Glass/Walls Technician

Merit is currently looking for a Glass/Walls Technician to join our team. We mainly work in Rochester but do travel to surrounding areas and Iowa. We return to the shop daily.


  • Health Insurance

  • Employer paid Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, and Short Term Disability

  • 401k with Employer Match

  • Holiday Pay

Job Description

  • The Glass/Walls Technician is responsible for having a clear understanding of Personal Protection Equipment, Fall Protection, Hazard Communication/Employee Right to Know safety policies and procedures as trained by Merit, and must be able to perform them in an efficient and safe manner.

  • Removal of doors, windows, and exterior substrates.

  • Diagnose air and water infiltration problems into wall systems.

  • Provide repair solutions for leaking in wall systems.

  • Perform repairs on windows, doors, and wall systems as needed in a timely manner.

  • Interact with clients and provide them feedback.

  • Self-sufficient with a variety of wall systems.

  • Must have working knowledge of names and uses of doors, windows, and exterior substrates materials.

  • Must have working knowledge of  transportation of materials.

  • Must have working knowledge of  storage of materials.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to safely operate the Power Drill, Skill Saw/Chop Saw, Electric Caulk Cutter, and Drill Press.

  • The Technician must own and possess the tools while on the job (Hammer, Flat Bar, Tape Measure, Utility Knife, Caulking Gun).


  • The ability to climb and descend a 40-foot extension type ladder unassisted; the ability to work at heights in excess of 10 feet.

  • The ability to repeatedly lift and carry roofing materials daily weighing approximately 50 pounds each.

  • The ability to cut, hammer, fasten and otherwise work with wall materials.

  • The ability to work in a variety of physical positions:  including stooping, squatting, kneeling and crawling.  Extensive use of arms and shoulders, gripping and safe use of small and large hand power tools.

  • The ability to perform basic math functions.

  • The ability to communicate effectively and follow written or verbal instructions and safety rules.

  • The ability to work in a variety of outdoor weather conditions throughout the year, including but not limited to, excessive heat or cold.

  • The use of tobacco products will not be permitted on work sites as directed by building owner.  Foreman will notify an employee when this rule applies.  Violation of this rule may result in immediate termination.


About Merit Contracting

Merit Contracting is your source for quality roofing and sheet metal in SE Minnesota. We are proud members of the National Roofing Contractors Association and the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association. Merit has also been recognized as a Firestone Master Contractor. It is Merit's policy to strive for the highest safety standard possible in all of our operations and projects. Employees at all levels of the organization are trained in safety policies and procedures. Regard for the safety of the general public, our own employees, and the employees of our subcontractors are the supreme responsibility of all employees in our organization.