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Career Opportunities

Find an exciting future at APV

APV is always looking for experienced door and hardware sales professionals to service the Virginia and Maryland areas. Resumes which are submitted below are received only by top management who will maintain the strictest confidence.

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Senior Project Manager is only for the most experienced and motivated individuals driven to attain the highest level of knowledge and compensation in the door and hardware industry. This is a full commissioned position with a very aggressive percentage of gross profit on the projects managed. Starting with a guaranteed six figure salary, a senior project manager is expected to build their compensation to over $200,000 within 24 months with unlimited future earning potential. Candidates must have 5-7 years experience in the door and hardware industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new door opening business with general contractors
  • Identify market opportunities and develop and implement market strategies
  • Quote, sell, and manage contract construction projects of any size or complexity
  • Establish and maintain relationships with architects and contractors

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5-7 years experience in door and hardware project management
  • AHC or equivalent experience
  • Access Control experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven sales record

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PROJECT MANAGER

Project Manager is for the individual that is driven to attain a level of senior project manager, but has not yet achieved that level of knowledge and experience. Compensation begins with a competitive salary that will transition to the same full commission program as that of the senior project manager. Project managers are expected to produce a minimum six figure commission within 18-24 months. Candidates must have at least 2 years experience in the door and hardware industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new door opening business with general contractors
  • Identify market opportunities and develop and implement market strategies
  • Quote, sell, and manage contract construction projects
  • Establish and maintain relationships with architects and contractors

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2 years experience in door and hardware project management
  • Education through DHI or other industry programs
  • Access Control experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven sales record

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PROJECT MANAGER TRAINEE

Project Manager Trainee is for the young, sales motivated individual looking for a career path in an exciting industry with great earning potential. Trainees are expected to have little or no experience in the door opening industry, but must have experience in non-retail sales preferably of a construction related product or service. A trainee is mentored by an upper level project manager and directed through an aggressive 2-year training program including industry provided programs that may require being out of town up to a week. A trainee is expected to advance to the level of project manager in 24 months and ultimately work on full commission.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Project Manager
  • Learn all aspects of project management including estimating, detailing, and sales
  • Obtain product and industry knowledge through everyday duties and independent study
  • Learn codes and industry standards necessary to accurately manage projects
  • Attempt to identify market opportunities and follow up on quotes

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a business or engineering related field)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in non-retail sales
  • Excellent communication skills

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REGIONAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Regional Sales Representatives are field representatives that serve facility owners and managers with their door, hardware, and security needs. Sales Reps are responsible for a defined geographic area and must be able to diagnose door opening problems and recommend effective solutions to end-user customers in their area. This position is for the knowledgeable, experienced individual who does not like sitting behind a desk, but wants to be in front of his customers. Our highly motivated reps are full commissioned and expected to produce a minimum six figure commission within 18 months.  We are currently looking for managers for the Northern Virginia and North Western Virginia (I-81 and I-66 corridors) regions.  Sales Reps must reside in the areas they service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop new door opening and security business with facility owners and managers
  • Maintain existing customer accounts and manage customer orders
  • Survey customer needs and prepare estimates and quotations
  • Aggressively follow up proposals and sales leads
  • Manage assigned territory to maximize sales and customer satisfaction

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Training through DHI programs or door and hardware manufacturers
  • Thorough knowledge of doors and hardware with 5 years minimum experience
  • Outside sales experience including “cold calling”
  • Professional appearance and excellent communication skills

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SECURITY TECHNICIAN (Central and Eastern Virginia Areas)

Electronic Security Technician will install, program, test, troubleshoot, and maintain low voltage electronic access control and video security systems and products. Technician must be able to run and install wire, read floor plans and electrical diagrams, mount system panels and devices and wire circuits and electrical connections for access control, CCTV and intrusion detections systems. Use of laptop and some programming will be necessary. This is not an entry level position.

Requirements

  • At least 2 years’ experience as an Electronic Security Technician
  • Low voltage experience including electrical wiring, electronics installation and mechanical equipment installation.
  • DCJS certified Electronic Security Technician.
  • Experience or certification in AMAG, RS2, Vanderbilt, Lenel, Avigilon or similar major access control or video security systems.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems.
  • Ability to spend 1-4 nights out of town up to 6 times per year.
  • Outstanding customer service and good communication skills.
  • Able to lift 75 lbs, bend, stoop, climb ladders and tolerate heights as needed.

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Company Vehicle

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DOOR & HARDWARE CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

Must have experience with commercial doors and hardware in order to provide support for our outside sales team and help with quoting and order processing. Service reps do not have to work inside our headquarters, but must live in the Virginia/Maryland area. When working from home the company furnished phone and computer allow the same capabilities as those in our offices. Reps will receive calls and emails from both customers and outside sales people and provide information or quotes or take and process new orders. Reps must have sufficient experience with doors and hardware to be able to put accurate quotes together and know where to go to find necessary information.  Candidates must be comfortable with most of their time on the phone or in front of a computer.  This is a full time position, but we will also consider part time candidates with significant experience so it could be perfect for those starting to retire or those that have other demands on their time.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to phone and email requests from customers and outside sales team
  • Provide quotes and process both incoming orders and vendor purchase orders
  • Communicate with vendors as necessary
  • Communicate regularly with customers to follow up proposals and inquire about any needs they may have
  • Develop repeat business!

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Training through DHI programs or door and hardware manufacturers
  • Thorough knowledge of doors and hardware and preferably experience with a door and hardware manufacturer or distributor
  • Good computer skills and understanding of basic software (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills

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