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Overhead Door Technician - Level One

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Overhead door technicians install, service, repair and conduct preventative maintenance on residential and commercial overhead sectional doors, coiling doors, coiling and sliding steel fire doors, electric operating devices for these doors, dock levelers, electric gate openers, and access control devices for residential, commercial and industrial sites.

Overhead door technicians must have:

  • manual dexterity,
  • ability to lift 25 kilograms,
  • a Class 5 driver’s license,
  • ability to operate lifting devices as required,
  • safe worksite practices,
  • management and organizational skills,
  • skills to gather data and prepare records/reports, and
  • ability to review and read construction drawings, plans, specifications and related documents.

Program Information

Program Information & Requirements
Occupational Certification
  • To qualify for an Alberta Occupational Certificate as an overhead door technician - level one, a person must successfully complete the recognized overhead door technician - level one course as delivered by the Canadian Door Institute (CDI)

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Recognized Credentials A person who holds a valid recognized credential is permitted to work in Alberta, but some employers may require Alberta documentation as proof that the holder is allowed to work in the occupation or that the holder's credential is recognized.
Occupation Regulation For more information regarding tasks and activities, please review the Occupation Regulation.