Careers

We are always looking for talent to join the team.
If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume.

For more information, contact Detering's HR Generalist, Sar Romero.
713.869.3761 | careers@detering.com

 

Available positions include:

  • Drivers »

    Your primary job is to safely operate the Detering company delivery vehicle (truck, van, flatbed), to deliver material to and pickup material from customers. This involves safe and responsible driving to jobsites and respecting the customer’s property and delivery requirements. In addition you are responsible for the following:

    • Inspecting the vehicle and completing an inspection report every morning
    • Deliver a wide variety of items to different addresses and through different routes
    • Follow route and time schedule
    • Load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate delivery vehicle
    • Ask for feedback on provided services and resolve clients’ complaints
    • Complete logs and reports
    • All materials returned on your vehicle at the end of your shift must be unloaded and piece counted on the shipper ticket by the driver – not left on the vehicle
    • Follow DOT regulations and safety standards

    Requirements

    • Proven working experience as a delivery driver
    • Valid professional driver’s license
    • Ability to operate vehicles in a variety of weather and traffic conditions
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Good driving record with no traffic violations
    • High school degree
    • Pass drug test
    • Clean background check
  • Warehouse Helpers »
    • Loading and securing material on the truck to avoid damages
    • Make sure all door units are tightly secured
    • Items should not be loosely placed in the vehicle
    • Help driver with directions, and call in after each stop
    • Unloading material – both at the job and at The Detering Company per company standards
    • Maintain your vehicle:
      • Vehicle are to be swept daily – both the cab and the box (trash is to be disposed of in the proper trash receptacle-not just left in the truck well)
      • Vehicle are to be washed once a week
    • Assist drivers in backing up
  • Ready Hung Door Shop Employees »

    Responsible for assembling components into door units. Components and product that will be lifted by individual may weigh up to 75 pounds and will be lifted constantly throughout the shift. Door Shop Employees are responsible for assembling interior and exterior doors, building custom doors and modifying existing door components. Must keep up with fast paced production to assure production line keeps moving. Fulfilling door orders as needed and other duties assigned as necessary. Assists in setting up machinery to specifications. Transports material to machines, places material on equipment, performs all aspects of door assembly, and removes doors from equipment. Stacks doors exiting machines; transports doors to storage area. Assists with loading and unloading of all inventory and will call customers. The Detering Company expects 100% quality to assure the product is to exact expectations prior to delivery.

    • Start of shift preventative maintenance inspection (Maintenance Manual)
    • Inspect all materials for defects or damage
    • Check for proper door style, size and handing against building ticket
    • Check all gaps and/or reveals
    • Check shipping label for correct customer name, size, style and handing
    • Checks and arranges availability of materials, tools and related components
  • Warehouse Clerk »
    • Prepare and complete orders for delivery or pickup according to schedule (load, pack, wrap, label, ship)
    • Match products with sales orders
    • Receive and process warehouse stock products (pick, unload, label, store)
    • Keep a clean and safe working environment and optimize space utilization
    • Complete diary logs into inventory
    • Report any discrepancies
    • Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
    • Operate and maintain warehouse vehicles and equipment
    • Follow quality service standards and comply with procedures, rules and regulations
    • Operate a forklift or pallet Jack in a safe manner to move product
    • Stock incoming shipments
    • Report backorder to immediate supervisor
    • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Outside Sales Position – Building Materials »

    The Detering Company (www.detering.com) has been providing quality building materials to custom home builders as well as the architectural community in Houston and surrounding areas since 1926. We are a family owned company, and recognize that our employees are our most important asset.

    A successful sales candidate must be disciplined and passionate for our industry. Our core values of honesty, integrity, respect for others and loyalty to the company, must be uncompromising.

    The Ideal sales person is self-motivated, with an innate ability to evaluate customer’s needs, understand their business issues, possess a keen knowledge of building products and their uses, while multi-tasking with multiple customers. This person must also maintain a high level of organizational skills. They must be able to interact well with team members, among multiple departments, in a respectful manner. This candidate must also demonstrate, through previous experience, the ability to handle customer questions and offer problem solving solutions, while maintaining sound judgement and appropriate stress levels.

