Wood Door Shop Associate

Shop Charlotte, North Carolina Cook & Boardman

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group is the nation’s premier provider of architectural doors and frames, door hardware and related building specialty products in addition to complete systems integration services. We provide solutions for commercial and multi-family residential building applications. With more than forty convenient locations throughout the United States, we are uniquely positioned to provide the best entry and IT solutions for new construction, renovation and upgrade projects. We offer local service with a national presence.



Responsible for preparing/modifying wood and metal doors specific to the instructions of each order.  Some preparations require permanently joining metal parts using high heat application to form a permanent bond. Others require the use of power tools such as circular saws, jig saws, drills, and sanders.

Essential Functions

  • Utilizing measuring tools to mark and prepare the material
  • Using saws, drills, and other power tools to create the necessary finished product
  • Remove any rough edges created during the modification process
  • Use electrical currents to create heat and bond metals
  • Join beams in the construction of metal frame pieces
  • Weld materials such as steel and titanium
  • Use a rod and heat to join metals
  • Operate welding machine that feeds wire to bond materials
  • Use molten metal to join two pieces of metal
  • Plan work by interpreting shop orders
  • Select and set up welding equipment
  • Ensure welds meat standards and specifications
  • Package finished product for transport
  • Interpret scope of work from documents detailing tasks to be completed
  • Wear appropriate safety equipment at all times
  • Assist Shop Manager as required
  • Other relative duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma, or an equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Current and valid US driver’s license preferred
  • At least 1 year prior experience in a fast paced production/manufacturing environment preferred
  • Must pass pre-employment background check or drug test.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • General knowledge of warehouse manufacturing
  • Must be able to work as a team and at times independently
  • Must be able to follow directions
  • Work in a fast-paced environment, completing multiple duties with accuracy, shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadlines
  • Exercise sound judgment, work independently and prioritize with minimal supervision
  • Must have basic hand and power tools including: hammer, screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, and  cordless drills
  • Knowledge of proper safety practices when handling products, tools and power equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret basic mathematical measurements and effectively read and use a tape measure
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to report to work on time

Physical Demands

Must be able to stand and walk for much of the day.  Spends more than 2/3 of time standing, kneeling/crouching/stooping, using hands and reaching. Spends approximately 1/3 of time walking and talking/hearing. Frequent lifting required of items 25-50 pounds.

Work Environment

Other conditions may include proximity to forklifts or other heavy machinery and using various tools and hardware. Worker is subject to frequent heavy lifting.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



The Cook & Boardman Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job-related requirements. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 336-768-8872 x2 or by sending an email to [email protected]