Public Utilities Sales Representative

Solicit prospective and existing commercial and residential clients.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $106,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Public Utilities Sales Representatives do?

Solicits prospective and existing commercial and residential clients to promote increased or economical use of public utilities, such as gas, electric power, telephone, and telegraph service: Inspects installations in existing establishments or reviews plans for new construction to determine potential need or necessity for extension of utility service. Advises customers in most economical use of utility to promote energy conservation and reduce cost. Quotes approximate rates, installation charges, and operating costs and explains company services. Writes construction requisitions and service applications, conforming to needs and requests of consumer. May investigate customers’ complaints concerning bills. May be designated by type of utility sold as Sales Representative, Electric Service; Sales Representative, Gas Service; Sales Representative, Telephone and Telegraph Services or by area in which utility is sold as Sales Representative, Rural Power.

Should I be a Public Utilities Sales Representative?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Sales Representative, Public Utilities

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