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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- 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.
Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.
Optional knowledge and skillsinstall 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
- Install technician - tampa
- Glazier - glass / mirror installer
- Glass glazier
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- Window / door / glass installer
- Entry level door service/installation technician
- General laborer
- Lead glazier