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Glaziers cut, fit, install and replace glass in residential, commercial and industrial buildings, on exterior walls of buildings and other structures and in furniture and other products. They are employed by construction glass installation contractors, retail service and repair shops and glass fabrication shops, or they may be self-employed.
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- Read and interpret blueprints and specifications to determine type and thickness of glass, frame, installation procedure and materials required
- Measure and mark glass and cut glass using glass cutters or computerized cutter
- Tint glass and create patterns on glass by etching, sandblasting or painting designs
- Assemble, erect and dismantle scaffolds, rigging and hoisting equipment
- Position glass panes into frames and secure glass using clips, points or mouldings
- Assemble and install prefabricated glass, mirrors or glass products on walls, ceilings or exteriors of building
- Fabricate metal frames for glass installation
- Install, fit, fabricate and attach architectural metals or related substitute products in commercial and residential buildings
- Install pre-cut mirrors and opaque and transparent glass panels in frames to form exterior walls of buildings
- Replace glass in furniture and other products
- Prepare and install skylights, showcases and aquariums and stained or other special glass in churches, museums, sports and other establishments
- Repair and service residential windows, commercial aluminum doors and other glass supporting structures, and replace damaged glass or faulty sealant
- May prepare cost estimates for customers or clients.
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Outlook & Prospects for Glaziers in Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 31 - Apr 04, 2014
- A $20M Fortinos store will open in the Fiesta Mall in Hamilton in July and will employ 300 people
- Valet Car Wash opened in St. Catharines, employing 19 full and part-time staff
- Construction on the $5M West Niagara Agricultural Centre fairgrounds in Lincoln is expected to be completed in September
- Liquidation King opened a retail store at the Mohawk Plaza in Brantford
- A new Boston Pizza is opening at the Sherkston Shores resort in Port Colborne this summer
- Energex Tube is issuing indefinite layoff notices to 126 hourly and 36 salaried employees at its steel tubing manufacturing plant in Welland
- A new Michaels arts and crafts store will be opening in Brantford in April, creating more than 60 jobs
- St. Catharines Hydro Inc. received approval from the provincial government to construct the Shickluna Hydro Generating Station. The $38M to $42M project is expected to break ground in November 2015 and create about 60 construction jobs.
- Construction is expected to begin this spring on the new 77,000-sq.-ft. Air Cargo Logistics Facility at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, creating 50 construction jobs
- Giant Tiger Stores Limited will be closing its department store in Port Dover at the end of July due to insufficient sales
- Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. was awarded a $44M contract by Metrolinx to construct a new GO Station at 353 James Street North in Hamilton starting this spring. The project is expected to create approximately 400 jobs.
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