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Garage Door Technician

Garage Door Technician DISC Chart

Job Summary

Garage door technicians install, repair, and service garage doors using various tools and skills. Responsibilities include inspecting job sites, reviewing blueprints, troubleshooting malfunctioning doors, calibrating electric garage door openers, and welding or fastening doors and parts. This job requires lifting and moving heavy equipment and materials, so you need strength and stamina. They also operate hand and power tools, program the access system, collect payments, and complete work orders. This position requires excellent customer service skills and some technical knowledge of electrical systems.

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Personality types of a Garage Door Technician


low D - Planner

Likes to see the full picture

low I - Supporter

Likes to work independently

high S - Stabilizer

Likes to have structure

high C - Rule Follower

Likes to follow procedures

Behavioral Qualities for a Garage Door Technician

  • Methodical. Orderly and systematic.
  • Attentive. Caring for details and demands.
  • Dependable. Able to be relied upon.
  • Detail oriented. Attentive to all levels of detail.

Motivators for a Garage Door Technician

  • Altruistic: A caring drive to benefit and support others. To tend to the altruistic drive, help them understand the contribution they make to the team and the value they bring to customers.
  • Regulatory: A drive to maintain order and the status quo. To tend to the regulatory drive, have a clear set of rules in place for them to follow.
  • Theoretical: A drive to learn and gain new knowledge. To tend to the theoretical drive, give them plenty of opportunities to learn about the subject and enhance their skills.

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