TRC Employment: Lighting and Energy Design Consultant

Lighting and Energy Design Consultant – Customized Energy-Efficient Lighting Solutions Division
St Paul, MN and Mankato, MN


The Retrofit Companies, Inc., is an industry leader in LED lighting project design and implementation. We seek an ambitious, outgoing individual, with a great attitude and strong communication skills, to join our sales team.

The Lighting and Energy Design Consultant is responsible for developing and executing a strategic prospecting plan, generating sales opportunities and selling projects to clients seeking a partner to design and implement lighting solutions that are often energy and cost-saving focused, incorporating LED

The Retrofit Companies, Inc. is a family-owned business that understands the importance of a healthy work-life balance. We offer flexible work schedules for those that are willing to work hard and meet their goals, and offer policies and procedures that enable employees to pursue balance.

Our ideal candidate will be able to sell value over price, is comfortable having detailed, constructive conversations with business owners and senior level executives. Being provided a project development team to support them, this candidate will be given ample opportunity to sell!

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with the drive and motivation to find success in sales. Our team members are provided an outline for success, with a scorecard for meeting weekly productivity benchmarks to drive results and consistent sales. Opportunities for long term success are available at TRC, to those employees that work hard towards their goals and align with company values and expectations.  


To the right candidate, we offer:

  • Limitless earning capacity, with six-figure potential
  • A network of professional, certified Lighting Project Developers
  • Excellent Onboarding Program
  • 401K with excellent company match


For over 25 years, The Retrofit Companies, Inc. has maintained a stellar reputation within the Lighting and Environmental industries, providing custom, solution-driven results to our customers. Our success is not only measured by the business we do, but also by the happiness of our TRC family! We pride ourselves in providing an environment that promotes success and open communication, to ensure that we utilize all of the knowledge of our long-tenured staff. To learn more about us, visit our website at

Duties and Responsibilities for the Lighting and Energy Design Consultant:

  • Follow our outline for success by exceeding all weekly productivity benchmarks.

  • Help customers identify and define their lighting upgrade design goals and project requirements.

  • Educate customers on the energy benefits, and various programs and incentives available, when upgrading their lighting.

  • Collaborate with TRC's Project Development team to provide project solutions that meet all customer expectations.

  • Close sales on a consistent basis.

Requirements for the lighting and energy design consultant:

  • Outside B2B Sales experience preferred, but we are willing to train a candidate that is driven to succeed in sales.

  • Experience in the lighting industry is beneficial, but we are willing to rain a candidate that is passionate about sustainability and learning an ever-changing, technology-driven industry.

  • 2-4 college degree is preferred; High school diploma is required.

  • Valid driver's license, clean driving history, and a reliable means of transportation is required.

  • Computer, device, and software proficiency is required.

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