Employment Opportunities

Ford Audio-Video (Ford AV) designs, installs, rents and services professional sound, video, and lighting systems for churches, businesses, educational facilities, entertainment, government, performing arts centers and sporting venues. Established in 1973 the company employs 260+ with Division offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Denver, and Las Vegas and additional offices in Portland, Wichita, Kansas City, and Reston, VA. Recognized as one of the leading integrators and contractors in the nation, Ford has provided audio-video and lighting systems for many of the nation's top facilities including the US House of Representatives, Caesars Palace, Houston Intercontinental Airport, Opryland, Mount Rushmore Visitor Center, Fiesta Texas Theme Park, Denver Bronco Stadium, Rockies Stadium, Panther's Ericcson Stadium, Denver International Airport, LAX Airport, Hawaii Airport, Cyber Warfare Integration Center, as well as many churches of all sizes and denominations. Ford AV is best known for the quality of people who serve our customers. Compensation is based on experience. Health, dental, life insurance, 401(k), bonus and profit sharing programs are offered. Ford AV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To be considered for posted employment opportunities, please forward a resume with a cover letter via email: hr@fordav.com, or fax: 405-946-9991. You may also mail to: Ford Audio-Video, Attention: HR Recruiter, 4800 West Interstate 40, Oklahoma City, OK 73128.


Project Manager: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Houston/Dallas
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

Candidates should be highly experienced in installation, setup, and trouble shooting of audio, video, video projection and A/V control systems. Construction experience is desired. Supervisory experience and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously to meet specified deadlines is essential. Prefer two-year electronics degree and five years field experience. Good oral and written communication skills important. Competitive salary and excellent benefits offered.


Project Engineer: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Dallas/ Las Vegas/ Houston/ Denver/Oklahoma City
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

Design engineer for sound, video, and lighting systems. Responsibilities include system design and CAD drafting; submittal of shop drawings and coordination with architects, contractors, and consultants; electronic and acoustical testing in shop and on job site; assistance with sales and proposal preparation and presentation. Travel to job sites required. Candidates must possess excellent communication and PC skills, manage multiple tasks, and be driven by quality work and customer service. Experience in audio/video/lighting systems desired. BSEE, BSEET, other engineering degree, or extensive experience is required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits offered.


Division Support: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Dallas
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resources Recruiter

The Division Support performs a range of administrative support duties for an office of 25-35 employees. Strong organization, customer service, excellent communication skills, advanced PC skills (including MS Office), and 10 key by-touch are required. Under the direction of the Division Manager, the Division Support completes assigned projects and performs considerable coordination and follow-through. The successful candidate is a self-motivated, results-oriented, highly organized, analytical professional capable of interfacing wtih individuals of various levels and backgrounds within an organization.


HR Recruiter: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Oklahoma City
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: HR Recruiter

The HR Recruiter performs full-cycle recruiting to support company objective. Prior experience with recruiting in a technical environment is required. The HRR effectively assertively employs an array of recruiting tools to identify and facilitate talent acquisition; create print and electronic ads and job postings; aggressively source candidates through networking, campus recruiting, and other creative means; conduct comprehesive candidate interviews; assists with maintaining compliance logs and files; and, assist with onboarding and new hire orientation.

A minimum of 1 year administrative experience is required; prior human resource recruiting experience and a bachelor's degree is required. The successful candidate is analytical, mature, professional and adept at managing multiple priorities; also has great interpersonal relationship skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and advanced PC skills including MS Office.


Business Development - Construction: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Tulsa
Compensation: Base Salary Plus Incentive
Contact: HR Recruiter

This position aggressively identifies and qualifies prospective business opportunities to result in profitable sales. Familiarity with key general contractors, electrical contractors and construction management and commercial developers is recommended. Excellent written and verbal skills are crucial as making client calls and presentations will be a major responsibility in this role. Must be a self-motivated, results-oriented professional with an excellent ability to build rapport and develop relationships. High standards for personal integrity, work ethic, professional presentation, and quality work are also required. The successful candidate is driven by quality customer service and is seeking a long-term employment opportunity. Travel is required to support projects and business development efforts. Qualifications: Prior experience in B2B outside sales; experience with commercial or construction planning; experience with commercial audio, video and lighting systems; highly motivated and a self-starter; intelligent, innovative and creative; maintains a high standard of integrity & professionalism; adept at building and cultivating relationships; assertive and decisive; excellent orgainzation, communication and presentation skills; advanced PC skills; and bachelor's degree (business discipline);


Job Superintendent: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Houston/Denver/Dallas
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

Minimum five years experience in audio-video or like industry required. Extensive travel required. Experience managing a crew of 2 to 6 and projects to $1M+. Seeking those committed to a career in the audio-video industry. Competitive salary and excellent benefits offered.


Electronic Media Marketing Coordinator: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Austin
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Director of Personnel

The Electronic Media Marketing Coordinator will work on projects which may include, but not be limited to, website management, creating of HTML landing pages, HTML email campaigns, light video production and editing, graphic design, digital presentations and development of other sales tools. The successful candidate is driven by quality customer service and is seeking a long-term employment opportunity. A personal interest in electronics, music, sound, lighting, video, and /or security systems is preferred.


Sales Estimator: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Houston
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

Utilize wide knowledge of Audio/Video/Lighting systems and components to assist Salespersons to prepare accurate bill of materials, labor estimates, travel cost and freight costs. Able to read and understand plans and specifications and prepare take-offs of items and quantities. Possess computer experience, typing, organizational and math skills. Estimating experience valuable. Competitive salary and excellent benefits offered.


