Smeed Communication Services

Audio Systems Eugene | Telephone Systems Corvallis

Company History

Eugene Oregon home of Smeed Communication Services,
founded by Glenn and Betty Smeed in 1946.


In 1946, Smeed Sound Service provided rental sound systems for dances and social events. In the 1950s Smeed installed custom Hi-Fi and Intercom systems in custom homes. Installation of Intercom and Paging systems grew to lumber mills, businesses, and retail facillities, and was steady through the 60's and 70's. In 1976 With the Breakup of the bell system, Smeed installed one of the first privately owned telephone systems in the Eugene to a large law firm.

1980 Glenn and Betty retire and sell their business to their two sons, Glenn Jr. and Paul, both working their way up by participating in all aspects of the company. Glenn and Paul have a firm understanding of Audio, Video, and Telecommunications systems.

The name "Smeed Sound Service" was also changed to "Smeed Communication Services" to reflect the broader range of products and services now available from Smeed.

Paul & Glenn are proud of their family roots and know the value that a family owned business has to offer to it's customers.

Smeed Communication Services is large enough to provide the systems our customers desire while small enough to provide the personal service they deserve. We know many of our client's on a first name basis.

Glenn Jr. and Paul are working managers with the desire to provide total communications packages that fully satisfy each customer's needs.

Some major installations include:

1967 Smeed installed the Public Address system for Autzen stadium for the University of Oregon.
1976 Smeed installed one of the first privately owned PBX telephone systems in Eugene to a major law firm.
1982 Smeed installed the theatre audio systems in the Hult Center for the performing arts in Eugene
1995 Smeed installed the Sound systems for the Oregon Shakespeare Theatre outdoor pavilion

Plus Hundreds of Telephone systems
Plus Hundreds of Sound systems

Our Company Mission Statement

Smeed Communication Services will provide our customers with integrated sound and communications systems unsurpassed in quality and support. We will offer the best possible system solution by providing a knowledgeable and professional force of technicians, sales, and office personnel responsible for gathering the latest information in a timely manner. We shall exceed our customer's expectations -- before, during, and after the sale. Our number one goal is to provide a level of service and support that will satisfy our customers and cause them to know that they made the right decision when they put their trust in the Smeed communications team.

Geographical Locations

We provide services to the following cities in Oregon:Albany, Ashland, Bend, Brookings, Burns, Coos Bay, Corvallis, Eugene, Florence, Gold Beach, Grants Pass, Klamath Falls, Lakeview, Medford, Newport, Prineville, Redmond, Roseburg, Salem, and Springfield.
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Employment Opportunities

Smeed has opening for:

Telephone Service Technician
Smeed Communication Services is looking for a full time Telephone Technician for service and installation of NEC digital telephone and voicemail systems at customer locations in the Eugene and Lane county area.

Ability to trouble shoot customer problems and repair defective equipment or make required programming changes.
Install telephone cable and outlets as needed. Additional systems may include sound, video, and alarm equipment.
Some travel and out of town requirements may apply. Must have prior experience and personal hand tools.

Oregon low voltage license is a plus.
Pay based on ability and prior experience $25-28.00hr, plus Medical, 401K, plus expenses, plus paid vacation.

Family owned and operated business for over 70 years, come to work with us and be more than another number.
Please send qualified Resumes only!

Licensed Low Voltage Technician
Be more than another disposable worker. Come work with a team who will treat you like family. We done let you go when your current project is completed. We want happy long term team members.

We are looking for quality Oregon Licensed "LEA" or "LEB" low voltage technicians to install and service communications equipment in Medical and Educational facilities through out Oregon.

Systems include Intercom, Nurse call, Sound, Video and Alarm systems located at customer sites in Eugene and surrounding areas.

Must be able to trouble shoot system problems, repair equipment, program, and make changes as required.

Installation of system cabling and devices as needed.

Some travel and out of town requirements may apply.
Prior experience or education, and personal tools required.
Product specific training will be provided in factory training classes, online and on site.
Company vehicle will be provided.
A valid driver's license with a clean driving record is required.
An Oregon limited energy electric license (LEA or LEB) is required.
Pay based on applicant's ability and experience level.
Competitive Pay rate
Medical insurance
Travel and subsistence expenses
Paid time off / vacation pay.
Drug screening is required.

Send "qualified resume" only to paul@smeed.com

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