Jobs at Barnhart


Project Sales
Cedar Rapids, IA(Full Service)
Job Number: 17-254 (124/142)

Join the leader in engineered Heavy Lift and Transport!        

Why Barnhart?

MINDS OVER MATTER - Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry. Barnhart is committed to continuous improvement and to be the best heavy lift and heavy transport company. Our customers can expect Barnhart to aggressively pursue innovative ways to lower overall project costs and improve safety

SETTING IDEAS IN MOTION - At Barnhart we are in the business of assisting companies in moving and installing equipment of any size. Whether it's a lift of a few feet or a transport across the country, we set your vision in motion through an unparalleled network of resources and innovative engineering solutions that defy convention. If you can dream it, Barnhart can make it a reality.

Over 40 BRANCHES ACROSS THE U.S - The strongest network of rigging experts and equipment in the country. Barnhart's network includes a long list of "cool tools," including PSTe Goldhofer trailers, cranes from 18 to 1,800 tons, Strand-jacks, Cantilever beams, Hydraulic Gantries, Self tailing devices, Skidding Systems, and the Modular Lift

Employer of Choice – Barnhart has a strong culture of “One TEAM” and Minds over Matter.  We strive to do the impossible lifting and transporting as “One TEAM”.  We are looking for people that also are striving for excellence in their work and collaborating with our “One TEAM”.  If you are looking for a culture that provides Compensation with Trust, Progress & Recognition, we could be your Employer of Choice.


Summary of this Opportunity:

To drive the Mission to be America’s great heavy lift, heavy haul company.

If you have the passion and innate ability to capture and seal the deal, we have the best “really cool tools” at your disposal. With a dynamic tool kit from a vast engineering staff to the most remarkable equipment such as the Goldhofter trailer, you will always win with Barnhart. Are you ready to move forward? 

Our ideal team member will:

  • Promote and participate in leading safety as the company’s first Core Value
  • Execute a personal development plan including technical and professional training
  • Internalize the “how to” and then prescribe Barnhart’s specialty rigging, transportation and specialty tools and techniques.  Expert-level knowledge is developed through experience and Barnhart training programs.     
  • Create and Achieve an annual sales plan defining goals and priority targets.
  • Prospect qualified leads, acquire new accounts and deliver profitable sales.
  • Conduct capabilities presentations to existing, new and prospect customers
  • Lead customers, contacts and all sales activities utilizing Barnhart software programs
  • Participate in pre-job meetings, job walks and perform route surveys                   


Barnhart Offers:


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program that pays for performance


  • $1 for $1 match on 401(k), capped at 10% of Pay
  • Company Vehicle
  • Medical, Vacation and Holiday, Disability, Life Insurance and others will be provided during interview

Preferred Experience:

Leadership developing and owning customer relationships, Minds Over Matter proposal development, Closing opportunities and collaborating with the Execution Team.

Proven track record as a self-starting and self-motivated sales professional.

Mechanically inclined and a proven track record of success in rigging, lifting, fabrication, maintenance or transportation execution.

Computer Software and Management Reporting expertise in CRM tools.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or sufficient experience.

Experience: Five to ten years of experience in related field preferred and the skills to be a self-starting and self-motivated sales professional.


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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