Automatic Door Mechanic

Install and repair opening and closing mechanisms of automatic doors.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$23,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Door Mechanics do?

Installs, services, and repairs opening and closing mechanisms of automatic doors used in self-service grocery stores and similar establishments: Bores and cuts holes in flooring, using handtools and power tools. Sets in and secures floor treadle for activating mechanism and connects hydraulic powerpack and electrical panelboard to treadle. Covers treadle with carpeting and screws or nails down chrome strips around edges. Tests system by stepping on treadle. Repairs nonoperating systems, using handtools, blueprints, and schematic diagrams. May install frames and door units, using cutting tools and handtools. May install systems actuated by electronic-eye mechanism.

Should I be an Automatic Door Mechanic?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become an Automatic Door Mechanic

    Most Automatic Door Mechanics have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9faaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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