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We are always looking for talented people to grow with us.
Bring your energy to one of Vermont’s most well-respected companies and share in the success of our growing company. Otter Creek Awnings has been in business for over 45 years and pride ourselves in providing exceptional products and impeccable service in a fun, friendly and professional way that our customers will remember.
Use your talent at Vermont’s largest Awning company-Willing to train!
Otter Creek Awnings, a locally owned small business since 1976. We proudly serve our clients and offer the finest shading products and impeccable service. It is with great enthusiasm that we invite interested candidates to apply!
Are you interested in working with a small business in a fun team-based environment and learning the hands-on skills needed for awning installation?
Do you enjoy the satisfaction of providing high-quality products and customer service?
If you answered “YES” to these questions we encourage you to apply!
JOB TITLE: Installer EFFECTIVE DATE: 6/10/2021
AREA: In the field FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt
REPORTS TO: Project Manager TYPE: Full-Time
Assists the efficient and timely completion of all installations, provides general support to Lead Installers and Project Manager, while adhering to quality, safety, and installation specifications. Maintains positive rapport with clients and installation team.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Lift and attach rigid or roll-up canvas and metal awnings and solar screens onto buildings, using hand tools and/or power tools.
Operate power tools and other necessary equipment to perform tasks necessary to complete awning installation to specifications.
Assist in accurately measuring and marking of installation site for frame brackets, etc. i.e. over doors, windows, store fronts.
Assist in correctly installing all Otter Creek Awning products, handling all product components with proper care, including adhering to all code specifications, quality, and safety standards.
As needed, assist in measuring buildings to develop specifications for the fabrication of awnings.
Assist in fabricating awning frames, assemble awning to frame, and repairing canvas coverings.
Communicates effectively and takes direction from Lead Installers, Project Manager and Installation Coordinator.
Assists in preparing truck for each day by ensuring necessary tools, installation supplies, product, and equipment have been stocked for each job scheduled that day.
Project a professional image, which includes wearing company attire with logo.
Maintain a safe driving record.
Be courteous to other drivers and pedestrians while driving Otter Creek Awnings vehicles.
Assist in documentation of service and installation actions by completing installation books with taking detailed notes.
Maintain all equipment in good operating condition and follow routine maintenance procedures.
Assist in maintain a clean and professional job site throughout installation and upon project completion.
Keep up to date on awning products and new installation tools. This includes occasionally attending KE USA Academy for new product and engineering training.
Respectfully interact with Otter Creek Awnings owners, management, Installation Coordinator, awning designers and other office staff.
Attend regularly scheduled group Installation Meetings with Project Manager and Installation Coordinator.
The above duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed in this job. They should not be construed as an exhaustive listing of all job duties and responsibilities by employees so classified.
Requires collaborative work with others in a group or team, external customers and vendors, face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams, dealing with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous people.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of basic carpentry skills a plus.
Math, reading and writing skills.
Knowledge of common attachment devices (i.e. Sleeve anchors, tapcons, structural fasteners…).
Ability to talk others to convey information clearly, effectively and in a professional manner.
Ability to project professional image and interact positively with clients, co-workers, vendors, and others.
Ability to lift at least 50 pounds, lift overhead and climb ladders.
Otter Creek Awnings is an Equal Opportunity Employer.