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Sr Lighting Technical Support Specialist Job

We Light the Way

Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world. Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.


Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.


What does this team do?  

The Technical Support team is a critical segment of the company's larger customer service organization, responsible for delivering superior support via phone and e-mail to both internal and external customers in the areas of product troubleshooting, diagnosis, programming or reprogramming, part identification, repair and wiring of internal components. 

What will you do in this role?

  • Answer inquiries from internal and external customers via phone and email to provide technical information, crossovers, replacements parts, wiring diagrams, component spec sheets and other technical questions
  • Assist internal and external customers with product validation.  Identify fixtures using digital photos in order to provide replacement parts or replacement fixtures. Acts as a resource for Specialists -Tech Support. As needed, seek additional guidance and advice from Leadership to resolve customer issues. Assist Post Sales with replacements parts identification and other technical questions
  • Attend product and technical training to close product knowledge gaps and improve technical capabilities. Share product knowledge/best practices with team members. Utilize a blend of self-directed, formal classroom style and online instruction
  • Capture and analyze data in the proper format as directed. This includes, but is not limited to, specific product or troubleshooting answers into cases within Salesforce, daily work tracking, statistics and metrics tracking, customer surveys, lighting controls database maintenance, etc. 


To be successful in this role you should have:

  • 3 - 5 years experience working with customers, demonstrating an ability to effectively resolve customer issues and communicate clearly
  • HS Diploma; Technical degree or BS preferred
  • Knowledge of Product Lines and ability to utilize resources at hand to obtain technical data
  • Computer competence and familiarity Microsoft Office programs and Oracle
  • Preferred Experience: Bi-lingual fluency (English and Spanish); Lighting or related industry knowledge


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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Req ID:  1080

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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