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Window Restoration Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Salary ($): Hourly
  • Hourly Salary ($): 22.00 - 28.00
  • Job Summary: Window restoration specialist position working on preservation and restoration of historic and reproduction windows and doors.
  • Job Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate should have:

    • At least 2 years of window restoration experience in a window shop, or comparable vocational training.
    • Positive attitude and interest to learn every day.
    • Interest in moving towards a management position in our window shop and interest in instructing others as we build up our team.
    • Interest and ability in working well with 1-4 others in addition to the ability to work independently.
    • Familiarity and experience with historic projects abiding by the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive company carpool vehicle to jobsites, when travel is involved.
    • Ability to lift over 50 pounds and have general physical well-being to sustain 40 hour work weeks of sometimes challenging hands-on work.
    • Ability and interest to travel to remote job sites, as needed, sometimes traveling for a week at a time, staying in company-provided housing on the road.
    • Ability to read and understand blueprints is a plus.
    • Experience working with traditional hand tools is a plus.
    • OSHA safety training and/or familiarity is a plus.

    Details of Compensation and Benefits:

    • Pay will be commensurate upon experience, ranging from $22-$28 an hour.
    • Daily per diem for each work day beyond an hour from shop.
    • Company carpooling opportunities wherever possible.
    • Paid travel to and from job sites.
    • Over two weeks of annual paid time off after trial employment period.
    • Potential for healthcare assistance and 401K match in the new year.
    • Increased wages for long-range travel to sites.
    • Selective project and year-end bonuses.
  • How to Apply:

    As we continue to grow the business, we are passionate about assembling the right group of people.  If interested, please apply by sending your resume to Jon Sargent at You can learn more about our company at  We look to hearing from you!

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off, Per Diem, Paid Travel, Potential for Healthcare/ 401K Match
  • Contact Name: Jon Sargent
  • Application Email:
  • Application Address: Fort Collins, CO 80524

Website Deep Roots Craftsmen

Deep Roots Craftsmen is a historic preservation contractor based in Fort Collins, Colorado. With craftsman roots in New England, our owner has been performing preservation work across the state of Colorado for the past six years, after similar work on the east coast. Thanks in large part to one of the strongest grant programs in the country, preservation is thriving in Colorado and the market continues to grow for window restoration work. Many of our projects are partly state grant-funded, leading to an interesting and always varying range of non-profit clients and project sites. Our projects have ranged from historic schools to churches, to barns, to museum spaces and additions/ renovations on private homes. Each job is unique in its elements but consistent in its adherence to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Window Restoration Specialist.  As we continue to build up our window restoration and preservation capabilities, we are looking for another core member of our team.  Much of the work would occur in our shop space in beautiful Fort Collins with work on the road involving the removal and reinstallation of windows and performing additional on-site restoration work.

The duties and responsibilities of Window Preservation Specialist include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preservation and restoration of historic windows (and doors) from start to finish including stripping, de-glazing, and prepping windows; joinery repair, Dutchmen and epoxy repair, re-glazing, and finishing.
  • Construction of new windows and storm windows from scratch using traditional joinery and craftsmanship.
  • Restoration of hardware and components of entire window assembly.
  • On-site removal, reinstallation, and additional trim/ jamb restoration as required.
  • Potential for carry over to other aspects of the company including a wide range of preservation carpentry activities both in shop and on site.

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