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

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Apply health and safety standards

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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