CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Mechanical Door Repairers

The Benchmark Job Description below represents the specific Position Characteristics of the job used in the Salary Survey. Benchmark Job Descriptions should be inspected carefully to review the degree of matching between an organizations' Job and the Salary Survey Benchmark. Matching internal Jobs to Salary Survey Benchmark Jobs should not be done on Job Title alone. A thorough comparison of Salary Survey Benchmark to Internal Job Descriptions is recommended. A good overlap should exist on any comparisons used on critical Job Dimensions and Competencies.
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Install, service, or repair automatic door mechanisms and hydraulic doors. Includes garage door mechanics. Adjust doors to open or close with the correct amount of effort, and make simple adjustments to electric openers.
 
Wind large springs with upward motion of arm.
 
Inspect job sites, assessing headroom, side room, and other conditions in order to determine appropriateness of door for a given location.
 
Collect payment upon job completion.
 
Complete required paperwork, such as work orders, according to services performed or required.
 
Fasten angle iron back-hangers to ceilings and tracks, using fasteners or welding equipment.
 
Repair or replace worn or broken door parts, using hand tools.
 
Carry springs to tops of doors, using ladders or scaffolding, and attach springs to tracks in order to install spring systems.
 
Set doors into place or stack hardware sections into openings after rail or track installation.
 
Remove or disassemble defective automatic mechanical door closers, using hand tools.
 
Install door frames, rails, steel rolling curtains, electronic-eye mechanisms, and electric door openers and closers, using power tools, hand tools, and electronic test equipment.
 
Apply hardware to door sections, such as drilling holes to install locks.
 
Assemble and fasten tracks to structures or bucks, using impact wrenches or welding equipment.
 
Run low voltage wiring on ceiling surfaces, using insulated staples.
 
Cut door stops and angle irons to fit openings.
 
Study blueprints and schematic diagrams in order to determine appropriate methods of installing and repairing automated door openers.
 
Operate lifts, winches, or chain falls in order to move heavy curtain doors.
 
Order replacement springs, sections, and slats.
 
Bore and cut holes in flooring as required for installation, using hand tools and power tools.
 
Set in and secure floor treadles for door activating mechanisms; then connect power packs and electrical panelboards to treadles.
 
Lubricate door closer oil chambers and pack spindles with leather washers.
 
Install dock seals, bumpers, and shelters.
 
Fabricate replacements for worn or broken parts, using welders, lathes, drill presses, and shaping and milling machines.
 
Clean door closer parts, using caustic soda, rotary brushes, and grinding wheels.
 
Cover treadles with carpeting or other floor covering materials and test systems by operating treadles.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
 
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 
Building and Construction Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
 
Engineering and Technology Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
Installation Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
 
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
 
Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
 
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
 
Equipment Selection Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
 
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
 
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
 
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
 
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
 
Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
 
Gross Body Coordination The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion.
 
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
Extent Flexibility The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
 
Gross Body Equilibrium The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Stamina The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
 
Visual Color Discrimination The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
 
Speed of Closure The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
 
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Speed of Limb Movement The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
Depth Perception The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
 
Flexibility of Closure The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
 
Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
 
Dynamic Strength The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
On-the-Job Training Anything beyond short demonstration, up to and including 1 month
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training Up to and including 1 month
 
Required Level of Education Less than a High School Diploma
 
Related Work Experience None
 
On-the-Job Training Over 3 months, up to and including 6 months
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training None
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Automated Access Systems Technician
Automatic Door Mechanic
Commercial Door Installer
Commercial Service Technician
Door Closer Mechanic
Door Installer
Door Serviceman
Door Technician
Door and Operator Technician
Garage Door Installer
Garage Door Opener Installer
Garage Door Service Technician
Garage Door Technician
Installation Technician
Mechanical Door Repairer
Overhead Door Installer
Overhead Door Technician
Repairman
Residential Door Installer
Service Technician
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Trades and Related
Job Family: Trades - Journey Level
Benchmark Title: Mechanical Door Repairers
 
 
.
 
CompGeo Professional Salary Survey and Total Compensation Forecast Options
 
Professional Total Compensation Forecast Library
Regional Online Access Subscription Options. Online Salary Survey Forecast Library Subscriptions include Access To All 23 CompGeo Salary Survey Career Occupation Groups covering thousands of Salary Survey Benchmarks with Salary and Compensation Forecasts over a eight year time period - an unmatched feature in the Salary and Compensation Forecast Business Realm.. Direct Pay, Fringe Benefit Costs and Total Compensation Forecasts included. Compensation Forecasts are present for all CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmarks along with Salary Survey Aging Factors for ea ch Projection Date. All Salary Survey Forecast Reports include a Companion Excel Salary Survey Forecast Data Sheet.
 
CompGeo Professional Salary Survey Report and Forecast Samples
CompGeo Salary Survey Report Samples
Samples and Pricing for all CompGeo Online Professional Report and Online Forecast Library Subscription Options.
 
 
 
Copyright © 1995 - 2018 International Compensation Technologies and The Clayton Wallis Company.
All Rights Reserved World Wide ictcw.com
Member, WorldatWork - Formerly American and Canadian Compensation Associations (ACA/CCA)