Profession vehicle glazier

Vehicle glaziers replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles of all types. They prepare the damaged areas to install new glass in line with model specifications. They order and inspect windows for specific automobile models.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Wear appropriate protective gear

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

  • Apply health and safety standards

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

  • Clean vehicle exterior

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

  • Apply primer

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

  • Polish windshields

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Troubleshoot

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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

Common job titles

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