Sep 13, 2019

Garage Door Installer Helper - Alexandria MN

$16.00 - $25.00 hourly
  • American Door Works
  • Alexandria, MN, USA
Full time   Entry Door Installer - Commercial Garage Door Installer - Commercial

Job Description

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 a Garage Door Installer Helper at our Alexandria location

The Garage Door Installer Helper is the installation technician for residential & commercial garage doors, garage door openers, and keyless entry systems. Most work is done on newly constructed or remodeled commercial or agricultural buildings, new or remodeled homes, or replacement of existing door systems to the same. This position will typically work during the day shift, Monday – Friday.

 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 Division 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 (overhead) door service or installation experience.  Work background in carpentry or electrical is also suitable & highly recommended and the company offers paid training.  Must have a current & valid 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 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 and 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, life insurance, and company paid long-term disability insurance. Qualified candidates should send their resumes to: or stop in and complete an application at: American Door Works, 6049 State Hwy 29S, Alexandria (next to Diamond Buick).

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