Replace broken or pitted windshields and window glasses in motor vehicles.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Glass Installers do?
Replaces broken or pitted windshields and window glass in motor vehicles: Removes broken glass by unscrewing frame, using handtools. Cuts flat safety glass according to specified pattern, using glasscutter. Smooths cut edge of glass by holding against abrasive belt. Applies moistureproofing compound along cut edges and installs glass in vehicle. Weatherproofs window or windshield and prevents it from rattling by installing rubber channeling strips around sides of glass. Installs precut replacement glass to replace curved windows. May replace or adjust parts in window-raising mechanism.
Should I be a Glass Installer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
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How to become a Glass Installer
Glass Installers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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