Structural Steel Specialist / Technical Sales



CAST CONNEX: Structural Steel Specialist/Technical Sales – Chicago Area

Who We Are:

At CAST CONNEX we simplify the design and enhance the performance of structures by enabling Architects and Engineers to use cast steel connections.

  • We take pride in collaborating in the creation of safer, innovative, and more beautiful built environments.
  • We are energized by the work of our collaborators who represent the top AEC firms in the world.
  • We are the industry leader in the architectural and structural use of cast steel components in the design and construction of building, bridge and other structures; we have designed and supplied more steel castings for architectural applications than any other firm worldwide.
  • We are highly technically trained and professionally accomplished structural engineers with a passion for chasing the best solutions for AEC projects; we question, explore, and execute.
  • Our ever-expanding line of standardized products includes pre-engineered connectors that simplify the design, improve the economy, and enhance the performance and aesthetics of structures.
  • We offer design-build solutions for custom cast steel nodes and components with attention to the specific needs of any project.

Founded just over 12 years ago, Cast Connex has grown to be a world leader in the design and manufacture of structural steel castings. We have offices in New York City, San Francisco and Toronto. Notable projects include: 2 Penn Plaza Expansion, 30 Hudson Yards, Apple Park Pergolas, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Austin-Bergstrom Airport, Bermuda Airport, Charlotte Douglas Airport, CTA Blue Line Canopy, Day's End by David Hammons, Longfellow Pedestrian Bridge, MSG Las Vegas Sphere at The Venetian, One Vanderbilt, Queen Richmond Centre West, Salesforce Transit Center, One Bloor West, UMASS Amherst Olver Design Building, USTA Arthur Ashe Tennis Stadium, Whitney Museum of American Art.

What We Are Seeking:

For the position of Technical Sales Specialist/Engineer, CAST CONNEX is seeking an exceptional candidate with proven outstanding technical capabilities; demonstrated talent in verbal, visual, and written communication; an appreciation for optimization of performance and elegance in structure and architecture.

Candidate will have experience in presentations and/or teaching. Ideal candidate will have experience in presentations and/or teaching in engineering, science, or architecture.

The successful candidate will be flexible while organized, humble while confident, patient while motivated, and have a good sense of humor while…well, having a good sense of humor.

Your Role:

  • You will be our leg in Chicago, joining our growing US-based team.
  • You will be a maker-doer; both part of the development as well as the supply of steel castings.
  • You will collaborate with designers in early stages of projects and see them through to completion of construction documents.
  • You will support our customers in construction from tender to completion of construction.
  • You will have great responsibility and great respect as a valued member of our team.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering, Architecture, or other technical field relevant to the AEC industry.

10 years professional experience in engineering, construction, or related field.

Note: Candidates holding a Masters or Doctorate in engineering or related field are not held to these requirements.

Strong Pluses:

Advanced Degree in engineering, architecture, or related field

Professional Engineer Licensure and/or other relevant certifications

Active member of Professional organizations within the AEC industry

Proven ability in self-starting and self-management

Dexterity with US Building codes including: AISC 360, AISC 342, ASCE 7, AWS, IBC, AASHTO

Competency with 2D and 3D CAD, BIM and FEA platforms

Experience in steel fabrication, foundry work, construction management, or special inspections

Location: Chicago, IL. Approximately 25% travel anticipated within North America.

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: Competitive base salary with commission and full benefits package

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply; a diverse team is a mighty team.

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Chicago, IL (Required)


  • PE (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Others

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative