Glazier

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado
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Overview

Location

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado

Job Type

Contract

Branch Number

82

Hourly Rate

$22.00 - $28.00

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

Intermediate

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Job Description

We are looking to hire a talented and professional glazier to measure, cut, and install glass fittings in homes and businesses. A glazier’s responsibilities include working with blueprints to cut glass to specifications, assembling and fitting glass in shop windows, sliding doors, display cases, bathroom units, and other home or commercial structures.

To be successful as a glazier, you should have detailed knowledge of the glass manufacturing and cutting process, have good eye-hand coordination, be able to lift heavy objects, and have excellent communication skills. Ultimately, a top-notch glazier provides a positive customer experience while constantly meeting high professional standards.

Responsibilities

  • Fabricate or install metal sashes or moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing.
  • Install metal structural components.
  • Fabricate parts or components.
  • Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels.
  • Verify alignment of structures or equipment.
  • Select the type or color of glass or mirror according to specifications.
  • Select construction materials.
  • Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints.
  • Install doors or windows.
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil.
  • Cut, fit, install, repair, or replace glass or glass substitutes, such as plastic or aluminum, in building interiors or exteriors or in furniture or other products.
  • Grind or polish glass, smoothing edges when necessary.
  • Smooth surfaces with abrasive materials or tools.
  • Measure and mark outlines or patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines.
  • Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly.
  • Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.
  • Install pre-assembled metal or wood frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools.
  • Read and interpret blueprints or specifications to determine size, shape, color, type, or thickness of glass, location of framing, installation procedures, or staging or scaffolding materials required.
  • Load or unload materials used in construction or extraction.
  • Protect structures or surfaces near work areas to avoid damage.
  • Cut, assemble, fit, or attach metal-framed glass enclosures for showers, bathtubs, display cases, skylights, solariums, or other structures.
  • Load and arrange glass or mirrors onto delivery trucks, using suction cups or cranes to lift glass.
  • Pack spaces between moldings and glass with glazing compounds and trim excess material with glazing knives.
  • Trim excess material from installations.
  • Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces.
  • Measure, cut, fit, and press anti-glare adhesive film to glass or spray glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare.

Qualifications & Experience

  • -High school diploma.
  • -A valid glazier certification from the National Glass Association.
  • -3+ years working as a glazier or commercial glazier.
  • -Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • -A high level of attention to detail.
  • -Excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • -Good communication skills.
  • -Professional appearance.
  • -Ability to deal with stressful situations.
  • -Must be able to pass 6-panel drug test.
  • -Must be able to pass background check.

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