Profession glass installation supervisor

Glass installation supervisor monitor the process of installing plate glass. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Glass coatings

    Coatings used to protect glass from damage, to influence its behaviour when damaged, to keep harmful UV rays out, and others. Their usage cases, advantages and disadvantages and price points.

  • Types of glazing

    Various types of glass, insulating glazing and mirror glass. Their usage cases, advantages and disadvantages, and price points.

Skills

  • Answer requests for quotation

    Make up prices and documents for the products that customers may purchase.

  • Process incoming construction supplies

    Receive incoming construction supplies, handle the transaction and enter the supplies into any internal administration system.

  • Work in a construction team

    Work as part of a team in a construction project. Communicate efficiently, sharing information with team members and reporting to supervisors. Follow instructions and adapt to changes in a flexible manner.

  • Order construction supplies

    Order required materials for the construction project, taking care to purchase the most suitable material for a good price.

  • Inspect glass sheet

    Inspect the drawn sheets of glass in order to detect any flows such as blisters or stones, signalling the defective glass sheets.

  • Check compatibility of materials

    Make sure the materials are fit to be used together, and if there are any foreseeable interferences.

  • Manipulate glass

    Manipulate the properties, shape and size of glass.

  • Supervise staff

    Oversee the selection, training, performance and motivation of staff.

  • Manage health and safety standards

    Oversee all personnel and processes to comply with health, safety and hygiene standards. Communicate and support alignment of these requirements with the company's health and safety programmes.

  • Plan shifts of employees

    Plans shifts of employees to ensure completion of all customer orders and satisfactory completion of the production plan.

  • Evaluate employees work

    Evaluate the need for labour for the work ahead. Evaluate the performance of the team of workers and inform superiors. Encourage and support the employees in learning, teach them techniques and check the application to ensure product quality and labour productivity.

  • Ensure compliance with construction project deadline

    Plan, schedule and monitor the building processes in order to ensure completion of the project by the set deadline.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Advise on construction materials

    Provide advice on and test a wide range of construction materials.

  • Use safety equipment in construction

    Use elements of protective clothing such as steel-tipped shoes, and gear such as protective goggles, in order to minimise risk of accidents in construction and to mitigate any injury if an accident does occur.

  • Follow health and safety procedures in construction

    Apply the relevant health and safety procedures in construction in order to prevent accidents, pollution and other risks.

  • Inspect construction supplies

    Check construction supplies for damage, moisture, loss or other problems before using the material.

Optional knowledge and skills

install glass frames provide technical expertise adjust glass sheets set up temporary construction site infrastructure install sill pan install structural glazing follow safety procedures when working at heights train employees smooth glass surface apply insulation strips work ergonomically apply a protective layer rig loads assemble insulating glazing units rinse glass use shims install roof windows remove glass from windows smooth glass edges use squaring pole negotiate supplier arrangements provide first aid manage contracts use sander recruit employees cost management construction product regulation calculate needs for construction supplies install construction profiles install frameless glass handle broken glass sheets