Automotive Glass Installer - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
44 job postings for the occupation of Automotive Glass Installer in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Automotive Glass Installer. 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.
Top 3 Certifications
There are not any certifications requested by Indiana employers for this occupation.
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What Automotive Glass Installer Do:
Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.
Common Job Activities:
- Prime all scratches on pinchwelds with primer and allow to dry.
- Remove all dirt, foreign matter, and loose glass from damaged areas, apply primer along windshield or window edges, and allow primer to dry.
- Allow all glass parts installed with urethane ample time to cure, taking temperature and humidity into account.
- Apply a bead of urethane around the perimeter of each pinchweld and dress the remaining urethane on the pinchwelds so that it is of uniform level and thickness.
- Select appropriate tools, safety equipment, and parts, according to job requirements.
- Install replacement glass in vehicles.
- Obtain windshields or windows for specific automobile makes and models from stock and examine them for defects prior to installation.
- Replace all moldings, clips, windshield wipers, or other parts that were removed prior to glass replacement or repair.
- Check for and remove moisture or contamination in damaged areas and keep areas dry until repairs are complete.
- Remove broken or damaged glass windshields or window glass from motor vehicles, using hand tools to remove screws from frames holding glass.
- Remove moldings, clips, windshield wipers, screws, bolts, and inside A-pillar moldings and lower headliners in preparation for installation or repair work.
- Install, repair, or replace safety glass and related materials, such as back glass heating elements, on vehicles or equipment.
- Cool or warm glass in the event of temperature extremes.
- Replace or adjust motorized or manual window-raising mechanisms.
- Install new foam dams on pinchwelds, if required.
- Hold cut or uneven edges of glass against automated abrasive belts to shape or smooth edges.
- Cut flat safety glass according to specified patterns or perform precision pattern making and glass cutting to custom fit replacement windows.
- Install rubber channeling strips around edges of glass or frames to weatherproof windows or to prevent rattling.
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