    Experience should include a minimum of (3) years in a sales capacity within the building materials industry, preferably in the custom home segment. The Detering Company offers a competitive compensation package including car allowance, medical insurance, optional dental & vision insurance, 401K, paid vacation, personal and sick days, uncapped commissions and more.

    Please send resume or contact Rick Mosher;
    713-863-4760
    rmosher@detering.com

  • Delivery Helper »

    The Detering Company is seeking energetic individuals with an interest in developing a career in building materials. No experience necessary. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license, clean background check, ability to lift 100 pounds and carry awkward materials and must pass a drug test. Good communication skills a plus.

    Delivery helpers assist drivers in navigation to job sites, provide on the ground eyes for safely backing into job sites, transportation of materials to and from job sites, maintaining a clean cab and box, inside and out, and communicating with the office regarding delivery completion or any issues encountered while on delivery.

    The Detering Company believes in promoting from within and individuals willing to put in the effort and take on responsibility will find a path to advancement. Visit www.detering.com for more information about the company.

  • Door Unit Assembler »

    The Detering Company is seeking energetic individuals with an interest in developing a career in building materials. Must have a clean background check, ability to lift 100 pounds and must pass a drug test.

    Door unit assemblers are responsible for applying jambs and casing to doors to produce a quality product for custom homes. Some prep work of materials is involved. Assemblers are responsible for putting out high quality doors in a fast-paced environment and must keep pace with the door machinist. Assemblers will put together single door units, double door units, bypass units, bifold units, double action doors and more. They must be able to develop a rhythm and work well with others in a team environment.

    The Detering Company believes in promoting from within and individuals willing to put in the effort and take on responsibility will find a path to advancement. Visit www.detering.com for more information about the company.

  • Building Materials Driver/Delivery »

    The Detering Company is seeking energetic individuals with an interest in developing a career in building materials. Must have knowledge of Houston and surrounding areas. Must have a valid Texas driver’s license, clean background check, ability to lift 100 pounds and carry awkward materials and must pass a drug test. Good communication skills and problem-solving skills a plus.

    Delivery drivers are responsible for checking their loads each morning, safely driving to a variety of job sites, transporting materials to and from job sites, maintaining vehicles in good working order, accurately completing paperwork and communicating with the office regarding delivery completion or any issues encountered while on delivery.

    The Detering Company believes in promoting from within and individuals willing to put in the effort and take on responsibility will find a path to advancement. Visit www.detering.com for more information about the company.

  • Warehouse Position in Building Materials »

    The Detering Company is seeking energetic individuals with an interest in developing a career in building materials. Must have a clean background check, ability to lift 100 pounds and must pass a drug test. Reading and writing English are requirements.

    The Detering Company is a distributor of building materials and is seeking individuals with the ability to learn the materials, properly stock and pull orders, maintain a clean working environment and work well with others in a team atmosphere.

    The Detering Company believes in promoting from within and individuals willing to put in the effort and take on responsibility will find a path to advancement. Visit www.detering.com for more information about the company.

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Get to Know Detering

Mission

Right and on time, every time.

Vision

To be recognized as the number one supplier of millwork, brick and stone, windows and cabinets to the custom builder in and around Houston.

Values

"Walk the Walk"
Be disciplined, work hard, be pro-active and show a sense of urgency.

"Talk the Talk"
Passion, Compassion, Honesty, Integrity

"The Orange Way"
Treat others with respect, be flexible, show loyalty to the company and be part of our family.

"Play to Win"
Accuracy, Excellence, Desire to be the Best, Celebrate Success

 

Employee Healthcare Benefits

Medical Insurance

Detering offers employees and their families a triple option medical plan through Aetna. Your medical plan offers low deductible and out of pocket costs.

Dental Insurance

Detering offers employees and their dependents a dental plan through Aetna. The dental plan covers two cleanings per year and offers in-network discounts for services ranging from fillings, dentures and orthodontics for children up to age 19.

Vision Insurance

Detering offers you and your dependents Vision Insurance through Envolve. Your vision plan offers discounts for glasses, contacts and exams.

Life Insurance

Detering provides full-time employees with group life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance through Aetna. This benefit is 100% paid by employer.

 

Hear from the Detering Team

"Although we are growing, the company is still small enough where you can get to know everyone. I work for a great owner and have some excellent bosses in an amazing facility."
―James Hemmi, Controller