Technical Sales Representative - No. VA

Job Req ID:  9651


Date:  Sep 2, 2023

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit


Job Purpose

Work within the regional sales team(s) in the execution of strategic goals requiring new construction installer accounts; Grow and leverage a base of key installer accounts that strengthen the sales process, achieve sales and marketing strategies, and budgeted revenue; Engage and interact with Field Sales, Marketing, and G&I to win Installer, Builder and Contractor Accounts through the value of our products and construction technologies in multiple market segments.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Achieve annual revenue growth target for the region(s)

  • Lead direct reports and develop talent for future career growth

  • Ensure strong, productive relationships and complete integration with Field Sales to ensure that individual performance goals are tied to regional/market sales goals

  • Participate in alignment with, and execution of, strategic sales goals for designated regions/markets through technical services to customers, builders, contractors, distributors, dealers, specifiers and third party officials

  • Raise the level of overall installation quality and brand reputation by developing and delivering value-added training to new and existing customers, builders, and municipalities; ensure that all training assets provide uniform technical messages regarding the LP product portfolio

  • Ensure that local and regional product certifications are maintained and approvals for new certifications are developed as required

  • Ensure that LP siding products and associated systems meet local needs in critical markets

  • Lead the development/updating of new/current training management systems for customers, builders, contractors, distributors, dealers, specifiers and third-party officials

  • Collaborate with Sales, Marketing and outside sources to market LP products and services to channel partners, builders and contractors

  • Ensure that all training of  new and existing customers on proper product use, installation and maintenance meets the LP standard

  • Lead the training effort of LP team members in order to ensure competence and confidence in the proper installation of LP siding products

  • Design, engineer and approve, in collaboration with Field Sale and Siding G&I,  product applications for evolving wall assemblies popular in the market

  • Represent LP professionally in the field and provide intelligence on current and future competitive realizations.

  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as required

What do I need to be successful?

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Leadership qualities that drive a positive growth culture through learning and adaptation

  • Excellent understanding of residential and light commercial construction practices.

  • Demonstrated competence in building envelop construction and building sciences.

  • Knowledge of  building codes and the organizations that govern them.

  • Competence in quality management processes.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the composite manufacturing process.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to influence others.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and diplomacy

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to operate effectively within multidiscipline team.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Ability to effectively utilize a computer and supporting software.


  • Education/degree in building science, basic sciences, architecture or related fields, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates capability.

  • Adequate combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities. 



  • 2+ years of experience in construction, building science, or building products industry.

  • Experience in wood composites industry is desirable.

  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

  • Home office with frequent overnight travel required to meet with builders, contractors, channel partners, and other customers.


LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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