CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Glaziers

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Install glass in windows, skylights, store fronts, and display cases, or on surfaces, such as building fronts, interior walls, ceilings, and tabletops. Read and interpret blueprints or specifications to determine size, shape, color, type, or thickness of glass, location of framing, installation procedures, or staging or scaffolding materials required.
 
Determine plumb of walls or ceilings, using plumb lines and levels.
 
Fabricate or install metal sashes or moldings for glass installation, using aluminum or steel framing.
 
Measure mirrors and dimensions of areas to be covered to determine work procedures.
 
Fasten glass panes into wood sashes or frames with clips, points, or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints.
 
Secure mirrors in position, using mastic cement, putty, bolts, or screws.
 
Cut, fit, install, repair, or replace glass or glass substitutes, such as plastic or aluminum, in building interiors or exteriors or in furniture or other products.
 
Cut and remove broken glass prior to installing replacement glass.
 
Set glass doors into frames and bolt metal hinges, handles, locks, or other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.
 
Score glass with cutters' wheels, breaking off excess glass by hand or with notched tools.
 
Cut, assemble, fit, or attach metal-framed glass enclosures for showers, bathtubs, display cases, skylights, solariums, or other structures.
 
Drive trucks to installation sites and unload mirrors, glass equipment, or tools.
 
Install pre-assembled metal or wood frameworks for windows or doors to be fitted with glass panels, using hand tools.
 
Cut and attach mounting strips, metal or wood moldings, rubber gaskets, or metal clips to surfaces in preparation for mirror installation.
 
Assemble, erect, or dismantle scaffolds, rigging, or hoisting equipment.
 
Load and arrange glass or mirrors onto delivery trucks, using suction cups or cranes to lift glass.
 
Measure and mark outlines or patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines.
 
Grind or polish glass, smoothing edges when necessary.
 
Prepare glass for cutting by resting it on rack edges or against cutting tables and brushing thin layer of oil along cutting lines or dipping cutting tools in oil.
 
Pack spaces between moldings and glass with glazing compounds and trim excess material with glazing knives.
 
Operate cranes or hoists with suction cups to lift large, heavy pieces of glass.
 
Confer with customers to determine project requirements or to provide cost estimates.
 
Select the type or color of glass or mirror according to specifications.
 
Move furniture to clear work sites and cover floors or furnishings with drop cloths.
 
Assemble and cement sections of stained glass together.
 
Measure, cut, fit, and press anti-glare adhesive film to glass or spray glass with tinting solution to prevent light glare.
 
Create patterns on glass by etching, sandblasting, or painting designs.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Building and Construction Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
 
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
 
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
 
Design Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Trunk Strength The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Gross Body Equilibrium The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Gross Body Coordination The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
American Glazing Software AGS WindowPricer Project management software
 
