Commercial Garage Door Installer Helper - American Door Works

Minimum starting wage of $16 per hour

American Door Works is the leader in installation and service of residential and commercial garage (overhead) doors in greater Minnesota.We are currently seeking a mechanically inclined and customer-focused individual to join team as Commercial Garage Door Installer Helper.

The Commercial Garage Door Installer Helper is a helper to the primary provider to the Commercial Installer Lead Person, for commercial/industrial doors, door opening systems, gate opening systems, and dock leveling systems.Work assignments are received from the Commercial Installer Lead Person. It is the responsibility of the Lead Person to plan, coordinate, and carry out the primary service task, as defined by the Scheduler, with the assistance of the Helper. It is the responsibility of the Helper to carry out the directions and tasks assigned by the Lead Person in a positive and productive manner. This position will typically work during the day shift, Monday – Friday, but there may be occasions of overnight work.

Some duties include but are not limited to:

§Learning the basics of track alignment, track adjustment, horizontal leveling with slight raise, adequate back hangs, operator arm and photo eye setting.

§Assisting in installing door and associated system components as indicated on work order.

§Checking adjustment on all operators.

§Checking for proper door installation and clearances.

§Checking for appropriate UL 325 operator reversing operation and properly documenting any deficiencies.

§Checking all set screws, rollers, cables and balance, horizontal and vertical track settings.

§Checking balance on doors with operator disconnected.

§Oiling and lubricating all rollers and springs with proper oil.

§Placing appropriate stickers on doors and operators.

§Leaving notification if anything is wrong (i.e. – bad operator, etc.) and leave warranties and instruction manuals with customer.

§Responding to customer questions in a truthful and pleasant manner. Explaining how door and operator works if customer is present.

§Immediately notifying the Lead Person and/or Manager of any injuries sustained while on the job.

§Accurately recording all material used and clean up job site.

§Other duties as assigned.

Ideal candidate for this position will have a work background in carpentry or electrical and some previous garage (overhead) door service or installation experience.Must have a current, valid, and company insurable MN driver’s license and able to obtain a DOT health card.Must be able to pass a standard drug test and criminal background check. Must have good mechanical aptitude & trouble shooting skills and demonstrated ability to understand and work with common hand and power tools. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds and carry for up to 50 feet and be able to work at varying heights inside a scissors lift.


American Door Works is a family friendly company that understands the need for balance between home and work.If you would like to be part of our team, American Door Works would like to meet with you.We offer a competitive starting wage that is commensurate to your previous work experience, but at a minimum of $16.00 per hour.Our benefit package includes 401(k) plan annual incentive pay based on company profitability, paid vacation starting the first day of hire and paid holidays.We also offer health, dental, short-term disability, and company paid life and long-term disability insurance.

Qualified candidates should send their resumes to: toddl@americandoorworks.com or stop in and complete an application at: American Door Works, 2150 Frontage Road South, Waite Park (next to McKay’s Dodge).