Technical Bid Estimator

Ford AV - Tulsa, OK (30+ days ago)3.9

Compensation: Base Salary, Based Upon Experience, Benefits, Salary


Ford designs, installs, rents and services professional sound, video, and lighting systems for businesses, churches, education, entertainment, government, performing arts centers and sporting venues. Established in 1973 by the present owners, the company employs 500+ with offices in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Austin, Houston and Phoenix. Recognized as a top contractor in the nation, Ford has provided A/V systems for many of the nation’s leading facilities including: US House of Representatives, Caesars Palace, Houston Intercontinental Airport, Opryland, Mount Rushmore Visitor Center, Fiesta Texas Theme Park, INVESCO, Denver Bronco Stadium, Rockies Stadium, Panther’s Ericcson Stadium, Denver Airport, Guam International Airport, Cyber Warfare Integration Center, and many others. Ford is best known for the quality of people who serve our customers.

The Technical Bid Estimator is responsible for reviewing specifications and plans and preparing an accurate bill of materials and materials cost estimate. The TBE is solely responsible for the integrity of the bill of materials, materials cost estimate, and preliminary labor cost including in-shop, field installation and field engineering, and travel cost estimates. This position works under the direction of the Bid Administrator, organizing the take-off and resulting estimates in a manner responsive to the bid forms and related documents.

Bachelor’s degree
Ability to play a musical instrument and/ or read music is preferred
Personal interest in acoustics, electronics, music, sound, lighting, and/or video systems desired
Experience with professional audio, video and lighting systems
Prior experience and/or knowledge of construction management and processes
High technical aptitude and keen analytical abilities
Solid leadership ability
High standards for personal integrity, work ethic, professional presentation, and quality of work
Excellent communication and PC skills
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Driven by quality customer service
Seeking long-term employment

Compensation & Benefits:
Ford offers a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, short-term disability and basic life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, 401K w/ matching and opportunities for advancement.

To Apply:
Please include with your resume, a description of your experience with the design and installation of professional sound, video and lighting systems.

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