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Glazier

59

Statewide
Job Postings
326th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
850

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$16.13 - $28.64

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$15.41 - $26.17

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Glazier - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 59 job postings for the occupation of Glazier in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Glazier. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

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Top 3 Certifications

There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Glazier Do:

Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.

Common Job Activities:

  • Confer with customers to determine project requirements or to provide cost estimates.
  • Fabricate or install metal sashes or moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing.
  • Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels.
  • Select the type or color of glass or mirror according to specifications.
  • Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints.
  • 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.
  • Grind or polish glass, smoothing edges when necessary.
  • Measure and mark outlines or patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines.
  • 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.
  • Install pre-assembled metal or wood frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools.
  • Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.
  • 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.
  • Drive trucks to installation sites and unload mirrors, glass equipment, or tools.
  • Measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures.
  • Move furniture to clear work sites and cover floors or furnishings with drop cloths.
  • 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.
  • Operate cranes or hoists with suction cups to lift large, heavy pieces of glass.
  • Cut and remove broken glass prior to installing replacement glass.
  • Score glass with cutters' wheels, breaking off excess glass by hand or with notched tools.
  • Secure mirrors in position, using mastic cement, putty, bolts, or screws.
  • Assemble, erect, or dismantle scaffolds, rigging, or hoisting equipment.
  • Cut and attach mounting strips, metal or wood moldings, rubber gaskets, or metal clips to surfaces in preparation for mirror installation.
  • Create patterns on glass by etching, sandblasting, or painting designs.
  • Assemble and cement sections of stained glass together.
  • Measure, cut, fit, and press anti-glare adhesive film to glass or spray glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare.

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