Profession vehicle glazier

Vehicle glaziers install glass in motor vehicles taking into account the automobile manufacturer specifications such as glass type, thickness, size and shape. They order and inspect windows for specific automobile models and prepare the damaged areas to install new glass.

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Personality Type


  • Clean vehicle exterior

    Wash, clean, polish and wax vehicle's exterior glass and chrome parts.

  • Remove windshields

    Remove cracked windshield or window glass from motor vehicles by using hand tools.

  • Install windshields

    Install replacement glass in motor vehicles by using hand and power tools.

  • Apply primer

    Cover surfaces with primer according to requirements and specifications. Let primer dry for the proper amount of time.

  • Apply health and safety standards

    Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Polish windshields

    Polish replaced or repaired windshield or window glass of motor vehicles by using polish and a cloth.

  • Examine damaged windshields

    Examine chips and cracks on windshields and window glass of motor vehicle to assess the damage. Choose the right type of repair.

Optional knowledge and skills

abrasive blasting processes apply preliminary treatment to workpieces manage supplies keep records of work progress install foam dams on pinchwelds use urethane adhesive to fasten windshields smooth glass edges cut glass install rubber channeling strips repair small damages to windshields identify customer's needs repair windshield wipers order supplies

Source: Sisyphus ODB