Workplace Diversity
Technical Representative

Technical Representative

locationConnecticut, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/21/2023
Full Time

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

Pay Range

$61,500.00-$84,600.00 Annual

This is the base salary pay range that an applicant can expect to make upon hire.   Pay within this range will vary based upon relevant experience, skills, and education among other factors. In addition, this position is eligible for an incentive bonus. 

The Technical Representative will be responsible for working with Sales Representatives to grow guarantee and product sales by providing installation training, job support services and inspections.

The territory that this person will cover is all of Connecticut, Eastern Upstate NY and Western MA. The ideal candidate will live near Hartford, CT area. A company vehicle is provided for this role.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Performs inspections of field applications by Johns Manville approved contractors in a way that protects JM yet encourages contractors to repurchase from JM
  • Demonstrates new products to owners, specifiers and contractors that have the confidence to buy
  • Responsible for improving JM owner relationships while solving guarantee claims issues
  • Conducts training seminars for owners, specifiers and contractors
  • Maintains and builds relationships with Johns Manville approved contractors field personnel
  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or 3 years of roofing related experience.
  • Low slope commercial roofing experience preferred.
  • Proven interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience giving presentations
  • Proven problem resolution skills
  • Ability to learn other applicable software applications i.e., Guarantee Management System
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Proven ability to negotiate
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally
  • Heavy travel required 30 or more days per year Different depending on Territory
  • Primary work environment is typically in the field at a customer s facility or on a job site; may be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust mist gas fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.
  • Must be able to drive a vehicle and carry a valid driver s license
  • May be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 25 pounds

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.


Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.