Commercial A/V Sales/ Account Manager: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: San Antonio/Tulsa/Dallas/Houston
Compensation: Base Salary Plus Commission & Bonus Opportunities
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

Account Manager, prefer experience in commercial sound, video, lighting, projection systems, corporate conference room sound and video, and video conferencing. Need self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills. Requires a consultative approach to sales. Competitive salary, commission, and excellent benefits offered.


Church Sales/ Account Manager: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Tulsa/ Dallas
Compensation: Base Salary Plus Commission & Bonus Opportunities
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

Experience in sound, video, lighting and projection systems preferred. An understanding of church business practices essential. Need self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills. Requires consultive approach to sales. Competitive salary, commission and excellent benefits offered.


Inventory Control: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Oklahoma City, etc.
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Director of Personnel

Process daily receiving for sales orders, job items and other items; move items received for backorder picking to appropriate hold or staging area; pick and ship inventory for sales orders; process outgoing shipments for sales orders and jobs; process vendor return authorizations; assist project management; assist in ordering and maintaining hardware inventory; empty trash in all areas; keep job hold cage and warehouse areas and will-call clean and organized; assist with physical inventory and physical counts as needed.


Audio / Video Installation Technician: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Houston/Dallas/Austin/Oklahoma City/Denver/Tulsa
Compensation: Hourly Plus Benefits Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

With safety and quality workmanship as a priority, the Installation Technician installs commercial audio, video and lighting systems. The job responsibilities include installing LCD/ DLP projection systems, cabling and terminating AV systems; pulling wire; harness racks, patch bays and consoles; erecting and disassembling scaffolding; installing components such as wall plates and speakers; the ability to trouble-shoot basic audio, video and control systems is a plus. The successful candidate has integrity, is self-motivated and professional. Two plus years of experience with commercial installation in the AV industry or related field is required; prior experience with commercial construction; ability to solder and crimp connectors (LXR, RJ45, TRS, BNC, and F-CONN); ability to read and interpret construction and AV drawings; audio DSP platform certification (ex. Biamp, ClearOne, Polycom) preferred; video processing platform certification (ex. Extron, Jupiter, Christie) preferred; control system platform certification (ex. AMX, Crestron, Extron) preferred; CTS or CTS-I certification preferred; ability to travel 50%; ability to work at heights, on lifts & ladders required; must possess a valid drivers license with a clean driving record; Competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, short-term disability and life insurance, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation, 401K (with matching), job profit-sharing, opportunities for overtime, travel per diem, and opportunities for advancement.


Audio / Video Service Technician: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Oklahoma City/ Tulsa/Houston
Compensation: Based on Experience
Contact: Human Resource Recruiter

The AV Service Technician's responsibilities include consulting with clients, job site travel and performing diagnostic tests, maintenance and repair of audio-video systems. Programming experience with Crestron/AMX is desired. Position requires: prior AV industry experience, excellent trouble-shooting skills to the component level and a proven track record in providing superior customer service. Must have clean driving record. Ford AV offers a competitive salary, bonuses, and benefits.


Control Systems Programmer: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Any Ford AV Location
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resources Recruiter

Ford AV is seeking a Software Programmer for Control Systems - AMX & Crestron; prior experience with designing and programming control systems, and control system GUI's is desired. Also desire the ability to design and program graphics using the following software: Cold Fusion, PhotoShop, HTML, .NET, and C++. Seeking candidates with leadership ability, high standards for personal integrity, a strong work ethic, professional presentation, and good communication skills. The ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines is also required. A bachelor's degree in EE, EET, CSE, or CS and a personal interest in acoustics, electronics, music, sound, lighting, and/or video systems is preferred. We are seeking those committed to long-term employment. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V/


Field Engineer: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Houston
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resources Recruiter

Responsibilities include assist A/V system engineers in quality testing and trouble shooting of new systems; consulting with sales and clients; extensive travel to job sites nationwide; wiring termination and software installation. Candidates must possess electronic excellent communication and PC skills, manage multiple tasks and be driven by quality customer service. Exceptional interest in audio/video is an asset. BSEE or BSEET is an asset but not required. Salary is based upon experience.


Assembly Technician: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Oklahoma City, etc.
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Director of Personnel

The Assembly Technician assembles audio, video, lighting and security systems, as-sold, and to the satisfaction of the customer. The Assembly Technician will construct, troubleshoot, calibrate, adjust, test and maintain equipment, racks, components, devices or systems. Experience in construction, electronics, soldering and terminating is required.


Draftsperson: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Oklahoma City
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Human Resources Recruiter

Responsible for AutoCAD drafting projects, including the preparation of various drawing of structures and equipment systems derived from layouts and sketches, primarily related to audio, video and lighting systems. Requires knowledge of advanced computer aided drafting techniques. Review of engineering designs to ensure adherence to specifications and standards. Consult with engineers on development of plans and design. Associate's degree in related area and 2 years of experience in the field preferred. Close adherence to deadlines and schedules required. Seeking those committed to long term employment. Competitive salary and benefits.


Accounts Payable: IMMEDIATE OPENING
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Compensation: Salary Based Upon Experience
Contact: Director of Personnel

Problem solver with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fast paced office. Equally adept at working with vendors and co-workers. Skills required: Typing, 10 key by touch, data entry and computer literate. Competitive salary with benefits offered.