Commercial Garage Door Installer Helper - American Door Works

Minimum starting wage of $18.50 per hour, with potential raises after 3 and 6 months.

For nearly 50-years, American Door Works has been and still is the industry leader in the installation and service of residential and commercial garage doors in greater Minnesota. This family-owned company takes great pride on the service and satisfaction that we provide to our customers from the initial sale to the completed installation or service. In keeping with this nearly 50-year tradition, we are currently seeking a mechanically inclined individual to join team as Commercial Garage Door Installer.

The Commercial Garage Door Installer is the installation technician for a variety of commercial garage doors and garage door openers. Most work is done on newly constructed or remodeled commercial or agricultural buildings, or replacement of existing door systems to the same. This position will typically work during the day shift, Monday – Friday, but there may be occasions for 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.

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.

Cleaning up all trash from job site.

Leaving notification if anything is wrong (i.e. – bad operator, etc.).

Leaving warranties and instruction manuals with customer.

Explaining how door and operator works if customer is present.

Responding to customer questions in a truthful and pleasant manner.

Immediately notifying Manager of any injuries sustained while on the job.

Accurately recording all material used.

Other duties as assigned.

Ideal candidate for this position will have previous garage door service or installation experience. Work background in carpentry or as a construction laborer is also suitable & highly recommended. Must have a current & valid driver’s license and able to obtain a DOT health card. Must be able to pass company drug test, criminal background check, and lifting physical. Must have good mechanical aptitude & capabilities 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 $18.50 per hour with potential raises after 3 and 6 months. Our benefit package includes 401(k) plan, annual incentive pay based on company profitability, paid vacation and holidays starting the first day of hire. We also offer health, dental, short-term disability, and company paid long-term disability & life insurance.

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

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