Applications Engineer

Kent, WA



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Developing comprehensive lighting control systems takeoffs, submittals, and wiring diagrams
  • Creating detailed quotations based on systems takeoffs and customer provided BOM’s
  • Coordinating with Outside Sales team on design and design strategy
  • Factory correspondence and coordination pre and post bid
  • Electronic filing
  • Meeting commitments to customers
  • Be aware of and communicate opportunities for improvement
  • Provide technical support to PLS team members
  • Familiarity with the PLS line card as well as competitor’s line cards
  • Explain and answer questions regarding controls systems and designs



Candidates are preferred, although not required, to have a bachelor’s degree or beyond.
Candidates should be proficient in the following skills:

  • Microsoft 365 Product and Solutions
  • Proficiency in BlueBeam and AutoCAD
  • Understanding of lighting, lighting controls, and building management systems
  • Ability to read construction plans
  • Stellar customer service and positive attitude
  • Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams
  • Basic understanding of electrical and electrical systems
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Task management and orginazation


  • Sales experience
  • 5 or more years of industry experience
  • Ability to explain controls and controls solutions to others in an easy to understand manner