Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Building System Advisor

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    4 Year Degree
    Requisition ID
    2018-139994
    Posted Date
    8/7/2018
    Location
    US-TN-Nashville
    Zip Code
    37201
    Functional Area
    Quality Building Services
    Category
    Construction Management
  • Company Overview

    Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.
    Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

    The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

    Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

    Position Summary

    ​The Building System Advisor is responsible for responding to all technical inquiries from Firestone Licensed applicators, building owners and design professionals in the assigned sales region.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide phone and e-mail technical support to Firestone, GenFlex and Gaco licensed roofing contractors, architects, building owners, sales reps and others.
    • Review PINs (Pre-Installation Notifications) from licensed roofing contractors for warranty compliance. 
    • Assist licensed roofing contractors and sales reps with review of roofing assemblies for warranty compliance. 
    • Look up fire and wind ratings for Firestone and GenFlex roofing assemblies online. 
    • Write confirmation letters to licensed roofing contractors detailing the assembly necessary to meet job specific warranty coverage and code requirements such as fire rating and wind uplift resistance. 
    • Assist licensed roofing contractors and sales reps by reviewing proposed roofing system designs and installation details.
    • Respond to customer inquiries regarding their project paperwork approval, roof inspections, and warranty status. 
    • Maintain database of job and contractor related documentation. Other job duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree and 3 years of construction/roofing experience or a high school diploma and 10 years of experience 
    • Ability to read drawings and understand technical specifications, CAD experience a plus 
    • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office 
    • Strong time management, detail oriented, and excellent communication skills are required

     

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