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.

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 of 5-7 years of experience in 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.

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 of 2 years of experience in 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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END-USER ACCOUNT MANAGER

End-User Account Managers are field representatives that serve facility owners and managers with their door, hardware, and security needs. An EU representative must be able to diagnose door opening problems and recommend effective solutions. 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.

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 (Eastern Virginia Area)

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, Stanley, 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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