Languages: English

Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Experience: 5 years or more

Own Tools/Equipment: Tools, Safety equipment/gear, Steel-toed safety boots, Hard hat, Safety glasses/goggles, Gloves

Security and Safety: Basic security clearance, Criminal record check, Driver’s validity licence check, Eligible for professional liability insurance

Transportation/Travel Information: Valid driver’s licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Handling heavy loads, Standing for extended periods, Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Site Environment: Outdoors, Dangerous, At heights

Additional Skills: Prepare tenders and quotations, Instruct apprentices, Prepare shop drawings, Supervise other workers, Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications, Work at heights, on scaffolding or swing stages, Estimate costs and materials, Operate CADD and other computer software systems, Work from man-lift mobile equipment, cranes and other lifting equipment’

Installation Specialization: Skylights and slope glazed installations, Curtain walls, Sports installations (sports courts and boards), Stained glass installations, Aluminum storefronts, barrel vaults, solariums, commercial window systems, Electrically altered glass, Glass baffles, smoke and sprinkler baffles, Heat resistant ceramics, Overhead automatic doors, Shower doors and tub enclosures, Suspended glazing system, Vehicle windows, windshields and sunroofs, Walls and other interior areas (i.e. partitions), Display cases, Aquarium

Frame Fabrication and Installation: Curtain wall (stock length material), Curtain wall (prefabricated material), Aluminum framing members, Entranceways

Glass Cutting Equipment and Techniques: Cutting wheels, Self-lubricating cutters, 118 degree wheel, Circular cutters, Computerized cutters, Automatic finger pull machine, Cut glass plate manually (straight cuts), Cut glass plate free-hand (curved cuts), Bend glass, Edge glass plates, Etch glass, Notch glass plates, Laminate glass, Paint glass, Sandblast decal designs on glass, Temper glass, Tint glass

Major Work Area: Installation

Specific Skills: Determine type of glass, frames and material required, Measure, mark and cut glass, Position and secure panes in frame, Assemble and install prefabricated glass, mirrors or glass products, Install door, window and other hardware, Repair glass doors and other glass structures, Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolding, rigging and hoisting equipment, Transport cases of glass

Type of Glass / Materials: Acrylic plexiglass, Float glass, Mirrors, Sealed units

Type of Glass Drilling Bits: Carbide and diamond bits, Brass tube bits

Work Setting: Residential

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): CADD Course, Propane in Construction Record of Training

How to apply: By email at

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