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Career and Education Opportunities for Technical Service Representatives

In general, technical service representatives sell goods for wholesalers or manufacturers where technical or scientific knowledge is required in such areas as biology, engineering, and electronics, normally obtained from at least 2 years of post-secondary education.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Technical Service Representative career.

STATES WITH Technical Service Representative OPPORTUNITIES

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Sales and Clerical

JOB DESCRIPTION: Technical Service Representative

Technical Service Representative video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Technical service representatives answer clients' questions about products and credit terms. They also contact new and existing clients to consider their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services. Equally important, technical service representatives have to quote prices, credit terms and other bid specifications. They are often called upon to negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements. They are expected to inform clients of estimated delivery schedules or other data pertaining to purchased products. Finally, technical service representatives furnish clients with ongoing technical support.

Every day, technical service representatives are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. They need to listen to and understand others in meetings.