasion will be required to lift objects of 50 pounds or more. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be asked to sit for extended periods of time while doing administrative work related to projects.

 

Quality Control:

Responsible for logical, well organized scheduling for sales calls, consistent follow up with existing and potential customers, strong communication with Operations team to ensure the full completion of each installation. The employee will also be responsible for quality of each installation and ensuring the complete satisfaction of each customer.

 

 

For consideration, please submit a current resume and any related information by e-mail to SForte@homepowersystems.net

 

 

AVAILABILITY:

  • Immediately

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.

INSTALLATION TECHNICIAN – BUFFALO

POSITION LOCATION(S):

936 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209

1127 Corporate Drive East
Farmington, NY 14425

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Installation of standby generators
  • Loading and transport of equipment
  • Staging job materials for upcoming work
  • Maintaining a clean and organized warehouse
  • Other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of basic tools and ability to use safely
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working on gas engines or electrical wiring a plus.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, kneel & lift 70 + lbs

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to learn basic generator installation & repair techniques
  • Willingness to learn & develop technical skills in order to advance in the company
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers & customers in a courteous & professional manner
  • Demonstrates dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines & schedules
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player and project a positive attitude

WORK SCHEDULE / COMPENSATION:

  • Full-time position
  • $15 – $20 per hour to start depending on experience

AVAILABILITY:

  • Immediately

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

COMMERCIAL PROJECT MANAGER – ROCHESTER

Commercial Power Systems, based in Farmington, NY is an established industry leader in Central and Western New York, providing our customers with the highest quality Commercial and Industrial design, sales, and execution services for automatic standby generators since 2003. We are currently searching for an experienced Project Manager to join our team. To be successful in this position you must have:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • The ability to be proactive and anticipate, identify and resolve issues
  • A strong sense of urgency and desire to provide superior customer service and exceed
  • customer expectations
  • The ability to take direction and collaborate with CPS management in a team environment

General Description of Position:
As a Commercial Power System Project Manager you will be required to manage multiple project(s) to completion and to the satisfaction of both internal & external customers from receipt of contract through final customer acceptance. This position organizes, schedules, coordinates, purchases, communicates, and leads efforts of both internal and subcontracted resources. As part of the project management team, the CPS Project Manager shares the responsibility with the other members of the team to act in a manner that ensures the continued growth of the CPS business in line with the Company’s strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Produce schedules and cost estimates and review others for accuracy and completeness
  • Effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Prepare technical Submittals
  • Work directly with the Customer from preconstruction through the approval processes
  • Issues Purchase Orders and ensure that equipment deliveries meet project timeline
  • Coordinate equipment shipping, logistics, and deliveries
  • Coordinate site inspections
  • Coordinate equipment testing as required
  • Work with the CPS Operations Department to schedule internal resources and provide all required information to complete their work efficiently
  • Work with Sales Coordinators to prepare/update reports
  • Produce billing documents and initiate the invoicing process as well as follow up and final closeout documents as required
  • Maintain a high degree of product and industry knowledge of manufacturer programs, product updates, technical information, industry associations/agencies, codes, applicable Federal, State and Local laws/codes
  • Maintain comprehensive electronic and paper files on all projects

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in required safety programs, and work in a safe manner
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Sales Engineer manager

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Field experience as a Commercial / Industrial electrician is extremely important and will be of the highest importance in qualifying for this position   
  • A 4 Year Bachelor of Science degree is preferred in Electrical Engineering, and/or 5-10+ years of specific experience in the Power Generation market

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • 5-10 years of project management experience of diesel & gaseous engines, generator sets, paralleling switchgear, automatic transfer switches (ATS), or related projects
  • Strong human relations skills and the ability to work with people from all backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent working knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment and power generation systems (diesel & gaseous engines, transfer switches, paralleling switchgear, and supporting equipment) ideally along with in-depth knowledge of the Kohler and Generac product lines
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Adobe Acrobat business software
  • A team player – cooperative, collaborative, willing and able to work easily and synergistically with others
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering specifications, drawings, and technical documents
  • Willingness to travel
  • Willingness to work flexible hours which may include weekends, holidays and nights as required by workload and seasonal needs

Values:
At Commercial Power Systems, we are always looking to add people to our team who share our core values:

  • Safety:  We value the lives and health of our team and customers above all else
  • Integrity:  We are ethical and trustworthy, demonstrate respect for others
  • Teamwork:  We work as one across our organization for the benefit of our customers
  • Excellence:  We strive to be the best, continuously improving our customers’ experience
  • Accountability:  We hold ourselves and each other accountable for results

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefits package that includes medical, vision, dental coverage
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays
  • Discretionary Bonus Opportunities
  • 401k Plan with Company Match

Employee Wellness Program

  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Group Life Insurance

Career Development

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Training
  • Advancement Opportunities

GENERATOR SERVICE TECHNICIAN – BUFFALO

POSITION LOCATION(S):

936 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14209

1127 Corporate Drive East
Farmington, NY 14425 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performing scheduled maintenance visits and repairs on standby generators and related equipment
  • Helping senior technician with generator installation
  • Transporting generator equipment in a company vehicle
  • Threading and installing gas pipe
  • Basic electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Final inspection of the site (generator and yard must be clean and properly leveled)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience working on gas engines or electrical wiring a plus.
  • 1yr hands-on experience with generator installation, repair, and troubleshooting up to 45kw, single phase generators
  • Minimum of 1yr experience in a residential service related business (preferred)

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to walk, bend, stoop, kneel & lift 50 + lbs
  • Knowledge of basic tools and ability to use safely
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Willingness to learn & develop technical skills in order to advance in the company
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers & customers in a courteous & professional manner
  • Demonstrates dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines & schedules
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player and project a positive attitude
  • A general knowledge of how to use Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Internet Explorer

WORK SCHEDULE / COMPENSATION:

  • Full-time position
  • $15 – $20 per hour to start depending on experience
  • Full medical insurance, company cell phone, and vehicle with tools 

AVAILABILITY:

  • Immediately

Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers