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CONSTRUCTION & SKILLED TRADES CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Construction & Skilled Trades Career Opportunities

Now hiring for our growing team!

At Weather-Tek Windows & Doors we realize the only way to sell a big picture window is to offer big-picture service to our clients. From product knowledge and estimating to factory training and certifying our installers for service and installation on all products sold, we look forward to growing our team with those who share in our passion.

Come join our growing team at Weather-Tek! We are currently hiring for the positions listed below. If you share our passion and would like to have the opportunity to join our team, please enter your contact information in the form and a member of our team will reach out to you.

Open Positions:

Position Summary/Objective

The primary function of a service manager is to assist clients with initial calls and walk in service/scheduled appointments, call manufacturers for parts and research replacement parts for old windows and repair/install any parts for windows and/or doors. The service manager will also identify and communicate any issues with framing, parts, window, or door quality that would affect repairs/installation and or performance of the windows or doors and report any defective items to the appropriate people.

Primary Core Responsibilities

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Review plans and work orders for proper placement of windows.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude.
  • Willing to go through certification training when necessary.
  • Understanding of all jobsite rules.
  • Enacts contingency plans as needed; escalates and directs activities during systems problems, disasters, etc.; identifies potential problems, troubleshoots, escalates issues to leadership team, and participates in post-mortem analysis of problems providing input for future process improvements.
  • Approves schedules and works with team to communicate and fill schedules and handle exceptions.
  • Reviews ongoing performance results to targets. Takes corrective measures with authorization, escalate as needed.
  • Participates in daily, weekly, monthly and annual planning process as appropriate.
  • Performs all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position.
  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.
  • Projects a favorable image of the companies to promote its aims and objectives and foster and enhance public recognition and acceptance of all of its areas of endeavor.
  • Keeps immediate superior promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken.
  • Performs all necessary supervisory functions to effectively and efficiently manage the personnel assigned.
  • Maintains a qualified staff.
  • Communicates areas of accountability and performance expected of personnel assigned
  • Determines standards of performance as a basis to review progress of personnel assigned.
  • Recommends salary adjustments. transfers, promotions and dismissals.
  • Ensures proper training of personnel assigned.
  • Fosters a cooperative and harmonious working climate conductive to maximize employee morale and productivity.
  • Develops individuals for future advancement.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.
  • Responsible for growing profits of Service Department.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Attention to detail & excellent work ethic
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Initiative
  • Thoroughness
  • Flexibility
  • Clear communication with customers
  • Understanding of manufacturing process
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent & effective communication skills
  • 5-7 years previous operations management experience, including forecasting, scheduling and real-time service management.
  • Experience in a service and sales environment.
  • Experience supervising, coaching and developing staff.
  • Strong computer skills
  • High School diploma or equivalent

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With the construction industry running full-steam ahead, we are looking for new and replacement window installers. Ideal applicants must:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Dependable
  • Work well with others
  • Comfortable working on ladders up to 30 ft. high

An 80 lb. lift test and drug test will be administered for hire. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.

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The primary function of a Warehouse Worker/Delivery Driver will be to receive/unload product from vendor trucks, load the delivery truck for daily deliveries, and deliver products to customers.

Ideal applicants must:

  • Have great work ethic and attention to detail
  • Be able to report to work on time for your scheduled start time
  • Be comfortable with directions/map reading
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment
  • Maintain a professional, positive attitude
  • Be comfortable using a pallet jack forklift
  • Be able to become forklift certified
  • Be able to work outside and in all weather conditions when needed
  • Willing to go through certification training when necessary

Work Environment

This job operates in an inside and outside environment year round. This role routinely uses pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry/move) weights of 5 – 500 lbs. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to operate equipment and read application information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach, with hands and arms, talk, and hear.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are typically Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to job completion. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel

Travel is required throughout the business day for deliveries and both local and out-of-the area travel is normal.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License
  • Forklift certification

Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.

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We are currently hiring for a Millwork & Window Specialist. If you share our passion and would like to have the opportunity to join our team, contact Bonnie Boettcher at bonnie@weather-tek.com

Primary Core Responsibilities

  • Communicates effectively with other customers, builders and team members
  • Reading blue print plans
  • Take off completion
  • Product order placement
  • Costing of orders
  • Keeps abreast with all relative computer application, forms and spreadsheets
  • Completes all other assigned duties and responsibilities

Qualifications & Skills

  • High school education or equivalent is required. Continuing trades education is desired.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in trades, windows, millwork or finish carpentry
  • General construction knowledge
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Patience
  • Attention to detail
  • Microsoft office programs

Benefits

  • 401 K
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Monday-Friday schedule

Weather-Tek has been the market leader in providing window and door solutions to architects and general contractors for many years. If you have experience in the commercial construction industry and are looking for a full-time sales or support position in an executive setting, Weather-Tek Windows & Doors is looking for you.

This person will be responsible for working with the architectural community in Milwaukee and the surrounding area, providing expertise on fenestration solutions. You will help architects and spec-writers shape their basis of design for commercial projects primarily in the greater Milwaukee five-county area.

Ideal applicants must:

  • Be able to work in advanced sales at a professional organization
  • Have a basic understanding of building construction and materials procurement processes – specifically regarding the building envelope
  • Possess excellent organization, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently but also on a team
  • Fundamental computer software skills and the ability to learn window estimating software and read CAD
  • Window knowledge is helpful, but not required
  • Willingness and eagerness to reach out to the architectural community with fenestration solutions

Compensation:

  • Above-industry standard salary – based on experience
  • Commission
  • Car allowance
  • Company provided cell phone and laptop
  • Health insurance
  • 401K

Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.

Weather-Tek has been the market leader in providing window and door solutions for many years. If you have project management or commercial construction experience and are looking for a full-time position in an executive setting, Weather-Tek Windows & Doors is looking for you.

This person will be responsible for working with the commercial construction community in Milwaukee and the surrounding area, managing projects from start to finish, including both administrative and in-field work.

Ideal applicants must:

  • Possess some commercial construction background and industry knowledge, particularly in window and door installation
  • Be able to work in a professional organization
  • Possess excellent presentation, organization, and communications skills
  • Fundamental computer software skills
  • Willingness and eagerness to see commercial projects through from start to finish

Compensation:

  • Above-industry standard salary – based on experience
  • Company provided cell phone and laptop
  • Health insurance
  • 401K

Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.

Weather-Tek is committed to equal employment opportunity

Weather-Tek is Committed to Equal Employment Opportunity

We seek and employ the best qualified personnel. We provide equal employment opportunity to applicants and employees. We do not discriminate against or give preference to any person because of race, color, religion, age, gender, pregnancy or childbirth, ancestry, disability, marital status, genetic information, national origin, sexual orientation, military service, arrest or conviction record, use of lawful products off Weather-Tek’s premises, or any other unlawful discriminatory basis, to the extent prohibited by state or federal law.

Weather-Tek complies with the applicable provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. We do not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship.

We will make reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants or employees with disabilities, to enable them to perform essential job duties, unless such accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company.

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A Profession, a Skill, Something to Be Proud of…

Why should you choose a career in the skilled trades?

Long viewed as a blue-collar career, construction and the skilled trades are finally receiving the credit they deserve. Skilled trades offer excellent family and personal life balance, the ability to make both a strong starting wage, as well as escalate to a profitable career, flexibility, benefits, and more. A career in the construction trades provides both the ability to participate in hands-on experiences, as well as contribute to a smart, business-oriented workplace. At Weather-Tek Windows & Doors, our commitment to developing a strong workforce of project managers, window installers, technical sales people, and more rests on three key commitments:

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On-site Training Center

Our dedication to fostering skilled trade talent starts under our roof. Our new Gallery features a hands-on Contractor Training Center designed to give novice and experienced window and door installers the skills, techniques, and certifications they need to be successful in their career.

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Partnerships with Schools & Colleges

Whether it’s vocational and trade programs through the local technical colleges or engaging with students at the local middle or high school, we partner with educators to provide the best opportunities to tomorrow’s skilled labor force. Explore your new career in the trades!

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Industry Involvement

Involvement in local associations such as the Metropolitan Builders Association, Milwaukee NARI, the Milwaukee Chapter of AIA, and more is an important aspect of supporting our industry in attracting new talent. We believe that participating in our industry groups leads to a stronger construction future in Wisconsin.

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Why Weather-Tek is a great place to work…

Opportunity to Grow

As our company and team continue to grow, we’re looking for employees who want to build a career that is rewarding, challenging and exciting.

Family-Oriented Team

Our energetic team and family-oriented environment helps keep morale high and employees motivated!

Learn From Industry Experts

We’ve become known as the fenestration experts because our team brings some of the best service and superior product knowledge in the industry.

401 K

Our company 401K program allows you to plan for the future as you enjoy your career today! We love to reward company loyalty!

Health Insurance

All eligible team members may participate in our health insurance plan for themselves and their eligible family members.

Cell Phone & Laptop

Field employees and sales team members can be on the go without worrying about missing important customer communication.

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