Garage Door Service Apprentice, Residential

AG Smart Garage - northbrook, IL
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Our Mission Statement

AG Smart Garage is a full-service garage door sales, repair, and installation service provider committed to providing the Chicagoland community with exceptional customer service, smart, secure, and innovative garage door solutions using the highest-quality products.

Job Description


We are growing!  Currently seeking a motivated Garage Door Service Technician Apprentice to join our team in Northbrook IL. In this role, you will learn to handle both sales and service of residential and custom garage doors. You’ll travel to various service calls throughout the day, providing exceptional service and product sales to our customers. Each day offers new challenges and opportunities in our dynamic and fast-paced environment.

We’re focused on innovation and emerging technologies regarding smart garage products and the smart home industry in general.  We value education, professional, and personal growth and we invest in our team members.

We offer competitive pay, training, medical benefits, and PTO.



(This list may not include all duties assigned)

  • Assemble mechanical components or machine parts.
  • Adjust equipment for optimal performance.
  • Order and replace springs, sections, or slats.
  • Repair or replace worn or broken door parts using hand tools.
  • Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
  • Remove parts or components from equipment.
  • Install hardware or other interior fixtures.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Run wiring to connect equipment.
  • Lubricate equipment for proper functioning.
  • Test mechanical equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Document operational activities.
  • Collect payments for goods or services.
  • Effectively sell ideas and policies within the organization, and products or services in the marketplace.

Basic Position Requirements:


  • Excellent mechanical and technical skills.
  • Physically capable of moving items weighing 75 lbs or more.
  • Ability to bend, climb, kneel, and stand for extended periods.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to relate to customers and resolve issues.
  • Excellent communication skills for collaboration in any condition.
  • Ability to multitask and handle conflicting events simultaneously.
  • Ability to relay information efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Persuasive skills to engage with customers when necessary.
  • Reliable and self-motivated.


  • Knowledge of computers and tablets.
  • Familiarity with Google search and navigation systems is a plus.
  • Familiarity with hand tools, mechanical tools, and garage door systems is a plus, but not required.
  • GED, High School Diploma, or suitable equivalent.

Training Required:

  • 4 weeks apprentice training in Chicagoland.

Working Conditions:

  • High degree of selling within the organization and in the marketplace.
  • Availability to work after hours, over weekends, and on public holidays with short notice.
  • Fast-paced and results-oriented job environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a company vehicle.
  • Must pass a drug test, background check, and motor vehicle check.

Equipment / Tools:

  • Hand tools and mechanical tools.
  • GPS equipment.
  • Tablet.



  • High School Diploma or GED



  • PTO/Sick time.
  • Health, Dental, Life, Vision Insurance.
  • Growth opportunities and career path.
  • Training


If you are a motivated individual with a passion for providing exceptional customer service and technical expertise, we encourage you to apply to join AG Smart Garage. Your skills and dedication will be the key to your success and growth within our company.

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