Bid Master software Project management software
 
Constructive Computing QuickEST Windows Project management software
 
D-CALC FACADE 4000 Computer aided design CAD software
 
Work order software Facilities management software
 
Adjustable widemouth pliers Adjustable widemouth pliers
 
Adjustable wrenches Adjustable wrenches
 
Allen wrenches Hex keys
 
Automatic cutting tables Glass cutters
 
Automatic diamond wheel edgers Grinding or polishing machines
 
Automatic vertical edging machines Grinding or polishing machines
 
Aviation snips Metal cutters
 
Bastard files Files
 
Bench grinders Power grinders
 
Bosun chairs Manlift or personnel lift
 
Builders' levels Levels
 
Center punches Punches or nail sets or drifts
 
Claw hammers Hammers
 
Cold chisels Cold chisels
 
Combination squares Squares
 
Cordless drills Power drills
 
Countersinks Countersinks
 
Cutoff saws Power saws
 
Dead-blow hammers Hammers
 
Desktop computers Desktop computers
 
Drill presses Workshop presses
 
Drum sanders Power sanders
 
Duck-billed locking pliers Locking pliers
 
Edge scrapers Razor knives
 
Electric drills Power drills
 
Files Files
 
Finger pull machines Grinding or polishing machines
 
Flat screwdrivers Screwdrivers
 
Forklifts Forklifts
 
Glass bevelers Grinding or polishing machines
 
Glass clamps Hand clamps
 
Glass cutters Glass cutters
 
Glass dollies Dollies
 
Glass drilling machines Drilling machines
 
Glass edgers Grinding or polishing machines
 
Glass gloves Protective gloves
 
Glass holders Hold down clamps
 
Glass lifters Lifts
 
Glass pliers Flat nose pliers
 
Glass routers Grinding or polishing machines
 
Glass saws Power saws
 
Glass tongs Tongs
 
Grinding tools Power grinders
 
Hacksaws Saws
 
Half moon files Files
 
Hammers Hammers
 
Hand seamers Sheet metal pliers
 
Hand sprayers Hand sprayers
 
Hard hats Hard hats
 
Hoists Hoists
 
Jig saws Power saws
 
L-squares Squares
 
Ladders Ladders
 
Laser levels Levels
 
Leg protectors Leg protectors
 
Levels Levels
 
Lifelines Lifelines or lifeline equipment
 
Lifting hooks Lifting hooks
 
Locking pliers Locking pliers
 
Mallets Mallets
 
Measuring tapes Tape measures
 
Metal cutting shears Metal cutters
 
Milling machines Milling machines
 
Nibblers Nibblers
 
Notched glass-breaking tools Glass cutters
 
Nut drivers Nut drivers
 
Open end wrenches Open end wrenches
 
Overhead cranes Track cranes
 
Phillips head screwdrivers Screwdrivers
 
Platform lifts Platform lift
 
Plumb bobs Plumb bobs
 
Point drivers Point drivers or accessories for picture frames
 
Polishing machines Grinding or polishing machines
 
Portable air routers Grinding or polishing machines
 
Portable belt sanders Power sanders
 
Power hammers Demolition hammers
 
Power miter saws Sawing machines
 
Power saws Power saws
 
Power screwguns Power screwguns
 
Propane torches Blow torches
 
Protective aprons Protective aprons
 
Protective sleeves Protective shirts
 
Pry bars Pry bars
 
Putty knives Putty knives
 
Radial arm saws Power saws
 
Ratchet sets Ratchets
 
Reciprocating saws Power saws
 
Respirators Respirators
 
Riveting tools Rivet tools
 
Robertson screwdrivers Screwdrivers
 
Round files Files
 
Rubber mallets Mallets
 
Rulers Rulers
 
Saber saws Power saws
 
Safety gloves Protective gloves
 
Safety goggles Goggles
 
Safety lanyards Fall protection lanyard
 
Sandblasters Pneumatic sanding machines
 
Saws Saws
 
Scaffolding Scaffolding
 
Scoring tools Scribers
 
Screwdrivers Screwdrivers
 
Scribers Scribers
 
Self-propelled elevated work platforms Platform lift
 
Shackles Lifts
 
Shin protectors Leg protectors
 
Side cutters Glass cutters
 
Sliding bevels Bevels
 
Slings Slings
 
Soldering equipment Soldering irons or guns
 
Spatulas Spatulas
 
Spirit levels Levels
 
Spot-welding equipment Welding tools
 
Spreader beams Below the hook device
 
Squares Squares
 
Story pole tape measures Tape measures
 
Straightedges Straight edges
 
Swing stages Manlift or personnel lift
 
Table saws Power saws
 
Telescoping measuring rods Tape measures
 
Torque wrenches Torque wrenches
 
Triangles Triangles
 
Upright belt sanders Power sanders
 
Utility knives Utility knives
 
Vacuum cups Suction cups
 
Water blasting equipment Pressure or steam cleaners
 
Wheel cutters Glass cutters
 
Wood chisels Wood chisels
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
Related Work Experience Over 4 years, up to and including 6 years
 
On-the-Job Training Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Art Glass Setter
Glass Fitter
Glass Glazier
Glass Inserter
Glass Installer
Glass Mechanic
Glass Setter
Glazer
Glazier
Glazier Apprentice
Installer
Lead Applier
Leaded Glass Installer
Mirror Installer
Plate Glass Installer
Stained Glass Glazier
Stained Glass Installer
Stained Glass Joiner
Window Assembler
Window Glass Installer
Window Glazier
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Construction
Job Family: Construction Trades
Benchmark Title: Glaziers
 
 
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