Door Furring Installer

Install furring strips and insulation material to metal railroad car doors.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Door Furring Installers do?

Installs prefabricated furring strips and insulation material into metal railroad car doors, using handtools: Positions and aligns door frame on assembly rails, using hoist. Removes paint from studs in door frame, using paint remover and brush. Applies sealing compound to designated points in frame, using caulking gun. Positions furring strips over sealing compound and bolts furring to frame, using impact wrench. Fits prescribed amounts of insulation material between furring strips.


Should I be a Door Furring Installer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Door Installer II, Installer, Door Furring

    How to become a Door Furring Installer

    Door Furring Installers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Door Furring Installer-related education!
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