Occupational Employment Statistics
Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops.
|Trade, Transportation and Utilities||N/A||$32.65/hr
|Education and Health Services||N/A||$40.03/hr
- Cut, assemble, fit, or attach metal-framed glass enclosures for showers, bathtubs, display cases, skylights, solariums, or other structures.
- Drive trucks to installation sites and unload mirrors, glass equipment, or tools.
- Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels.
- 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.
- Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.
- Pack spaces between moldings and glass with glazing compounds and trim excess material with glazing knives.
- 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.
- Measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures.
- 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.
- Load and arrange glass or mirrors onto delivery trucks, using suction cups or cranes to lift glass.