Glaziers are responsible for glass installation, cutting, assembling, and fitting metal-framed glass enclosures. They are also in charge of driving vehicles to installation sites, unloading material, fabricating and installing framework, and loading and arranging glass onto vehicles. These professionals clear work space of furniture and cover floors, as well as operate cranes and hoists. Other tasks performed by glaziers include setting glass into frames, attaching mountain strips, recording measurements, following blueprints, and grinding and polishing glass. Additionally, they set molds, create patterns on glass, and consult with clients.
Remove old or broken windows and evaluate site for the best type of glass for the location.
Use adhesives, gaskets, and caulks to hang windows and seal them.
Measure, cut, grind, polish, and ready glass for installation.
Use tools and equipment to transport, handle, and place glass into final location.