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Skilled Laborer-Entry Level Downspout and Gutter Protection Installers

Job Description

Seeking one entry-level downspout technicians to install gutters and downspouts on residential and commercial buildings, and one entry-level skilled laborer to install gutter protection on residential and commercial buildings.


Description Downspout Installer: You will be trained to install downspouts and assist crew chief in complete gutter and downspout installations.


Downspout installers are the assistants on a 2-person crew. They will meet each morning at the warehouse to load company trucks with materials for the days work. Crews usually complete multiple jobs per day. Sometimes jobs are large enough to require a full day or multiple days to finish. Downspout installers measure, cut, fit, and secure the aluminum pipe and elbows together, then install them on the house under the supervision of the crew chief. They will also assist as needed removing existing gutters and downspouts, installing inside and outside gutter corners, helping with longer gutter sections, and thoroughly cleaning each job site upon completion.


Description Gutter Cover Installer: You will be trained to install different types of gutter covers, and prepare gutters and downspouts for cover installation with minor repairs and cleaning.


Gutter cover installers start out as the assistant on a 2-person crew. They will meet each morning at the warehouse to load company trucks with materials for the days work. Crews usually complete multiple jobs per day. Sometimes jobs are large enough to require a full day or multiple days to finish. Cover installers prepare existing gutters for covers by thoroughly cleaning debris out of gutters and downspouts, and performing minor repairs as needed. When gutters are prepped or on recent installs, they will install the chosen gutter cover according to the company guidelines under the supervision of the crew chief. Cover installation includes fabricating end caps and diverters with a hand brake, custom cutting the end caps and sections of covers, and thoroughly cleaning each job site upon completion. For the right gutter cover installer, there is the potential to become qualified to work self-supervised as a one-person crew. This person would show good customer communication skills, the ability to read and follow diagrams, problem-solving capabilities, self-motivation, and have a good driving record.


Successful candidates will:


Be familiar with basic hand tools


Have the strength to move and set up a tall extension ladder


Be comfortable working at rooftop heights and on roofs


Have the capability to work outdoors year-round in all types of weather


Be able to take direction and follow established procedures


Have a goal-oriented drive to complete jobs


Maintain quality standards taught in training


Show a respectful and considerate attitude toward customers and their property


Requirements:


Valid Driver's License


Reliable transportation to and from warehouse


Availability Mon.-Fri. 8AM to 5PM (ending time varies) Some Saturdays required during certain months


Compensation:


Earnings are production-based. After initial training period, downspout installers are paid per lineal foot of combined gutters and downspouts the 2-person crew installs in a day. There are some premiums for variables such as different sizes of gutters or removing existing gutters and downspouts.


After initial training period, gutter cover installers are paid per lineal foot of gutter covers the 2-person crew installs in a day, at different rates for different gutter covers, including some premiums such as prepping existing gutters or for sections that are 2-story and too steep to walk.


For both positions, there is a minimum hourly rate of $12.00/hr, in case of vehicle trouble, long-distance jobs, unusually involved installations, or other unforeseen circumstances. Most days the installer should make more than the hourly rate.



Company Description
Sunrise Seamless has been serving the Greater Lansing Area since 1989, specializing in seamless eavestrough and gutter protection since 1996. Our goal is to provide quality gutter installations and a selection of high-performance gutter covers for all your roof drainage and leaf protection needs. We strive to give our employees family-oriented and long-term careers at a comfortable living wage. Our customers include property owners big and small, residential and commercial, and a variety of building contractors and management companies.



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